Solsoj

SOLSTICES occ* ELAVATSKY 1S8& gives the sigil aa reprenieu j ny the 'cruss of thj two equinoixea and the two solstices placed within the figure of the earth's path * See also EQUINOX SOLTTI'IO Alei The original connotation of resolving or setting free or dissolving appears to have stayed within certain alcheinic.j contexts, but in a few cases the terrr is u ed of the power to release subjects froia rt.alignan- magics influences. The following BigiIs are, however, almost certainly restricted...

Sal Urtnaf

Flic- SOMMERHDFF 1701 D Q QU SAMALL Mag- Mediaeval sigil for the spij t, sometimes said to be the planetary angel of Mars, end according to TRll'HLMlllS IB22 the Sficiirrdaifeian of Mars, for which TRiTREMTuS 15Q3 (jives the s.igillio form BARRETT 13f> I gives a similar form fcr hns CAMAEiL-SCHE1ELE lf 4G giv s two aigils SHEPHERD 971 records the common form for MARS See also SPHERE OR .MARS SAMARITAN SCRIPT Qcc- A group of loosely related scripts used as secret a Iphabets and almost...

Irfix

The sigils are used in the alchemical sense of fixating. FRAKCKLYN I 62 7 < + ALCHEMY 1C50 HELTON 17C L-i SQMME3H0EF 170 1 DIDEROT .1.7 63 FIXATION file. .MTCHAEESPACU R 1616 given the SJ.gi r t l il it Lo the sign or constellation Gemini, perhaps to symbolise the alchemical process of fixation, though the sigil is a yariant for ORPTYRNT. SCHWE 1DLR gives L.he sigils for Eixa t'g& i FIXED AJiL For the alohcmi.caJ upplicationr GEOFFROY 17 _b V' For the astrological a ppl i....

Lg

Albeit ideas in graphic fwiiis, h useful history f the influence of graphic expression h js stil' to be writ ten, & nd it would be encouraging to think that the indie at inns set out in l.his dictionary might contribute to such a work. The study of cccult si iis often ha the effect, of pulling together certain literary themes with the artistic expression associated with them. For est ample, the influence ot John Dec's curious KONAD pf on subsequent graphic theory is considerable, and a grusp...

Ot Jk jv P vT Or W Hi 5s1

ALCHEMICAL 17C WAZER TR1PLICITY Ale. Sigil recorded by (perhaps indeed devised by) AGRIPPA 1510 to symbolise the three water signs ot the zodiac (Cancer, Scorpio Find of Which the sigil is merely a rather obvious Usuallyj in an astrological context, one of the common sigils for water is used to represent the water trLplicity. and DE VORE J< 347 (for exanople) gives the form WAX Ale NORLIDGE 1551 -f VALENTINE 1671 -j DIDEROT 1763 KOCH 1130 WAXING AND WANING MOON Asfc....

Q W

Mediaeval sigil for the semi -preciolis stone, om tiwes called Acha& es or Achates, recorded by SIGMA 170 DICTTQftARY OF OCCULTj RF.FrMF.TTC AND ALCtlEMlCAL SIQTLS At l L AJjg. This is the presiding intelligente of SatuSdr (along with the spiric. ZAZKL) , hut. the sigil' given undsr this name by HZYDOK is intended to reprcscm the leeter A in tbo sperrst r Alphabet. of Angele and tienii ' r ALENUM fllc. SOMMERPOFF 17 Ol Q LUEDY 1928 j) AIR Aic. The nost common sigil f r Ulis...

Matos Spells And Magic Wind East

A hiqhiy personal and noder ) sigil for the sobacal sign cr constellation SCORFI ia given by St GHEH 1975 The auther clains thet the si< .ju for the .Tagie used in ancient .tiflies Lo stand in place of carpi , an es teric idec'j for whidh' the symbolic form ia tbe Eagle of St John ts c FOITR EVAN E LI GTS) , the as teric si gil that fot St-.arpio. Dut see aleo TGT I97B. EARTTJ Qcc . BERTHELOT lt S records an aneient Greek sigil 15 j. Tice thi's ferm is eontrastel with that fer HJ...

Mmerh0fe 1701 Hade3 19

LUEDY 1928 records a sigit ftrc rn the Syrian astrological tradition LELfPOLDl 14C gives the feigil for the constellation Taurus, sco also mysterious planets and sptrtt of taurus TEJAS Occ. Sometimes called Taijas nr Agni, this is the orienLai equivalent of the FIRE element, associated wittt the M& nipars or Havel ciiaJcr The sigiJ. s said to be of a red colour, and is recorded by avalon 1919. temperAMENTS Occ. The four so-called 1 Klppoeratic ur 'Galleai humour are the expression on the...

