De Geomantia Seu Terrestris Astrologia

FAUBLÉE, JACQUES. 'Techniques divinatoires et magiques chez les Bara de Madagascar', Journal de la Société des Africainistes, Paris, 1952, vol. XXI, pp. 127-38.

* FERRAND, GABRIEL. Les Musulmans à Madagascar et aux îles

Comores, vol. 9, Algiers and Paris, 1892-1902, pp. 73-101.

* FERRAND, GABRIEL. 'Un chapitre d'astrologie arabico-malgache',

Journal asiatique, Paris, Sept.-Oct. 1905, pp. 193-273. FERRAND, GABRIEL. 'Les Destins des quatre éléments dans la magie malgache', Revue des études ethnographiques et sociologiques, Paris, 1908, pp. 277-8. FERRAND, GABRIEL. 'Madagascar', Encyclopedia of Islam (old edn), vol. 3, pp. 70^.

* FLACOURT, ÉTIENNE DE. Histoire de la grande isle Madagascar

* GRANDIDIER, ALFRED and GUILLAUME. 'Ethnographie de

Madagascar', in l'Histoire physique, nationale et politique de Madagascar, vols. III, IV, Paris, 1917, pp. 458-507.

* HÉBERT, J.C. 'Analyse structurale des géomancies comoriennes, malgaches, et africaines', in Journal de la Société des Africainistes, vol. XXXI, (II), 1961, pp. 115-208. Extensive bibliography.

LEIBOVICt, MARCEL. See CAQUOT, A.

PENNICK, NIGEL. Madagascar Divination, Fenris-Wolf, Cambridge, 1976 (?).

RUSSILLON, HENRI. 'Le Sikidy malgache', Bull, de l'Académie malgache, vol. VI, Paris, 1909, pp. 115-62. SIBREE, JAMES. Madagascar before the Conquest, Fisher Unwin, London, 1896 (copied almost verbatim from Dahle).

* STEINSCHNEIDER, MORITZ. 'Die s[i] kidy oder geomantischen

Figuren', Zeitschrift der Deutschen Morgenländischen Gesellschaft, vol. 31, pp. 762-5, Leipzig, 1877.

* TRAUTMANN, RENÉ. 'La Divination à la Côte des Esclaves et à Madagascar. La Vôdoû - le Fa - le Sikidy', in Mémoires de l'Institut Français d'Afrique Noire, no. 1, Larose, Paris, 1939.

European geomancy (chapters 5-8)

Texts here are too numerous to mention, but the seminal ones are those of Henry Cornelius Agrippa, Christopher Cattan, Bartholomew of Parma, Codes, Robert Fludd, Gerard of Cremona (or Sabbioneta) and Peter de Abano.

In French the work of Tannery, Caslant (taken from Cattan) and Delatte are important for the historical details and bibliographies. The work of John Heydon is mainly derivative, as are most twentieth-century works, with writers like Deacon contributing towards the general confusion between geomantic books and libri delle sorti, rather than clarifying the issue.

Lynn Thorndike's monumental work remains the most reliable background work on the history of European geomancy.

* ABU-HALI-BEN-OMAR (pseud.). Vollenkommene Geomantia, deren erster Theil die aufs neue revidirte . . . Punctier-Kunst in sich begreift. . . Der ander theil aber des . . . Arabers Abu-Hali-ben-Omar neimahls vorhin gedruckte astrologia terrestris oder Indische Stern-Kunde . . . Leipzig, 1735. AGRIPPA, HENRY CORNELIUS. Three Books of Occult

Philosophy, London, 1651, vol. I, book 1, chapter 57;book II, chapters 48, 51.

* AGRIPPA, HENRY CORNELIUS. 'On Geomancy', Fourth Book of

Occult Philosopby, London, 1655;reprinted Askin Publishers, London, 1978.

* AGRIPPA, HENRY CORNELIUS. Opera (ed. Richard H. Popkin),

AGRIPA, HENRY CORNELIUS. Of The Vanitie and Uncertaintie of Artes and Sciences, California State University, Berkeley, 1974, pp. 60, 109,408.

AGRIPPA, HENRY CORNELIUS (pseud.). The Ladies Oracle, Evelyn, London, 1962.

AGRIPPA, CORNELIUS (pseud.). Oracle du Destin: or Ancient and Modern Ladies Oracle, Evans, London [1857].

