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Ghayat al-Hakim ("The Goal of the Wise")  - Picatrix - of Pseudo-Maslama al-Majriti ( ADD/ADD).

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Ashe, Steven (Ed.)

  • Kitab Ghayat al-Hakim... The Picatrix - The Goal of the Wise (in Sorcery). Lulu Enterprises,/ Glastonbury Books, UK Ltd., 2007. Arabic ISBN-10: 1847537383 ISBN-13: 978-1847537386' 416pp.
  • Product Description = "Complete Rendering of The Picatrix or Gayat al-Hakim [fi l-sihr] 'The Goal of the Wise [in sorcery]'. This is a grimoire (grammar) of the Art of Magic & Astrological Lore written around 1200 A.D. offering talismanic and astrological guidance... Presented in the original Arabic, the talismanic property of this work will be of interest to specialist collectors of seminal grimoires...". Reprint of the Arabic text from the 1962 German printing...

Bakhouche, B. 

  • Picatrix: UN Traite De Magie Medieval.  Brepols Pub., 2003. 383pp.  ISBN-10: 250351068X ISBN-13: 978-2503510682

Hartner, Willy

  • 1965.  Isis, Vol. 56, No. 4 (Winter, 1965), pp. 438-451
     

 Plessner, M.

  • Picatrix: Das Ziel des Weisen von Pseudo-Magriti, aus dem Arabischen ins Deutsche übersetzt von Hellmut Ritter und Martin Plessner [Picatrix: The Goal of the Wise Man by Pseudo-Magriti, translated from Arabic into German by Ritter and Plessner]. London: Warburg Institute, 1962 (=Studies of the Warburg Institute 27).
  • 1973. `A Medieval Definition of Scientific Experiment in the Hebrew Picatrix'  Journal of the Warburg and Courtauld Institutes, Vol. 36, 1973 (1973), pp. 358-359

David Pingree

  • Some of the Sources of the Ghayat al-hakim, Journal of the Warburg and Courtauld Institutes, XLIII, 1980, pp. 1-15.
  • 1981. `Between the Ghaya and Picatrix. I: The Spanish Version' Journal of the Warburg and Courtauld Institutes, Vol. 44, 1981 (1981), pp. 27-56.
  • ed. 1986. The Latin version of the Ghāyat al-ḥakīm (Studies of the Warburg Institute, vol. 39) London: Warburg Institute, 1986. lxxxi, 326 +7 pp.  Microfiche Illust. apparatus criticus.
  • The Latin Version of the Ghayat al-hakim, Studies of the Warburg Institute, University of London (1986), ISBN 0854810692

 Thomann, J.

  • The Name Picatrix: Transcription or Translation? Journal of the Warburg and Courtauld Institutes, Vol. 53, 1990 (1990), pp. 289-296

Newman, W.R.

  • 1993 Picatrix: The Latin version of the Ghāyat al-ḥakīm. in JOAS 1993 ADD

Nutton, Vivian

  • Review of `Picatrix. The Latin version of the Ghāyat al-hakīm' in Med Hist. 1987 October; 31(4): 493.  

Fierro. Maribel.

  • Batinism in Al-Andalus. Maslama b. Qasim al-Qurtubi (d. 353/964), Author of the "Rutbat al-Hakim" and the "Ghayat al-Hakim (Picatrix)"  Studia Islamica, No. 84 (1996), pp. 87-112