Index Of Sictls

y consists of the constituents The third - f- j consists of the constitnentifii Accordingly, one would therefore seek the forms (and hence '-he identity of ach of these three sigi1- in the columns ranged under this tiJiie jlas Of FOUR STROKES. By means of this prime iviaiotft only five groups are establisheii-Tt proved inpracticable to extent thn index beyond the limits of sigillic fcrms constructed from oore than f iVe strokes. Howeverr the very large number of sigils Included within such...

Schub Edep 19 Ss

ALCF MY L6'j0 IZJH. ft FPESNE 16QS < W S HELTON 17C O- 1 C> SOMXEP.HOFF 7D1 Og S L- LUEDY JJ2B SCHNEIDE 1962 Lj- sALUiter Oc& r SigiL qiven by bdehhen to represent the tiB& nitcr of. his occult system The upper cross is the fffitfygdom of glory1 , aEjsin i one of the fire cf the ETERNAL DJ Rti., which combines With the Salifflter to < ive r.he ZTE3NA7. LIGHT. SAL 3EDATZVUS AiC. SCHEFFERS 1775 SALSITSR fllif* SIGMA 17C SALT jic. A large number of s.igi.ls have been preserved for...

Fountain Water

FOUR ELEMENTS Occ. in Lhc graphic system ot- WELL I NO 173 3 The sigil relating to the su-callcd SEAL OF SOLOMON- is used to denote .he four eieJTiej3ts> and explnlned as a form containing the golden bal.J of D b qives the sin-pie cross nd t fe exploded cross to OLIVER 182G gives i J a* an 'ancient Egyptian sycrbol, FOrJR EVANGELISTS Rci . The Evangelists ire most frequently synholised individuaJ.y in tern's of astrclogiical associations. SAINT MATTHEW is link'eii with the winged humeri of...

Mfiis YiK IL [ JL I h

For Lhc Lradir ional f orcljS , see AIR, EARTH, ELEMENTS t FIRE r QUI NT E E NC E > DTCTTQNAKY OF OCCULT, ULRWETIC AND AL ft MlCAL STGTLS THREE ATRS f THREE EARTHS, THREE FIRES* THREE WATERS and WATEH. CHAROOA-i Ale. Two mediaeval Eligilg given by GESSMAKU 1906 CL ARTOT Cac. VlIRTLJ LV2 .' relates this 7th arcanum of the iarot pack to the Hebraic dAIN, and associates with it Lhe sigil h whicn is the so-called CROSS u T.crraine r which WIRTH 19 27 sees es Hle primitive form of Llie ain ithough...

Agrippa 151 ratB x x

An aspect in which two or more pla-ets are in the same degree ot the zodiac. The conmion form of the siyil is precisely rjhat found in mediaeval manii c riptsT as for example in E1GILLIS 17.C f ASTROLOGICAL 15C ------KALENDAR 10 A series of individual sigils, intended to denote particular planetary con j un-c t i on s has been given by AGRITPA SIO SATURN ANU JUPXTFRt SATURN AND MARS f , JUI'ITER ANP MARS CONSTRUCTION pt't . A modem e i gi 1 gi.ve n by CIREOfL' L962 to je pr...

Parker 19

Pa ii, 1911. Studies in Iconology. Huma jis tic Themes' 1 2 Art of the- Renaissance L. Panofsky, 1967. t'gyDtian Astronomical 'Texts. TIT Dac amp tiSf Planets, Copstenations and Zodiacs,. O. tfeu r eba ucr A S.A. Parker, 1969. Thu Text-Book of Astrology. A.J. Pearce, 1879-39. - also a later typescript of same., with variant sigils, u2idaLodf produced if USA. THE FUTURE'. Ed. A.J. Pearce, Vol. dates' as given. Dictionnaire Mytho ifairm tlque. a.j. Ferne ty f 1 7 The...

