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Variations and editions — The Iberian duality Before dwelling into this one single book, it should be understood that it actually inserts itself in a long and rich tradition of Iberian magical literature.

A series of magical properties that can be summed up in the Portuguese saying: Upon realizing that their exis are dead the swallows are said to go fetch an herb which restores their life, being that one merely needs to take this herb in order to operate similar miracles. In Portugal in particular, references to this orison can be found at least as far as the 16th century, when it was outlawed and consequently starts to feature in Inquisition processes Braga, Bartholomeu e de S. According to its own narrative, it is said that it was from the spirit Exu Meia-Noite that St Cyprian acquired his occult knowledge Alva, n.

Livroo the original work three or nine copies are said to have been made by a monk, and mutilated copies of these have been dispersed all over the world. Faustus and Jacob Ramel. Officina de Miguel Manescal. This, in its oral and folk root, is an extremely wide spread and flexible orison, with examples literally from all around the world Coelho, b and it is based on wxus numerical enumerations of religious concepts and objects, such as the two tables of Moses, the three persons of the Trinity, the four evangelists and so on Vasconcelos, Lirvo by this event, he dedicated himself to writing nine books on black magic, whose content is the base for the Scandinavian Black Books.

Whosoever has read all these nine books through becomes the property of the Devil. As an livroo of folk magic it has become truly a book of the people Ferreira, and although its readers and environment changes, its function remains the same: As such, this book somehow presents itself at the crossroads between the oral and the written word, as oral ilvro congealed in book form.

Cyprian — Clavis Inferni.

This, over time, has then led to the association of St Cyprian with the African line of Umbanda and the spirits known as Pretos Velhos, later turned into the line of the Souls, the specific spiritual exks worked in Quimbanda.


These two points, while sharing most of their attributes and general instructions, differ in the aspect that one is prepared by passing a needle thought the skin of a dead man point XXXVI while the other through the eyes of a bat point XLVI.

Antonio de Alva (Author of O Livro dos Exus)

This is itself divided into nine chapters, being that the first seven present in fact a quite well structured system of healing, banishing and exorcism through prayers and orisons, having many interesting nuances and variations depending on the nature fxus the evil being treated, be it a devilish sorcery, an evil spirit or a good spirit. Its structure goes as follows: Approaching the modern times, we find that the many current but not all versions of St Cyprian books can mostly be grouped into two main branches, which can currently be divided by the linguistic and national borders of Ecus and Spain.

A count, who resided in the castle of Ploen, is said to have possessed a perfect copy, which he caused exue be fastened with chains and buried under the castle; because in reading through eight books he was so troubled and terrified that he resolved on concealing it from the sight of the world.

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Magiae artes abjudicate manu; quis in illis aliquod deficiet, et tantum mea propria manu subscripta, et Typis edita valent, ed solum in ipsis data; potente pactum Verum facienti.

The structure of this book, although exux suffered very minor alteration regarding the numeration of its various sections throughout the years, is in its essence the same as the most modern Portuguese editions.

This legend goes on to say that this book is in fact divided into three parts, the Cyprianus, Dr. Some spells from the nine books are still known among aged people.

Revista Lusitana, III, pp. Besides this, one can find numerous folk legends that transport Cyprian from his distant Antioch modern day Turkeydirectly into the Iberian world Coelho, a. Also interesting in this section is point XXXVII, the instructions on how to acquire a miraculous herb that is said to restore life to the dead. Revista Lusitana, XX, pp.

As far as Denmark goes, there appear to be two distinct reports of who Cyprian was. A Study in Magic and Religion. O Livro dos Exus Kiumbas e Eguns. Skip to main content. Such a text stands out in the book as it is clearly not from a folk or traditional source, quoting authors such as Johannes Hymonides, Antonio Possevino, Gerolamo Cardano or Alessandro Alessandri.

One other remarkable particularity about this section is an extremely lengthy and elaborate banishment for the disenchantment of one hundred and forty eight buried treasures, as this is a book that has always been intrinsically linked with magical treasure hunting.


This observation makes this book a window into elusive aspects of culture and traditional belief and practice, adding up to a grimoire quite distinguishable from most others, but whose content does challenge these in terms of ancestry.

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Log In Sign Up. Such a circumstance meant that these never came to crystallize into a standard version by action of the printing press. His book is said to have been written during his later years as he repented such evil actions, having the purpose to show how evil is performed so as one may counteract it.

Vasconcelos xeus this as a general superstition, brought into being by the 17th century physician Fonseca Henriques, which determined livr particular physical deficiency, together with limping, blindness, possessing a cross-eye or only one hand, to be one that is able to cast fascinations and bad luck on all those who see them.

Although remaining silent about the process by which one may activate the magical power of such needles, Braga refers quite livto to the practice of the dead man needle, while Vasconcelos mentions a similar tradition which consists on passing a needle through the eyes of a snake, indicating that these are most likely to be flexible and wide spread customs.

One of these books still exists in Flensborg.

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In more recent edition Anon, this list has been divided further into more than thirty eight entries, as its numeration is on occasions illogical, with a few distinct entries listed under ,ivro same number.

These may reveal to be livor invisible and unperceivable to the outside observer, but they greatly enhance its magical glamour and add layers of interpretation to its text. O Livro do Feiticeiro. Click here to sign up. Anon The Grand Grimoire. Between the Portuguese and the Spanish versions, this is the one that falls more in line with the typical European grimoire tradition.

In ancient livvro there lived in one of the Danish isles a man named Cyprianus, who was worse than the Devil; consequently, after he was dead and gone to hell, he was again cast forth by the Devil and replaced on his isle. Besides this, Braga also mentions similar instructions, hailing from Spain, for the acquisition of a stone used for the curing of every affliction of the eyes.

Livrp south towards Germany, we once again encounter similar traditions to the ones presented in Denmark, the following account is given by Thorpe