ALAD IN BEN ABDUL WAHHÂB (pseud.). Nevestes grosses arabisches Punktierbuch. Nach den untrüglichsten orientalischen Quellen des Aladin ben Abdul Wahhâb ins Deutsche Übertragen, Reutlingen, n.d.

ALFAKINUS. See Fasciculus Geomanticus.

* AMBELAIN, ROBERT. La Géomancie magique, Niclaus, Paris,

ANON. Ausfürlicbes Punktierbuch, In neuer und gründlicher Weise ausgearbeitet und vervollständigt nach den Aufzeichnungen des weisen Arabers Harun al Raschid und der weltberühmten französischen Wahrsagerin Lenormand, Reutlingen, 1920.

ANON. Beliebtes Punktier-Buch mit einem belustigenden Frage und Antwortspeil. . . Leipzig, n.d.

ANON. Curieuse und ganz neue Art zu Punctiren. Aus dem

Arabischen ins Deutsche übersetzet von einem Leibhaber dieser Kunst, Darmstadt [c. 1970]. (Facsímile reprint of ed. published Weimar, S.H. Hoffman 1768).

ANON. Géomancie où l'art de connaître les choses secrètes par points faits en terre, Strasbourg, 1609.

ANON. Geomantia, Jordan, Meintz, 1532.

ANON. El Gran libro de los oráculos, arte de adivinar la suerte presente y futura de las personas, por el método ejipcio y por el de los astros. Manuscrito hallado en las catacumbas de Ejipto cuando la espedicion de los Franceses, y cuya propiedad fue esclusiva des Emperador, Napoleon . . . Contiene además la historia de los antiguos oráculos, la zodialogia ó sea la ciencia de pronosticar los tempos por medio de lost planetas, Madrid, 1841.

ANON. Geomantia. Künstlicher und rechtschaffner Gebrauch der alten kleynen Geomancey. . . , Mainz, 1534.

ANON. Geomantia métrica seu ars punctandi nova, 1775.

ANON. Neuestes Punktierbüchlein nebst Planeten für beide

Geschlechter. . . , Berlin, n.d. ANON. Punktierbuechlein nebst Blumen . . ., Mulheim, n.d. ANON. Vollkommene Geomantia oder so genante Punctier-Kunst,

Freystadt, Jena, 1702. ANON. Vollkommene Punktierkunst oder . . ., Vienna, n.d. AXON, W.E. 'Divination by Books', in Manchester Quarterly, vol.

26, Manchester, 1907. BELOT, JEAN. Les Œuvres de M. Jean Belot, curé de Mil Monts, Professeur aux Sciences Divines et Célestes. Contenant la Chiromence, Physiononie, l'Art de Memoyre de Raymond Lulle, Traicté des Divinations, Augures et Songes, etc. . ., Rouen, 1640 & Lyon,1654. BERNARDUS SILVESTRIS. See Savorelli, M.B. BOLTE, JOHANNES. 'Zur geschichte de lasbücher', appendix to Georg Wickram's Worke, Tübingen, 1903, vol. IV, pp. 276-348 (especially 288-9). BOLTE, JOHANNES. 'Zur geschichte der Punktier und Losbücher', in Jahrbuch für Historische Volkskunde, ed. W. Franger, I, Die Volkskunde und ihre Grenzgebiete, Berlin, 1925. BONCOMPAGNI, PRINCE. Atti dell' Accademia dei Nuovi Lincei, vol. IV, Rome, 1851, pp. 100 et seq. [BRETEAU]. Grand jeu de société. Pratiques secrètes de Mlle. Lenormand. Explication et application des cartes astro-mytho-hermétiques, avec ... la manière de faire les talismans; suivi de la géomancie et d'un double dictionnaire des fleurs emblématiques, 1st part, pp. XIV + 309, Chez l'Editeur, Paris, 1845.

BRETT, YVONNE MARGARET. 'Astronomical and Astrological Illustrations in printed books of the later Renaissance, with special reference to Libri delle Sorti', M. Phil. Thesis, University of London,1975,pp.57-72. BREWER, DEREK, [ed.] . Geoffrey Chaucer, Bell, London, 1974. BRINI. See Savorelli, M.B.

