De Imaginibus, "On Images" is, after Picatrix, the most important text for medieval and Renaissance astrological magic. De Imaginibus represents the height of astrological magic technique... More > and goes far beyond merely planetary talismans in using the full range of traditional astrological technique developed by the sophisticated Harranian Sabians. De Imaginibus explains how to create house based talismans, how to use horary questions to forecast and anchor talismans and how to tune talismans to individual natal charts. The translator, John Michael Greer, is a noted Latinist and esoteric author. He is the co-translator of the Complete Picatrix. This translation was made from Francis Carmody's Latin critical edition of the astronomical works of Thabit Ibn Qurra and contains two variant texts along with extensive commentary by Christopher Warnock, the leading astrological magician and examples of talisman elections using Thabit's methods.< Less
Three Books of Occult Philosophy by Cornelius Agrippa is a key work of Western esotericism. Encyclopedic in its scope, Three Books of Occult Philosophy has never been surpassed in its breadth of... More > occult knowledge, encompassing natural magic, astrological and divine magic. Originally published in Latin in 1533, until now it has only been available in a 17th century translation that remains problematic despite modern attempts to annotate. Renaissance Astrology Press is proud to present the first modern translation from the Latin critical edition by Eric Purdue, edited with a Preface by the noted astrologer and magician Christopher Warnock. This volume contains Book One dealing with the Material World, natural magic and occult virtues. This edition is heavily annotated with over 1,000 footnotes, with all of Agrippa's sources carefully noted. Finally Agrippa's occult masterpiece is available in an accurate modern English translation!< Less
The Cabala of Planetary Magic gives a fascinating look into Cabala and astrological talismans, particularly Cabalistic kamea or planetary magic square talismans and explains in detail how to use... More > Gematria and the Sephirotic Tree of Life for planetary magic, how to make planetary seals and mottos, how to discover and use the Cabalistic names of the planetary spirits & intelligences as well as how to time, create and cast Cabalistic planetary talismans.
The author, Wade Coleman, is a skilled jeweler and one of the most experienced casters of astrological talismans in the world. His talismans are featured on the Renaissance Astrology website, the leading source of traditional astrological talismans. Mr. Coleman's talismans have been made a part of the permanent collection of the British Museum.
Mr. Coleman brings a wealth of experience as a magician and expert on Cabala, his previous publications include Sepher Sapphires, an authoritative reference on the use of Gematria in Cabala.< Less
The Picatrix is the most famous grimoire of astrological magic and one of the most important works of medieval and Renaissance magic. With all four books of the Latin Picatrix complete in one volume,... More > translated & annotated by the noted scholars, magicians and astrologers John Michael Greer & Christopher Warnock, Picatrix takes its rightful place as an essential occult text. Picatrix is an encyclopedic work with over 300 pages of Hermetic magical philosophy, ritual, talismanic and natural magic. Greer & Warnock’s complete translation is lucid and well annotated. Renaissance Astrology & Adocentyn Press have released the complete Picatrix in a variety of different editions, including the Liber Atratus and Liber Rubeus editions. All editions contain the same basic text, but add additional variant passages, either from the Arabic Picatrix or authors cited, but not found in the Latin Picatrix. The Liber Atratus edition adds a passage on poisons from Ibn Washiyya’s Book of Poisons.< Less