The Book of Secrets of Albertus Magnus

Of the Virtues of Herbs, Stones, and Certain Beasts, Also a Book of the Marvels of the World

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Book Details

Pages

176 Pages

Size

5.5 x 8

Format

Trade Paperback

Pub. Date

09/01/2000

ISBN

978-0-87728-941-8

Publisher

Red Wheel Weiser

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.

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