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PostPosted: Sun May 16, 2004 1:32 pm
by John J. Coughlin
From http://www.levity.com/alchemy/clav_lat.html:

Bodleian MS. Aubrey 24.
103 folios. In Latin and English. Written by John Aubrey in 1674.
Zecorbeni sive Claviculae Salomonis libri IV in quibus
I De Praeparementis, II De Experimentis, III De Pentaculis, IV De Artibus.
A MSS never yet printed, that I could heare of. Sum Aubrey 1674, May 9.
The book from whence I transcribed this was writt by an Italian, and in a very good hand.
Claviculae Salomonis Liber Primus.
Ch 1 De Amore Dei praecedente in addiscendo scientiam.
Ch 2 De observatione Tempore magis necessaria.
Ch 3 De Observationibus Lunae in operibus magicis.
Ch 4 De Aqua aspergenda.
Ch 5 De Aspergulo.
Ch 6 De fumigiis odoriferis.
Ch 7 De fumigiis foetidis.
Ch 8 De Lumine, Candelis, Igne, carbonibus, et lanterna.
Ch 9 De Penna, Atramento et Pugillare.
Ch 10 De Sanguine vespertilionis, Culumbae, et aliis sanguinibus.
Ch 11 De Carta Virginea. Qualiter fiat, et quomodo operetas per eam.
Ch 12 De Carta membrana HÅ“dina vel ovium.
Ch 13 De Cera, vel Terra Virginea.
Ch 14 Lancea, Baculo, et aliis instrumentiis artis
[diagrams of instruments on f18v.]
Ch 15 De Aca, et omni alio instrumento ferreo.
Ch 16 De Vestibus, et Calumentis.
Ch 17 De Panno Serico.
Ch 18 De Sacrificiis.
Ch 19 De Tubycina et aliis instrumentis extraordinariis ad Artem necessariis.
Ch 20 De Balneis quomodo fiant.

Liber secundus De Experimentis.
Ch 1 De Experimeto Furti.
Ch 2 De experimento Invisibilitatis qualiter operetur in eo.
Ch 3 De Experimento Amoris, et qualiter operetur in eis.
Ch 4 Ad Somniandum.
Ch 5 De Experiemto Pomi.
Ch 6 De Experimento Gratiae, et Impetrationis.
Ch 7 De Experientis qua fiunt ad odium.
Ch 8 Qualiter praeparentur experimenta ludibria, et derisoria.
Ch 9 Qualiter praeparantur Experimenta extraordinaria.

Liber Tertius de Pentaculis.
Ch 1 De Materiæ Pentaculorum.
Ch 2 De Formæ Pentaculorum.
Ch 3 De Consecratione Pentaculorum.
Sequuntur Sacra Pentacula propriis coloribus depicta, saecris Dei
nominibus exarata, et virtutibus insignita.
[41 Pentacles.]
[Inserted folios.]
This [symbol of pentacle] is called Pentalpha quasi Dr Ralph Parkhurst de hor.
[Drawings of two pentacles, not out of the clavicula series].
Hoc Pentacula in quo scripta sunt sanctissima nomina Dei, septuaginta quo, eiusque Angelorum sanctorum.
[Heptagon in Circle as in Dee's Sigil Aemeth and Seal of God from
Book of Honorius]

Liber Quartus de Artibus.
Ch 1 Quibus Horis artis compleri, et perfici debeant quando ora præparata fuerint.
Ch 2 Qualiter se habere debet exorcizator.
Ch 3 Qualiter se habere debeant locii, et Discipuli.
Ch 4 De jejunio, et custodia.
Ch 5 De Lociis ubi commode fieri possunt Artes.
Ch 6 Quomodo fiant circuli, et quatr operetur in eis.
[Diagram of square with permutations of the Tetragrammaton in Hebrew letters on the sides, and with circles in the interior of the square.]
Ch 8 [sic] Oratio, et Conjurationes.
[Diagram of three concentric circles with angel names.]
Ch 9 [sic] De Artibus Invocationis.
Ch 10 Fortior Conjuration et efficatior.
Finis Clavicola Salomonis.

[Various short pieces in English on magic mirrors, conjurations, etc.]
To fetch a theif…
[Sigils of Saturn, Jupiter, etc.]
An Experiment by thyself without a child or fellow companion in a chrystall stone a spirit will show the truth without false of all things doubtfull,…
To call a Spirit in Crystall.
The manner of gathering the Hasil Rodds called Virgulae Divinae.
Speculation is an Art whereby is shewed the answer of all things by calling in of all manner of order and servants into a Chrystall Berill Stone or glasse…