CARRERAS Y CANDI, FRANCISCO. 'Un libro de geomancia popular del segle XIII', in Miscelánea histórica catalana, Ser. 1, Barcelona, 1905, pp. 161-74.

* CASLANT, EUGENE. Traité Elémentaire de géomancie [with bibliography by Dr Rouhier] , Editions Véga, Paris, 193 5.

* CATTAN, CHRISTOPHE DE. The Geomancie ofMaister

Christopher Cattan Gentleman . . . Translated out of French into our English tongue [by Francis Sparry], J. Wolfe, London, 1591 & 1608.

* CATTAN, CHRISTOPHE DE. La Géomance du Seigneur Christofe de Cattan, gentil-homme Genevois, livre non moins plaisant et récréatif, que d'ingénieuse invention, pour sçavoir toutes choses présentes, passées et advenir, avec la Roiie de Pythagoras. Le tout corrigé, augmenté, & mis en lumiere par Gabriel du Preau . . . Gilles, Paris, 1558, pp. 178 ff. CHATTERJEE, RUSHICK MOHUN. Extracts from works on astrology . . . containinggenethlialogy, horary, mundane, atmospherical and medical astrology, to which are added extracts from geomancy, chiromancy, physiognomy and Napoleon Buonaparte's 'Book of Fate': with tables for calculating nativities, 2 vols, Jyotish Prokash, Calcutta, 1880-3.

* COCLES, BARTHOLOMEO. La Geomantia di Bartholomeo Cocle filosofo integerrimo; nuovissimamente tradotta e ancho datta in luce, Venice, 1550. COLONNA. Le nouveau miroir de la Fortune, ou abrégé de la Géomance, pour la récréation des personnes curieuses de cette science, Paris, 1726.

* CONTINI, GIANFRANCO (ed.). Maestre, 'Un Poemetto provenzale di argomento geomantico', Collectanea Friburgensia, fascicule 27, Fribourg, 1940.

CRAVEN, J.B. Doctor Robert Fludd . . . Life and Writings, London, 1902.

CROWLEY, ALE ISTER. Magick in Theory and Practice, Lecram, Paris, 1929 (chapter XVIII); available in Magick (edited, annotated and introduced by John Symonds and Kenneth Grant), Routledge & Kegan Paul, London, 1973.

* CROWLEY, ALEISTER. Equinox, vol. I, no. 2, Simpkin, Marshall,

London,1909.

CURTZE, MAX. 'Der Liber embadorum des Savasorda in der Übersetzung des Plato von Tivoli', in Abhdl. zur Geschichte der Mathematik, vol. 12, Leipzig, 1902, pp. 3-183. DEACON, RICHARD. The Book of Fate, Muller, London, 1976.

* DELATTE, ARMAND and LOUIS. 'Un Traité byzantin de géomancie - codex Parisinus 2419', Mélanges Franz Cumont, Annuaire de l'Institut de philologie et d'histoire orientales et slaves [Université Libre de Bruxelles], Brussels 1936, vol. 4, pp. 574-658 (Bibliography of European Geomancy). EBNETER, THEODOR. Poème sur les signes géomantiques en ançien provençale, Urs Graf-Verlag, Olten and Lausanne, 1955.

* - Fasciculus Geomanticus: in quo varia variorum opera

Geomantica continentur, Verona, 1687 & 1704. Containing-. (1)

Robert Fludd 'De animae intellectualis scientiae . . . seu geomantia' (pp. 3-18). (2) Roberti Flud[d] 'Tractatus de Geomantia in Quatuor Libros Divisus' (pp. 19-160). (3) Robert Fludd 'De Geomantia Morborum' (pp. 161-70). (4) H[enri] de Pisis 'Opus Geomantiae Completum in Libros Très divisum Quorum' [reprinted Lyon, 1638 & 1625] (pp. 171-523). (5) 'Quaestiones Geomantiae Alfakini arabici filii a Platone. In latinus translatae ex Antiquo Manuscripto de Anno 1525. Nunc prima vice typis datae' [Translated originally from Arabic by Plato of Tivoli c. 1134-45] (pp. 525-644). (6) [bound with 'Tabulae geomanticae seu liber singularis de tribus ultimis' 1693-1704.]

