This little grimoire written by John Dee predates his magical workings documented in the Mysteriorum Libri. It may be an example of the Ars Steganographiae of Abbott Trithemius. For a critical edition with German translation, commentary and critical apparatus, see Jorg M. Meier, Das Buchlein der Venus (Bonn 1990). NOTE: This transcription is based on several manuscripts. Primary ones are: W = London, the Warburg Institute. Warburg Ms. FBH 510 E = Erlangen, Universita:tsbibliothek Erlangen-Nu:rnberg. Ms. 854 M = Mu:nc... More >>>
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