Ancient Magic

An Ars Magica sourcebook

Ancient Magic at a Glance

  • Learn the secrets of the magi of the past with this Ars Magica sourcebook.
  • Contains nine forms of ancient magic with rules to integrate them into Hermetic theory.
  • Story seeds include ideas for locations to seek out ancient magics.

Learn from the Past: More about Ancient Magic

Throughout history, magical traditions have come and gone, their secrets and spells lost to the annals of time. However, the knowledge still exists for the magus who is willing to search. Join the Seekers in their quest to find the lost magical arts.

This book contains information on nine lost magical arts, including locations where their secrets may be found and rules to use them in Mythic Europe. Plunder graves and chthonic sanctuaries to learn the ways of Defixio magic. Seek out the Basilica of Ten Thousand Columns to find the secrets of Hyperborean magic and its hymns. Walk the cold reaches of the Mythic North in search of the Rune magic of the Order of Odin.

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Ancient Magic: Contents

  • Chapter 1: The Language of Adam
  • Chapter 2: Canaanite Necromancy
  • Chapter 3: Defixio Magic
  • Chapter 4: Fertility Magic
  • Chapter 5: Grigori Magic
  • Chapter 6: Heron of Alexandria’s Legacy
  • Chapter 7: The Hesperides
  • Chapter 8: Hyperborean Magic
  • Chapter 9: Rune Magic
  • Appendix: Further Reading

Vital Stats

Authors: Erik Dahl, Timothy Ferguson, Jeff Kyer, Richard Love, John Post, Paul Tevis, and Alexander White
Editor: David Chart
Artists: Grey Thornberry, Jason Cole, Kelley Hensing, Brad McDevitt, Jeff Menges, Tony Parker, Patrick M. Murphy, Valerie Nix, J. Scott Reeves
MSRP: $29.95
Atlas Stock #: AG0284 hardcover / AG0284SC softcover
Barcode: 978-1-58978-094-1 hardcover / 978-1-58978-228-0 softcover
Format: 144 pages, hardcover & softcover
Release Date: January 2007