[solo] Daemonologie by King James I of England

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Post by FletchersIceIsland » January 6th, 2021, 5:35 pm

Daemonologie by James I King of England (1566 - 1625).

Daemonologie—in full Daemonologie, In Forme of a Dialogue, Divided into three Books: By the High and Mighty Prince, James &c.—was written and published in 1599[1] by King James VI of Scotland (later also James I of England) as a philosophical dissertation on contemporary necromancy and the historical relationships between the various methods of divination used from ancient black magic.
This included a study on demonology and the methods demons used to bother troubled men. It also touches on topics such as werewolves and vampires. It was a political yet theological statement to educate a misinformed populace on the history, practices and implications of sorcery and the reasons for persecuting a witch in a Christian society under the rule of canonical law.
This book is believed to be one of the main sources used by William Shakespeare in the production of Macbeth. Shakespeare attributed many quotes and rituals found within the book directly to the Weird Sisters, yet also attributed the Scottish themes and settings referenced from the trials in which King James was involved. ( Wikipedia)
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    • Link to author on Wikipedia (if available): (James I King of England) : https://simple.wikipedia.org/wiki/James_I_of_England
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Post by alg1001 » January 7th, 2021, 7:39 am

Do you have a plan for how many sections this would need? To keep the recording time under 70 minutes, your sections should be under 7000 words. It could need the division of chapters to achieve that. That should be determined before we setup the project.

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Post by TriciaG » January 16th, 2021, 12:23 pm

Moving this to Book Suggestions for now, to keep the Launch Pad tidy.

Hannah - when you're ready to start this (we recommend at least doing the 1-minute test to ensure your tech settings are all OK), please post in this thread with the number of sections, and we'll move the thread back to the Launch Pad for you.
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Post by FletchersIceIsland » February 7th, 2021, 9:18 pm


Here is chapter 1 of Daemonologie.

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Post by mightyfelix » February 7th, 2021, 9:39 pm

FletchersIceIsland wrote:
February 7th, 2021, 9:18 pm

Here is chapter 1 of Daemonologie.
The link you have posted is not an mp3, but instead is simply the url of our uploader. In any case, this project isn't at a point where you're ready to start uploading.

Please see the link Tricia posted above about the one-minute test. Completing a test is important, because we need to be sure that the files submitted are in the correct format, tech-wise.

You'll also need to tell us how many sections the text will be divided into. At that point, a MC will set up your project, and then you'll be ready to upload.

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