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Daemonologie.

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Author: King James I
Published: 1597
Language: English
Wordcount: 28,059 / 88 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 48.5
LoC Category: BD
Downloads: 2,630
Added to site: 2008.06.30
mnybks.net#: 21377
Origin: gutenberg.org
Genre: Non-fiction

In Forme of a Dialogie Diuided into three Bookes.

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re, what thing is it that ye call Magie or Necromancie.

EPI. This worde Magie in the Persian toung, importes as muche as to be ane contemplator or Interpretour of Divine and heavenlie sciences: which being first vsed amongs the Chaldees, through their ignorance of the true divinitie, was esteemed and reputed amongst them, as a principall vertue: And therefore, was named vnjustlie with an honorable stile, which name the Greekes imitated, generally importing all these kindes of vnlawfull artes.

And this word Necromancie is a Greek word, compounded of {~GREEK CAPITAL LETTER NU~}{~GREEK SMALL LETTER EPSILON~}{~GREEK SMALL LETTER KAPPA~}{~GREEK SMALL LETTER RHO~}{~GREEK SMALL LETTER OMEGA~}{~GREEK SMALL LETTER NU~} & {~GREEK SMALL LETTER MU~}{~GREEK SMALL LETTER ALPHA~}{~GREEK SMALL LETTER NU~}{~GREEK SMALL LETTER TAU~}{~GREEK SMALL LETTER EPSILON~}{~GREEK SMALL LETTER IOTA~}{~GREEK SMALL LETTER ALPHA~}, which is to say, the Prophecie

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