1619 EXORCISM Manual Satan Demon Possession Occult Witchcraft Zacharia Visconti. Zacharia Visconti was an early 17.
Century exorcist who made important contributions the effectiveness of exorcisms, much of which is due to his exorcism manual, Complementum artis Exorcisticae. In this work, Visconti makes many important notes, none more important than clearly defining the purpose of an exorcism to impose silence on the devil. He continues by explaining the various types of languages which are used in exorcisms human language with words, angel language with that of the mind, and Gods language through deeds. Because of this, he claims that.
The loss of voice is one of the most frequent effects of demonic possession. Influencing our humors, devils can blur our senses and thus make us feverish, mute, deaf, and obsessed by internal images; in a world they make us sick with melancholy. Visconti also describes a demons ability to cause physical sores on a human body, or as he puts it, signs of the possessed. These physical ailments are just one of 25 physical signs that Visconti notes should be looked for in an exorcism.
Others include refusal to eat, uncontrollably weeping, sudden terrors, unexplained hostility, teeth grinding, animal noises, foaming of the mouth, suicide attempts, feeling frigid or burning vapors, and Gospel reading causes physical harm to victim. Cum litaniis, benedictionibus, et doctrinis novis, exorcismis efficacissimis, ac remediis copiosis in maleficiatis expertis.
Collation: Complete with all pages. References: Maggi, Satans Rhetoric ; Seitz, Witchcraft and Inquisition.
Provenance: Armorial bookplate / gilt emboss. Robert Offley Ashburton Crewe-Milnes, 1st Marquess of Crewe, KG, PC, FSA (January 12, 1858 June, 20 1945), known as The Lord Houghton from 1885 to 1895 and as The Earl of Crewe from 1895 to 1911, was a British Liberal politician, statesman and writer. Binding: Vellum; tight & secure. 6.25in X 4.25in (16cm x 11cm). Exceedingly rare with no other example for sale worldwide.
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