Brunch at Cafe Fleuri, Boston
The worship of Aesculapius - Emblemata of Alciato ~1584
Portrait of Aletta Hanemans -Frans Hals ~1625
Roman mosaic from Antiochia- House of the Evil Eye
Beasts and serpents torment the Damned -Livre de la Vigne nostre Seigneur ~1450
So am I the only one who washed their face in May dew this morning?
Come O infernal , terrestial and celestial Bombo, Goddess of highways of crossroads, thou who bearest the light, who travellest the night, enemy of the day, friend and companion of darkness; thou rejoicing in the baying of dogs and in shed blood and bearest terrors to mortals - Gorgo, Mormo, Moon of a thousand forms, aid with a propitious eye our sacrifices
- the Philosphumena of Hippolytus ~3rd century
This blog is going on Hiatus, with school and my life being as difficult as it is I cannot deal with the petty and trivial at the moment. Thanks to all who actually made this tumblr experience worth having. Perhaps sometime soon I will see it fit to come back. If you would like to contact me for whatever reason my email is Baalaltar@gmail.com
Honestly I do not care but this blog represent a lot of my time. I find these images in old books, museums and sometimes spend an obnoxious amount of time cleaning up and cropping them. It is fine if you reblog my posts but to copy them and post them as if you did what I just described is wrong. It is funny how cruel this world can be, and I am not really one of it.
Liber Assaselis: Two Magical Works by Humphrey Gilbert, A Gentleman of the 16th Century by Phil Legard, is a collection of two 16th C. magical works (An Excellent Booke of the Arte of Magicke and Visions), expected to be published by Trident Books. There’s
I actually have a few diagrams from this manuscript on my blog. Very excited to see a transcription.