VT

For fcjsaey .Id aistillaL amp tf vinegar t the fol ,owing sigils are given VALENTINE 1671 -I- SllELJ-ON 17C GEjS.SHiW L9D6 H 4 3' if 4 f EOMMERHOFF 1701 gives the following Cuj- distillod vinegar PCRT-jETDtii 196 2 reperds the s_giJ f J for Ate tun fj r ri, anti MATTER 70 ijivfia two of the raure simple sigils derived from the ancient Egyptian alchemical tradition' L p VIRGIN The 'cabbalistic' sigil for virginity is given by but In regard to this tilyil, see jRiF ipMi-iERHOFF 1701 gives the...

Cane

AJc h Two mediaeval sigils recorded hy GESSMANN 1906 Cj t ANIS Ast. Sigi.l for the 13tJh l-jnar tr.ansicn, called Ai Aivwia in the Arabic system, given in MANSIONES 14C CANTS MAJOR st. Mediaeval sigil tor f.ha binary alp a c 2nis M jori r sometiir.es called giri fl.t given in hermetIS 13C A related variar.t is given by AORIPPA 1510, which hus become the standard sigil in astrology CAKTS MTMOR flsfcf Mediaeval sigil for the binary alpha Can is Minor i ft, etime called Pro yo , given in HEHMETlS...

Hermetic Octonary

Quadrature A St. iigil given by shepherd 197 ah dbgolete Si rOfl ora i C a 1 syrnb l for rhe SQUARE as peer _j QUATERNARY tcc, 1 gt EE gives the sigil undo r ying Mis i ONAn, relating to the four elements but set-also TERNARY and OCTONARY t both of which are related to this louu . A aeries of modern sigils, presented as rj logical J graphic development-, and mtQfial - within the totality' is l Xl1 It must be pointed out that these explanations in tio way reflect the refjJ ucculr. nature of...

Sphspi

AUREUS .IG 13 ives the sigil for 'Mercury or Spirit' in the triad of SOUL Sulphur j BODY n Salt and SPIRIT, in the scries of sig-ll. s on the descending scale of r.he Golden Chainr HOMER 1723 gives the following si gj Is incorporeal spirit of the vital world D Acidic and corporeal spirit of the world CD Alk-aline md corpore t spirit of the worlds See HOMER' amp GOLRR.N CHAIN a id SPIRITUS MI5KD1. SCHElRbt 1 amp 4B gives the sigiL for 'He conquers way of the spirit . B LA VATS KY 1R77 gives I as...

W X

INTEGRITY Oec. sigil probably originated by KOC 1930 _ imtrllect qcc kocii 193 giiTcs a highly gersonal sigil for 'intellect J n sot ion ' See also CREATIVE INTELLECT, DISORDERED INTELLECT and PASSIVE INTELLECT INTELI.IGENCIES Oec. Several variant sigils for each of the so-called 'planetary i. telligencies1 exist, and these may be examined in the dictionary of occult, hermetic and alchemical si o ils entries under the lianas of spiri Lual beings nowadays c XIg Archangels but in certain esoteric...

Dioerot 176

MERCURY SUHLINATE AJ amp WORLIDGE 1651 _ FRfiSNE 1688 ALCHEMICAL 170 SOfriUERHOFF 17G1 p tlT il J AN HE-AA MLR CUR Y WATER Ale. GE Sid MANN 1906 METAL Ale. KIRCH ER 1655 SCHEFFERS 177 5 V MICHAEL Occ. Sigil derived from the mediaeval tradition by AGRIPPA 1565 though it appeared in various related forms within the manuscript tradition much earlier i TRITHEMIUS ISO 3 appears to have made a mistake in giving the siail fur Michael, as these are the forms for ANAE7.H for which the same source gives...

Kircher 165

Conjuration 14c vl ragor 1474 cf t BONATTI 15c p GANQNE ISC si hnifi cat i on e S 1 5c schynagel 15co v f em cus 1510 J lt f P darigt 1557 blundeville 1594 horoscope 1g14 fi hey eon 1650 2 monte-snyders 166 3 jj mag ici 17c yf welling 1735 p pythagoras 180 h ZADK7EL 18 35 DICTIONARY OF OCCULT, HERMETIC AND ALCHEMICAL SICILS LI1EDY 19 28 r Q, RUDRYAR 19 70 Tj CAPRULLT 1949 givsH a. mediaeval short -form p CARROMELLl 19 25 rccords ,i mediaeval sigil 2f LUEDY 1928 records a sigil from the Syrian...