FLUDD, ROBERT. 'Tractatus secundi, Pars XI. De Geomantia in quatuor libros divisa', in Utriusque Cosmi Maioris scilicet et Minons Metaphysica, Physica atque Technica Historia, vol. I, part 2 (pp. 715-83), Oppenheim, Frankfurt 1617-18. [Reprinted Verona 1687 and 1704 under the title: Roberti Flud 'Tractatus de Geomantia in Quatuor Libros Divisus', in Fasciculus Geomanticus (q.v.)]

FLUDD, ROBERT. 'Tractatus Primi. Sectionis II. Portio II. De Animae intellectualis scientia seu Geomantia hominibus appropriata, quorum radii intellectuales extrinsecus, hoc est, circa negotia mundana versantes, & à centro dissipati in centrum recolliguntur', Utriusque Cosmi. . . Historia, vol. II, part 2 (pp. 37-46), Oppenheim, 1619 [Chapters I to VI of this text reprinted with slight modifications in Fasciculus Geomanticus (q.v.).]

FLUDD, ROBERT. 'De Divinatiore Iatromathematica' in Katholikon Medicorum Katoptron, 1631.

G, MAESTRE. See Contini, G.

Geomantia Künstlicher und rechtschaffner gebrauch der alten kleynen Geomancey mit welcher durch hilff der Rechnung und des menschen Tauffnamens sampt der Planeten wirckung in iren stunden allen Adams kindern Künsstiger züfall des gütten bösen glucks eröffnet wirt. , , Jordan, Mainz, 1534.

* GERARD OF CREMONA. 'Of Astronomical Geomancy', in Fourth Book of Occult Philosophy, London, 1655 ; reprinted Askin Publishers, London, 1978.

GERARDUS CREMONENSIS. Géomancie astronomique . . .

traduite par le Sieur de Salerne, Salerne, Paris, 1669 & d'Hourg, Paris, 1697.

GEBER, GIO[V] ANNI. De la Geomantia dell' eccel. filosofo Gioanni Geber, Venice, 1552.

GODWIN JOSCELYN. Robert Fludd, Thames & Hudson, London, 1979.

* HARTMANN, FRANZ. The Principles of Astrological Geomancy,

Rider, London, 1913.

* HEYDON, JOHN. Theomagia, or the Temple of Wisdom, 3 vols,

London,1662-4. HEYDON, JOHN. El Havareuna or the English Physitians Tutor in the Astrobolismes of Mettals Rosie Crucian . . . All Harmoniously united and operated by Astromancy and Geomancy . . . London, 1665.

HOFMANN, ALBERT [DR BERTHOF] . Wie stelle ich ein

Horoskop? Kurzer Schlüssel zur Geomantie (Punktierkùnst) auf astrologischer Grundlage nach Agrippa von Nettesheim und Gerhard von Cremona, Berlin, 1919. HOWE, ELLIC. Raphael, or the Royal Merlin, Aborfield, London, 1964.

* JAULIN, ROBERT. La Géomancie. Analyse formelle with Notes

Mathématiques by Françoise Dejean and Robert Ferry, La Haye, Paris, 1966 (Cahiers de l'Homme, N.S. IV.).

* JOSTEN, CONRAD HERMANN. 'Robert Fludd's Theory of

Geomancy and His Experiences at Avignon in the Winter of 1601 to 1602' in Journal of the Courtauld and Warburg Institutes, vol. XXVII, London, 1964.

* KHAMBALLAH, HADJI. La Géomancie traditionelle . . . Traité

pratique d'enseignement et dictionnaire d'interprétation géomantique, Editions Véga, Paris, 1947. KING, FRANCIS and SKINNER STEPHEN. Techniques of High Magic, C.W. Daniel, London, and Warner Destiny, New York, 1976.

KING, FRANCIS. Astral Projection, Neville Spearman, London, 1971.

KIRCHENHOFFER, HERMAN. The Book of Fate, London, 1826. LEMAY, RICHARD. See Pomponazzi, P.

LENORMAND, Mile. The Secret and Astro-Mythological Pratices [sic] (Card pack with geomantic symbols in the upper left corner), nineteenth century. LYNDOE, EDWARD. Everybody's Book of Fate and Fortune,

Odhams, London, 1935. MAXWELL, J. La Divination, Paris, 1927, pp. 135-7. MÉNÉSTRIER, CL. FRANÇOISE. La Philosophie des Images,

2 vols, Paris, 1682-3 and Lyon 1694. MEYER, PAUL. La Géomance du Seigneur Christofe de Cattan . . ., 1567.

