Before the Grimoires is a class being given by David Rankine Saturday August 14 at 4PM EDST. The posted description says
This class is a part of the Salem Witchcraft & Folklore Festival.
It is available for purchase as an individual class, or with the purchase of a day pass, or full pass to the festival.
All classes are livestreamed and recorded.
All recordings will be available for viewing until the end of 2021.
About the Event:
The grimoire tradition developed from numerous roots. This lecture will explore those roots, including Greco-Egyptian, Jewish and Arabic magic and the significant texts and historical figures within them. Exploring the grimoires from the bottom up, this lecture will offer a panoramic view aimed at exploding misconceptions and providing numerous avenues of study and practice to the audience.
About the Presenter:
David Rankine is an author, esoteric researcher and magician who lives in England with his partner, artist and tattooist Rosa Laguna. He has been making major contributions to the modern occult revival since the 1980s, through lectures, workshops, presentations, articles and books. His esoteric expertise covers a wide range of topics, including the Western Esoteric Traditions, especially the Grimoire tradition, Qabalah, Greco-Egyptian magic and Ceremonial Magic, as well as British Folklore and European Mythology. He has authored thirty-one books, numerous essays in various anthologies, and hundreds of articles for magazines, journals, international part-works and websites.