Clavicula Salomonis | The Key of Solomon the King: with the addition of the Chapters omitted in Mathers’ translation
The Greater Key of Solomon, also known as the Clavicula Salomonis and The Key of Solomon, is a grimoire dating back to at least the 14th century and attributed to King Solomon. This grimoire is divided into two books and, according to the myth, it was written by Solomon for his son Roboam. This Version will contain both of these books with the addition of the chapters omitted by Mathers in his original publication ( The Key of Solomon the King, 1889 ).
- Introduction of the book: contains the myth surrounding this manuscript, the table of the Planetary Hours, the Magical Names of the Hours and the Angels ruling over them, and the table of the Archangels, Angels, Metals, Days of the Week, and Colours attributed to each Planet.
- Book I: contains the construction of the Circle, the prayers, the conjurations, and various experiments (magical operations).
- The section about the Holy Pentacles contains the Pentacles of each planet, with their characters and figures, and explains their virtues and how they should be created.
- Book II: contains the purifications, orations, and prayers the operator and his disciples (or companions) should perform and the instruments necessary.
- The ancient fragment of the key of Solomon ( from ” Philosophe Occulte, Serie II ” – Eliphas Levi, 1865 ) and the Qabalistical Invocation of Solomon ( from ” Rituel de la Haute Magie ” – Eliphas Levi, 1856 ).
- The missing chapters will be found at the end of the book, I’ve translated them using the Latin manuscript “Clavicula Salomonis.” from the collections of the Library of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences.
- Table of the Mystical Alphabets.