MORBECA, GUGL1ELMO DELLA. Libro della geomantia fatto da frate.

MORBETA, GILLES DE (trans.). Introduction à la Géomancie.

MORBETA, GILLES DE (trans.). La Géomancie Plaine et Parfaicte.

NÉROMAN, DOM. Grande encyclopédie illustrée des sciences occultes. 2 vols, Strasbourg, 1937.

NÉROMAN, DOM. See also Rougie, Maurice.

Neuvermehrtes, und mit einer mercklichen Anzahl wohl auszgeson-nener ungemeiner Staatsfragen verneuertes Oraculum, in Welchem allerhand verborgene Sachen menschlicher Zufälle künstiger Begebenheiten aus dem Grunde der bekandten Geomantie calculirt und artig entworffen . . . von Einem den die Unbekandten nicht Kennen, Förster, Frankfurt, 1717.

OSMAN, BEN ALI (pseud.). Grosses Punktir-Buch des -weisen

Arabers Osman Ben Ali oder Blicke in die Zukunft, Landsberg, n.d.

PEMBROCK, GRAF and GRÄFINN VON [pseud. for HENRY and SIDNEY HERBERT] . Sämliche Werke der Punctirkunst nach ■welcher ein jeder sich selbst die Nativität stellen und wissen kan, ab er in die Welt glücklich oder unglücklich seyn, und ob er jung oder alt sterben werde, Lebrecht, Frankfurt and Leipzig, 1781.

PEMBROCKE, LADY EMMY (pseud.). Neues Punktierbüchlein oder die Kunst von dem Schicksal . . ., Reutlingen, n.d.

PERUCHIO, LE SIEUR DE. La Chiromance, la Physionomie et la Géomance, avec la signification des Nombres & l'Usage de la Roüe de Pytagore, Paris, 1657 and 1663.

* PETRUS DE ABANO. Geomantia de Pietro d'Abano nuovamente tradotta di Latino in volgare per il Tricasso Mantuano, Venice, 1542.

PETRUS DE ABANO. [Geomantia] Novamente dall'eccell. M.S. Musio da Capoa ricorsa, 2 parts, Venice, 1546-50.

PETRUS DE ABANO. Della Geomantia di Pietro D'Abano di Latino nella volgar lingua tradotta per il Tricasso Mantuano, Venice, 1550.

PETRUS DE ABANO. Comincia la Geomantia di Pietro d'Abano (in 2 parts), Venice, 1556, 1552.

PETRUS DE ABANO. Œuvres Magiques . . . avec des secrètes occultes, Liège, 1788.

PEUCER, GASPAR. Les Devins ou Commentaires des principales sortes de devinations, Anvers, 1584.

PIOBB, PIERRE, V. Traité de Géomancie: étude du macrocosme, Paris, 1947 [Translation of Robert Fludd's De Geomantia, q.v.] .

* PISIS, HENRI DE. Opus geomantiae completum in libros III divisum,

Lyons, 1638 (reprinted in Fasciculus Geomanticus (q.v.)).

PLACIDUS, JANUS. Jani Placidi a Ponte Albo med. cult, vanitas geomantiae detecta oder Bedencken über die vorjetzt so hochberühmte Punctir-Kunst, Jena, 1703.

POINSOT, M.C. The Book of Fate and Fortune, Grant Richards, London,1932.

POMPONAZZI, PIETRO. Libri V de fato, de libera arbitrio et de praedestinatione (ed. Richard Lemay), Lucano, 1957.

POPKIN, RICHARD, H. See Agrippa, H.C. Opera.

RAPHAEL [ROBERT CROSS SMITH] . The Book of Fate London, n.d.

RAPHAEL [ROBERT CROSS SMITH] . The Familiar Astrologer, London,1831.

RAPHAEL [ROBERT CROSS SMITH] . Urania; or, The Astrologers Chronicle, London, 1825.

RAPHAEL [ROBERT CROSS SMITH] . The Straggling Astrologer, or The Astrologer of the Nineteenth Century or Compendium of Astrology, Geomancy and Occult Philosophy (edited for the Society of the Mercurii), London, 1825.

