Description : In order to attract readers, it was not uncommon for magical texts of the 16th century to take on the name of a notable figure. Such is the case with The Book of Secrets of Albertus Magnus, whose secrets are, in fact, a compilation from a number of different sources by an anonymous author who was, according to editors Best and Brightman, probably one of Albertus Magnus' followers.
Description : Being the approved, verified, sympathetic and natural Egyptian secrets of white and black art - for man and beast. the book of nature and the hidden secrets and mysteries of life unveiled; being the forbidden knowledge of ancient philosophers by that ce.
Description : Women's Secrets provides the first modern translation of the notorious treatise De secretis mulierum, popular throughout the late middle ages and into modern times. The Secrets deals with human reproduction and was written to instruct celibate medieval monks on the facts of life and some of the ways of the universe. However, the book had a much more far-reaching influence. Lemay shows how its message that women were evil, lascivious creatures built on the misogyny of the work's Aristotelian sources and laid the groundwork for serious persecution of women. Both the content of the treatise and the reputation of its author (erroneously believed to be Albertus Magnus) inspired a few medieval scholars to compose lengthy commentaries on the text, substantial selections from which are included, providing further evidence of how medieval men interpreted science and viewed the female body.
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Description : Albertus Magnus: Being the approved, verified, sympathetic and natural Egyptian secrets of white and black art - for man and beast. The book of nature and the hidden secrets and mysteries of life unveiled; being the forbidden knowledge of ancient philosophers. Three Volumes In One Translated From The German Original.
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