Adam

A related sigil is given by VERARDI 1972, as the. symbol of God Many variants of this sigil exist, especially i.n the Byzantine iconogra hic trail it ion . The On amp gti- sigil is given most frequently in conjunction with ALPHA, but see aisc CHRIST f CIJRISTMON and JESUSH and in reference to the T norta Ada.m, see also MORTAL ADAM, ONE Occ. m the ancient symbolic language discussed by BLAVATEKY 108bj the one oil the spiritual pi ar.e above is rno numbera circle O on the plane below physical it...

Daydem

He claims to be derived fron the pr iiriit ive fern fo rn - thepagh, course, thj v.-enne ion wil.h 'wal'.fij ' exp e sed in the Egyptian hieroglyph as a vestigial drawing see Jensen l To , am3 the connexion with the s.- gil for SCORrTO, are also relevant. WlRTfJ 1927 relates tb card to the sigii for SATURN presutr.iibly cecausc the for u nay he -.raced in the structure of the desir i, bec us this planet is exoteri ca I iy linked with the idea of death. pECADE Occ. In her complex numorological...

W Sigil Matos Spells And Magic

TJnfortunately, the very complexity of their ferns render it impossible to copy them out on Lhe scuie envisaged within the present format end sccpe. Exclusion is partly justified in any case simply because the majority of these are not so much sigils as decorative motifs or designs. One feels that in such exclusions due to size it is the Rosicrucian siqils which have suffered especially, as a glance through such a text us PERFUME 17SS will confirm. Thus, even the TiOSY itself was almost...

Des Dt51

Dido Hypothetic jjf r3Tiet clai eii by wEMlfSS 1327 to he the ruler of the zodiacal Viigu, for SSJfcicil he gives the SigiJ DIGEST Ale. T -iO term is applicable only to the alchemical process, and not to the huxnaif gt VALE MTI MR 1671 DIDEROT 1763 0 amp POISS0N 1691 5 SCHNEIDER 1962 A ' p gt 5 -'if somxej off 1701 gives Tor digestiv and digsre.the form A- amp ' 'two of which were wrongly copied by CESKMANN DICtESTIOW Ale. MICHALl sPACilLE 1616 gives the sigil 0 dW. to the si gcL or can Stellet...

Dictionary Of Occulthermetic And Alchemical Si Gils

And is of cuuxise related to the moat frequent sigil for Taurus, which zc dial_-ai sign has a rapport, with fertile earth. wtrth 19 27 further derives t.ne from by way of such deri vfit ions are entirely speculative, however, and bear nc relation to the historic etymologies oi such graphic forms. the firit of the tetrad, the solar fiigl 1 is related to zero at one extreme, to the Sun at the other see for example fool arcahum , with the alchemical macter cf alum in between the sign j is aid to...

Info

This alphabet is one of th hebraic scripts, a -.d appears to be very tiosely re J. a ted to ibo so-called chaldean scptpt. Sea secret scripts S CCE US kl, sigil in L reduced by TK IE PEN'S 1331 for tbe 'planetary principio1 of the Rc nar, Bncc us, the Creek Clorosos BALM Ale, Two mediaeval siuils recorded by DIDEROT BARBIEL Mag. Several. mediaeval sigils have survived for thi demon, of which the one recorded by SCEJFIBj 104S is he most simple gt The nance is iilso cr the rangel cf Scorpio', for...

Introduction

The therebyr in innocent iise of u siqil marking a profound hreak with an ancient trFiditien. This is my no means the place to make a study of Lhe rroderr symbolism which has attached ii.scli to modern Clhenistry since chose dsys - CROSLAHD 1962 has sketched a ustlui outline of thtB development - bi.vt the facL Lhat I end mere or less with DftkTQtt l OU in tne alchemical realm should not Lead Lhe reader to suppose that this is the end of the matter for other occult. E eas, J.t is worth...

S Helton 17c

SOMMEKHOfT 1701 Jj JX X O J Gw G P GES amp MAHN 19Gi -v w- LlJEDY 19 2 amp E SCHN IDLR 19 amp 2 C See al.so CALCINATION 'jrtm l' 7r ariim jir cilRr.THM 1 7r i 'jrtm l' 7r ariim jir cilRr.THM 1 7r i CALCINATED COLD Ai . Two ancient Greek vigils arc recorded by BERTHELGT 1B35 DIDEROT 1763 CP lt D A mediaeval sigfil recorded by GEKsyiANN l of perhaps refers to the alchemical process cf 'caicination ot gold' CALCINWTED HARTSBOKEf Ale , SGPtMERHOFF 1701 GE3SMANN 1906 Ji CALCi .MATED LEAD Ale' Two...