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Record 27469

Reading Experience:

Included in Reading Notes of Edward Pordage (c.1710): Detailed reading notes from Thomas Vaughan's Magia Adamica (1650).
Century: 1700-1799
Date: Between 1 Jan 1710 and 31 Dec 1710
Country: n/a
Time: n/a
Place: n/a
Type of Experience (Reader):
silent aloud unknown
solitary in company unknown
single serial unknown
Type of Experience (Listener):
solitary in company unknown
single serial unknown

Reader/Listener/Reading Group:

Reader:Edward Pordage
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth n/a
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: Fellow of King's College. Cambridge
Religion: n/a
Country of origin: n/a
Country of experience: n/a
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: Thomas Vaughan
Title: Magia Adamica. Or the Antiquity of Magic, And the Descent thereof from Adam downwards, proved. Whereunto is added a perfect and full discovery of the true Cœlum Terræ, or the Magicians Heavenly Chaos, & first Matter of all Things. By Eugenius Philalethes.
Genre: History, Astrology / alchemy / occult
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: 1650
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 27469  
  Source - Manuscript
  Author: Edward Pordage
  Title: Reading Notes
  Location: King's College, Cambridge
  Call no: MS 840.5
  Page/folio: 82-98

Citation: Edward Pordage, Reading Notes King's College, Cambridge, p. MS 840.5, p. 82-98,, accessed: 19 July 2024

Additional comments:

Page images from MS accessed at Scriptorium: Medieval and Early Modern Manuscripts Online, where they appear by permission of the Provost and Fellows of King's College, Cambridge. Scriptorium eds. note that Vaughan's early writings appeared under the pseudonym 'Eugenius Philalethes'.



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