Enochian Scripture

Should and the Necronomicon be considered as a true
religion, or just another offshoot of Satanism, cult?
The Necronomicon is closest documented translation of the original
, the Necronomicon Manuscript. The Necronomicon was first
translated in Damascus in 730 A.D. by Abdul Alhazred.
The Necronomicon, is not, as popularly believed, a grimoire, or
sorceror's spell-book; it was conceived as a history, and so "a book of things
now dead and gone". An alternative derivation of the word Necronomicon gives as
its meaning "the book of the customs of the dead", but again this is consistent
with the book's original conception as a history, not as a work of necromancy.
But the author shared ...

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seven volumes, and
is over 900 pages long in the Latin edition. Abdul Alhazred
Little is known about Abdul Alhazred. What we do know about him is
largely from the small amount of biographical information in the Necronomicon
itself. He traveled widely, from Alexandria to the Punjab, and was well
educated. He had a flair for languages, and boasts on many occasions of his
ability to read and translate manuscripts which many lesser scholars could not
Just as Nostradamus used ritual magic to see into the future, so
Alhazred used similar techniques (and an incense composed of olibanum, storax,
dictamnus, opium and hashish) to clarify the past, and it is this, combined with
a lack of references, which resulted in the Necronomicon being dismissed as
largely worthless by historians.
He is often referred to as "the mad Arab", and while he was certainly
eccentric by modern standards, there is no evidence to support a claim of
madness. He is better compared with figures such as ...

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