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cabalistical

Encyclopedia

  • Provides a comprehensive overview and history of Kabbalah. — “Kabbalah - Wikipedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • Menahem ben Benjamin Recanati (Hebrew: מנחם בן בנימין ריקנטי‎) was an Italian rabbi who flourished at the close of the thirteenth century and in the early part of the by cabalistic ideas, and expresses the highest respect for all cabalistical authors, even the most recent apocryphal ones. — “Menahem Recanati - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • The Fiery Angel (Russian: Огненный ангел — Ognenny angel in transliteration) (Op 37) is an opera in five acts by Sergei Prokofiev of Ungodly Practices of Magic, Alchymy, Astrology, the Cabalistical. — “The Fiery Angel (opera) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org

Quotations

  • Then gazing at his quadrant, and handling, one after the other, its numerous cabalistical contrivances, he pondered again, and muttered: "Foolish toy! babies' plaything of haughty Admirals, and Commodores, and Captains; the world brags of thee, of thy cunning and might; but what after all canst thou do, but tell the poor, pitiful point, where thou thyself happenest to be on this wide planet, and the hand that holds thee: no! not one jot more! Thou canst not tell where one drop of water or one grain of sand will be to-morrow noon; and yet with thy impotence thou insultest the sun! Science! Curse thee, thou vain toy; and cursed be all the things that cast man's eyes aloft to that heaven, whose live vividness but scorches him, as these old eyes are even now scorched with thy light, O sun! Level by nature to this earth's horizon are the glances of man's eyes; not shot from the crown of his head, as if God had meant him to gaze on his firmament. — “Moby-Dick” by Herman Melville
  • The aid of the Jewish physicians was not the less eagerly sought after, though a general belief prevailed among the Christians, that the Jewish Rabbins were deeply acquainted with the occult sciences, and particularly with the cabalistical art, which had its name and origin in the studies of the sages of Israel. — “Ivanhoe” by Sir Walter Scott

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