RAPHAEL [ROBERT CROSS SMITH] . The Philosophical Merlin, London,1822.

RAPHAEL [ROBERT CROSS SMITH] . The Prophetic Messenger, London,1927.

RAPHAEL [ROBERT CROSS SMITH] . The Royal Book of Fate, London,1828.

RAPHAEL [ROBERT CROSS SMITH] . Raphael's Witch, London, 1831.

RAPHAEL [ROBERT CROSS SMITH] . The Pythoness of the East, London, 1894.

RAPHAEL [ROBERT CROSS SMITH] . The Royal Book of Dreams, London, 1830.

RF.GARDIE, DR FRANCIS ISRAEL. The Golden Dawn, vol. 4, Llewellyn, St Paul, 1970.

* REGARDIE, DR FRANCIS ISRAEL. A Practical Guide to Geomantic Divination, Aquarian, London, 1972.

ROUG1E, MAURICE. La géomancie Retrouvée, Paris, 1948. See also Néroman, Dom.

ROUHIER, DR. See Caslant, E.

ROWSE, A.L. Simon Forman, Weidenfeld & Nicolson, London, 1974.

SARTON, GEORGE. Introduction to the History of Science, vols. 1-3, Williams & Wilkins, Baltimore, 1927-47 (Carnegie Institution Pub. No. 376).

SA[U] NDERS, RICHARD. Physiognomie . . . divinative, stegan-

ographical and Lullian sciences, London, 1653. SA[U] NDERS, RICHARD. Physiognomie, and Chiromancie, Metoposcopie, The Symmetrical Proportions and Signal Moles of the Body, Fully and accurately explained . . . , London, 1671. SAVORELLI, MIRELLA BRINI [ed.]. 'Un manuale di geomanzia presentato da Bernardo Silvestre da Tours: (XII secolo): "l'Experimentarius" ', in Rivista critica di storia della filosofia, fascicule III, Florence, 1959, pp. 283-342. SKEAT, THEODORE CRESSY. 'An early Mediaeval "Book of Fate": the Sortes XII patriarchum with a note on "Books of Fate" in general', in Medieval and Renaissance Studies, vol. Ill, London, 1954.

* SKINNER, STEPHEN. The Oracle ofGeomancy, Warner Destiny,

New York, 1977. See also King, F. SMITH, ROBERT CROSS. See Raphael. SYLVESTER, BERNARD. See Savorelli, M.B.

* TAILLE, JEAN DE LA. La Géomance abrégée de lean de la Taille de Bondaroy, gentil-homme de Beauce, pour sçavoir les choses passées, préséntes et futures . . . , Breyer, Paris, 1574.

TANNERY, PAUL. 'Geomantia nova. Notice sur des fragments d'onomatomancie arthmétique', in Notices et Extraits de mss. de la Bibliothèque Nationale, vol. XXXI, Paris, 1885, pp. 231-60. TANNERY, PAUL. 'Practica Geometriae', in Bull, des sciences mathématiques, vol. 23, pp. 140-5, 1899 (earliest latin geomantic text).

* TAYSSONNIÈRE, SEIGNEUR DE CHANEIUS, GUILLAUME LA.

La Géomance, par laquelle on peut prévoir, deviner et prédire de toutes choses doubteuses et incertaines. Science repurgée des superfluitez qui l'offusquoyent, séparée de l'Astrologie et réduite à sa pure simplicité et vraye purité ancienne, pour les gens d'esprit, par tables briefves et familières, Lyon, 1575.

* THORNDIKE, LYNN. A History of Magic and Experimental

Science, vols. I—VIII, Columbia University Press, 1923-58. THORNDIKE, LYNN. Miciad Scot, Nelson, London, 1965. TRESWELL, RALPH. See Cattan, Christopher. WEISEN, MEISTER. Geomancj. Die viertzehen Weisen Mayster in der Geomancj, Strasbourg [c. 1550], WIETFELDT, ANNA. Neues Punktierbüchlein oder: Das Orakel in der Rocktasche . . . , Muhlhausen, 1907. YATES, FRANCES. The Rosicrucian Enlightenment, Routledge &

Kegan Paul, London, 1972. * ZIEGLER, ALOYSIUS K. Histoire de la Géomancie latine du milieu de XIIe siècle au milieu de XVIIe siècle (Ecole Nationale des Chartes, Positions des Thèses soutenues par les élèves de la promotion de 1934), pp. 159 et seq.

