Secretum secretorum secretissimum sive thesaurus sapientie prophetis a Deo revelatus, et per Sybillam Eritrheam in numerus doctrina solus prestantioribus concessus omnia manifestans : manuscript, ca. 1714-1750.

Manuscript, Book
1 v. ; 20 cm.


ca. 1714-1750.
Summary note
Anonymous compendium (1st 12 pages in Latin, the rest in Italian), containing prophecies, prognostication, numerology, and cryptograpy under the label of "Cabala." Much of the notebook is devoted to using various methods to predict winning names or numbers of lotteries. Reference is made to Juan Caramuel Lobkowitz (1606-1682), Bishop of Vigevano, prophecies of St. Malachi, St. John of Capistrano (1386-1456), and Joachim of Fiore (ca. 1132-1202), as well as the numbers of the lottery printed in Venice by the publisher Canzo. 72 fols., bound in vellum.
Source acquisition
Purchase, 2011. AM 2011-105.
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