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book of abramelin

The Book of Abramelin

The Book of Abramelin tells the story of an Egyptian mage named Abramelin, or Abra-Melin, who taught a system of magic to Abraham of Worms, a German Jew presumed to have lived from c.1362–c.1458....

banshee

Banshee

A banshee, banshie or bean si is a supernatural female creature of Irish Celtic mythology, considered a magician or messenger of the Other World (sidh). It is comparable to other mythological creatures in Europe...

Magia Naturalis et Innaturalis by Johannus Faust was first published in 1505 and republished in 1849 in Stuttgart by J. Scheible

Grimoires or instruction books on magic

A grimoire is a textbook of magic, typically including instructions on how to create magical objects like talismans and amulets, how to perform magical spells, charms and divination, and how to summon or invoke...

Black phantom dog

Black dog apparitions

Black dog is often used as a synonym for ghost dog, though some phantom dogs are white instead of black. Black dogs have been reported from almost all the counties of England, the exceptions...

animal ghost

Animal ghosts and apparitions

Animal ghosts can actually be the ghosts of deceased animals, like more than one owner of a cat or dog who passed away can testify. Yet in folklore apparitions in the shape of animals...

Enfield Poltergeist

Poltergeist

A poltergeist, from the German Poltergeist, derived from poltern “making noise” and geist “mind”, is a paranormal phenomenon consisting of various noises, displacements, apparitions or disappearances of objects and other phenomena a priori inexplicable....