Manuscripts

Manuscripts are designated by the title of their place or collection and grouped geographically into London, Oxford, Cambridge, and then continental European manuscripts. I have tried to err on the side of completeness rather than risking the omission of a relevant manuscript, consequently some libri delle sorti and manuscripts of only peripheral interest to geomancy have crept into this list. Details are given for the most important manuscripts only. Manuscript Arabic works are only touched upon here, but the Encyclopaedia of Islam (new edition article on khatt) should be consulted for further reference, while Paul Tannery provides more extensive listing of relevant Greek manuscripts. However this list contains almost every relevant manuscript mentioned by Sarton, Thorndike and Steinschneider, and is therefore fairly extensive in terms of manuscripts in European languages. There are additional interesting notes about Hebrew and Arabic manuscripts held in the Bibliothèque Nationale in Caslant (193 5) although some of Caslant's and Rouhier's historical interpretations should be taken with a grain of salt.

LONDON Additional 2472

Bernard Sylvester. Experimentarius (fifteenth century). Additional 8790

La Geomantia del S. Christoforo Cattaneo, Genovese, l'inventore di detti Almadel Arabico.

Additional 9702

Bian Al Rami Turcice (Turkish geomancy ascribed to Daniel the prophet).

Additonal 10362

Bartholomaei de Parma, Flores quaestionum et judiciorum Veritatis Geomanciae (fourteenth century).

Additional 15236

ff. 95-108. Prenosticon Socratis, Basilei (Fortune telling by lots), ff. 130-52r Libellus Alchandiandi de astrologia judiciali (geomancy, late thirteenth early fourteenth century).

Additional 21173

f. 97b Latin geomancy (twelfth-fourteenth century). Additional 25881

f. 238b. Daniel, Prophet, Oraculum et visio (sixteenth century). Additional 33788

Le Dodechef d/ ron de Maistre Jean Meung, qui est le livre des sorts et la fortune des nombres (sixteenth century libro delle sorti printed in Paris 1556 and later in London 1618, translated by Sir W.B. Knight).

Additional 3 3955

Lorenzo Spirito Libro della Ventura (sixteenth or seventeenth century Italian libro delle sorti, consulted by the cast of 3 dice).

Additional 40093

Libro de Goraloth (eighteenth-nineteenth century Ladino. A book of lots in Hebrew characters containing incantations).

Arundel 66

ff. 269~277b 'Incipit Liber scientie ar[z] ienalis de judiciis geomansie ab Alpharino filio Abrahe Judeo editus et a Platone [Plato of Tivoli] de Hebreico sermone in Latinum translatus sequitur nomina fisurariny [?] cum fisuris geomansie' (Illuminated vellum MS of fourteenth-fifteenth century).

ff. 277b-287b 'Tabulae Humfridi Ducis Glowcestriae in Judiciis artis geomansie' (fifteenth century).

Arundel 268

f. 75. Jacob Ben Isaac Alkhindi de judiciis liber (Latin, fourteenth century).

Cotton Appendix VI

f. 109. Alkindi judicia [Judgements] translated by Roberti de Ketene [Robert of Chester].

Harleian 671

ff. 2-168b. Tracts on Geomancy, Sections 3-22 (ranging from illuminated black letter on old vellum to sixteenth-century paper: one of the best collections of MSS on geomancy covering such a range of centuries).

Harleian 2404

Codex ... in quo continentur Tractatus insequentes Geomantici ff. 1-19. Indices Geumancie Indeane, 'Haec est Geomancia Indeana, que vocatur Filia Astronomie; quam fecit unus Sapientum indie; et est facta per 7 Planetas'. ff. 19-3 3. Geomancia Indeana.

Harleian 3 814

art. 6. Liber sortilegus, ad solvendas certas quaestiunes accommodatus, cum tabulis, et responsis, versibus Leonis conceptis. (A libro delle sorti, fourteenth century.)

Harleian 4166

art. 1. Artis Geomanticae & Astrologicae Tractatus quinq (fifteenth century).

