The Phantom World

Augustin Calmet

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The Phantom World; or, The Philosophy of Spirits, Apparitions, etc is a book by Augustin Calmet, a French Benedictine monk. First published in 1746, the book contains extensive studies of apparitions of angels, demons, and spirits, Magic, sorcery, witchcraft, and instances of vampires, and individuals returning from the grave. Chapters include Magic of the Egyptians and Chaldeans; The Appearance of Good Angels proved by the Books of the New Testament; Of the Pagan Oracles; Examples which prove the Reality of Magic; Spirits that keep Watch over Treasure; On Sorcerers and Sorceresses, or Witches; Return and Apparitions of Souls after the Death of the Body, proved from Scripture; Opinions of the Jews, Greeks, and Latins, concerning the Dead who are left unburied; Effects of Magic according to the Poets, and many more.

This book has 191,098 words, 348 pages in the PDF version, and was originally published in 1746. This translation was first published in 1850.

Production notes: This ebook of The Phantom World was published by Global Grey ebooks on the 29th January 2021. The artwork used for the cover is 'Apparition' by James Tissot.

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