Harleian 6482

A quarto, containing the Characters of the sixteen figures of Geomancy, expressed in the great & lesser Squares of Tabula sancta; together with an explication of the seven Tables of Enoch, which are charged with Spirits or Genii, both good and bad of several Orders & Hierarchies, which the wise King Solomon made use of. Collected from Dr Rudd's Papers by P. Smart, M.A. It contains remarks on Sylphs, Salamanders, Gnomes, &c.

Presentum geumancie libellum. 'Prime omnium bonorum cause soli deo . . .' (An elaborate astrological geomancy, compiled for Richard II in 1391). See also CLM 1697.

Royal 12.C. xii f. 94. Book of Sortes grouped under birds' names, f. 98b. Book of Sortes grouped under planets' names, f. 108. Bernard Silvester, Liber Experimentarius (fourteenth century: 3 libri delle sorti) (See Savorelli, M.B.).

Royal 12.C. xvi

Roland Scriptoris. (Physician to the Duke of Bedford.) 'Compilatorium sive aggregatorium tocius artis geomanciae' (mid-fifteenth century).

Royal 12.C. xviii f. 26. Abraham Ben Meir Aben Ezra, Spanish Rabbi and astrologer (d. 1174). Electiones Abraham, Latin (fourteenth century). Not the same translation as that by Peter de Abano printed Venice 1507.

Royal 12.E. iv

Bernardus Silvester, Liber Experimentarius (fourteenth century). (See also Royal 12. C. xii, Harleian 3892 f. 43, and Sloane 2472.)

Royal 12.G. viii

Liber Novem Judicum - Jacobus Alkindus (fourteenth-century Latin). (Printed with the omission of the first part at Venice 1509. See also Sloane 268 and Oxford Digby 149.)

Sloane 268

Ars judicatoria secundum novem judices (seventeenth century). (Libri delle sorti.)

Sloane 309

Excerpta geomantica (fifteenth century). Sloane 310

ff. 66 Gerardi Carmonensis Geomantia. Praefigitur haec rubrica, 'In nomine illius, qui major est, incipit liber Geomancie magistri Girardi Crimonensis ab auditoribus via astronomica composita' (fifteenth century).

Sloane 312

ff. 252-255b, 215. Abraham ben Meir Aben Ezra. 'Perfectus est liber electionum laudabilium horarum ab Hali filio Hamethembram, translatus de Arabico in Latinum in civitate Barchinona [Barcelona] ab Abraam Judeo existente interprete, qui dicitur Salva Corda [Savasorda?] : perfecta est translatio (fifteenth century).

Sloane 314

ff. 2-65. Et est Gremmgi Indyana, que vocatur filia astronomie quam fecit unus sapientum Indie. ['This is the Indyana (i.e. "geomancy") of Gremmgi which is called the daughter of astronomy and which one of the sages of India wrote'] (fifteenth century).

Sloane 887

ff. 3-59b. Liber Geomantie (sixteenth century Italian).

ff. 68b-80. Observationes quaedam astrologicae et geomanticae;

cum figuris (sixteenth century).

Sloane 2186

ff. 1-97. Treatise on Geomancy (Probably a transcript from the Geomancy of Christopher Cattan) (seventeenth century).

Sloane 2472

Bernardi Sylvestris. Experimentarius (twelfth-century libro delle sorti - a copy of Bodleian MS. Ashmole 304).

Sloane 3487

ff. 1-233 Ro[landus] Scriptorici (physician to John Duke of Bedford). 'Compilatorium sive aggregatorum totius Artis Geomanciae'. 'Explicit aggregatorium sive compilatorum geomancie editum per Ro[landus] Scriptoris . . . quantum possibile est ad astronomiam redacta. Et est scriptum per Martinum Carum auctoritatibus Apostolica et Imperiali notarium' (fifteenth century). (See also Royal 12.G. xii.)

Sloane 3554

Amalricus Physicus (Geomancy by wheel-, fifteenth century). Sloane 3810

ff. 1-78. Treatise of Geomancy by Nicholas Monnel (sixteenth century, French).

Sloane 3857

ff. 164-195b. Bernardini Sylvestris. Experimentarius.

ff. 196-206. Consideratio Socratica (a book of lots in Latin).

ff. 207-221. Consideratio Pythagorae (a book of lots in Latin).

Warburg FMH 2770

Morath, Johan Mathaeus von Creussen. MS containing astrological and geomantic tables, 1646.

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