On these pages you can see works wich have been published until now.

History of Divination 
All the ways to know the future
(Mondadori, Oscar Storia, 2005)
From ancient times, the systems of divination plays a very important role in all religions and daily life. This book describes the origin and evolution of all divination technics, from prehistory to our days, with a lot of informations about misterious temples, prophets, priests, magicians and philosophers. 
The volume (devided in 15 parts, with 360 pages and 27 colour illustrations), explain pyromantic methods (analysis of fire and smoke), idromancy (water and reflecting materials), botanomancy (vegetal world), zoomancy (divination by animals), chiromancy and physiognomic (all destiny signs over human body), oneiromancy (dreams world), necromancy (spiritual and demonic magic), astrologic traditions in every part of the world, cartomancy, books of fate, numbers, alphabets and various simbolic systems.

 
Enoch, the “entronauta”
5000 years of Mystery and Legends, from Genesis to New Age 
(Armenia, Milano 2000) 
A wonderful journey throughout the Ages with a man who never died because, he quoted the Bible: “Enoch lived 365 years… Enoch walked with God: and he was not; for God took him” (Genesis 5:23-24).
This book tracks the development of Enochian myths from Jewish mysticism to Islamic traditions, patristic and medieval literature, magic cults of the Renaissance, the modern occult (Freemasonry, Church of Carmel, Golden Dawn), new religions (Mormons, Adventists, Ufologysts, New Essenes).


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Oriental Religions in the West 
(Xenia, Milano 2000) 
A book of great contemporary interest that explains the impact of Asiatic spirituality on Western Thought. Origins of Theosophical Society; first Hindu missions; great Masters of Western Civilization in Europe and the new World; new waves of Buddhism (from Theravada to Zen, including Soka Gakkai); movements at the borders of Islam (Sufis brotherhoods and Bahá'í Assembly); movements at the edge of Christianity (Iglesia Ni Cristo and ASUMC); new Japanese movements (Mahikari, Seicho-No-Ye, PL Kyodan, Odoru Shukio, Tenrikio); pop music, art, literature and cinema (Mark Tobey, Jack Kerouac, Alan Watts, Allen Ginzberg, George Harrison, John McLaughlin, Carlos Santana, Bernardo Bertolucci, Martin Scorsese, and others).

 
A Prayer that Unites the World 
(Vallardi, Milano 1999) 
A gathering all of the religions, from great monotheistic confessions to oriental cults, from ancient religions to new age belief. An ideal journey amid the sacred books of the farthest civilizations, united by the desire of communication with the Great Universal Spirit. In the Appendix there are two indexes: one for each chapter (Egyptian, Assirians, Jewish, Greeks, Romans, Christians, Muslims, Bahá’í, Hindus, Zoroastrians, Buddhists, Jainists, Taoists, Shintoists, Shamans, Aquarians and New Age), another for the major themes (hymns to the Creator, hymns to the Mothers of God, thanksgivings, expiation’s prayers and indulgence’s requests, prayers against enemies, farmers prayers)..
 



Dictionary of Mystics
(Vallardi, Milano 1999)
The ways of the Spirit have been traveled over the centuries by Saints and Masters who, in the East and West alike, have looked for ecstasy, the guiding light and mystic reunion with the Divine. This book illustrates (by 500 clear and detailed entries) the Life and thought of Buddhist, Christian, Hebrew, Hindu, Muslim, Shamanic and Taoist mystics along with the new forms of spirituality.

 

The Otherworld
(First Edition: Mondadori Libri Illustrati, Milano, 1998
Translation in Franch: Gründ, Paris, 2000
Translation in Polish: Muza SA, Warszawa, 2001
Translation in Japanese: HaraShobo, Tokyo, 2001)

The Journey, undertaken by spiritual masters and saints, whom over the centuries both in the East and West alike, sought heightened knowledge and enlightenment, and mystic union with the Divine. The author succeeds, by virtue of almost 500 highly detailed techniques, to describe the beliefs and preaching of Buddhist, Christian, Hebrew, Hindu, Muslim, Shaman and Taoist mystics throughout history along with modern forms of spirituality. 
A voyage into the various intangible dimensions of Reality as per the biblical descriptions and their origins. The author describes Seven states: Heaven, Hell, Limbo, Purgatory, Celestial Spheres, Paradise, Empyrean. Furthermore this work includes the depiction of 12 accounts by the following witnesses: Ildegarda von Bingen, Mohyddin ibn Arabi, Moses de León, Dante Alighieri, Agrippa von Nettesheim, Teresa d'Avila, John Milton, Emmanuel Swedenborg, Allen Kardec, Rudolph Steiner, Alice Bailey. 
A “Dictionary of Angels and Demons ” also examines 248 creatures and their spiritual hierarchy. The book contains more than 300 color illustrations and makes numerous references to Religion, Literature, the art of Paint and even includes film-making information.
 




The Archangels: History and Legends 
(Lo Scarabeo,Torino 1997) 
Michael the Warrior. Gabriel the Messenger. Raphael the Healer. Oriel the Time's Keeper. This work examines the “Powers” and Influence of the four Archangels as described in selected passages from Bible, apocryphal writings, visions of saints and prophets (including Mohammed), legends and prayers.

 


The Heretics 
(Xenia, Milano 1997) 
The ideas and beliefs that have stunned the world of Christianity. Men’s battles, their victories, the ex-communications, the burnings at the stakes. The doctrines of the "bad Demiurge" and the Fathers of Christian Church. Revolutionary mystics, armed prophets, unjust kings and the slaves of Antichrist. Waiting the Messiah and preparing for the Kingdom of God on earth. Reformers of Science and Faith, all in this volume.
 




Dictionary of Christianism 
(Vallardi, Milano 1997) 
This little book explains the fundamentals of Christian religion ancient churches, heretical movements, theological dogmas, doctrines, councils, religious orders, new churches, protestant communities, feasts, liturgies and rituals throughout Time.

 



Hellish Visions

(Le Tarot, Faenza 1991)
This book explains the religious ideas of Evil and the descriptions of hellish monsters in the Jewish and Christian’s apocalyptic literature, as canonical, and apocryphal. These concepts are fundamental in understanding the evolution of diabolic iconography in European art between XIII and XVI centuries.

 
Reprint of some particular works from the past:
 


The Meridian of S.Petronio’s Church in Bologna
(Arnaldo Forni Editore, S. Giovanni in Persiceto 2000)
A Reprint of a 1695 work, written by a bright astronomer, initiator of the great meridian in San Petronio’s Church, located in Bologna, Italy. In addition to a modern text, the volume is enhanced by a design plan, a replica of the temple of San Petronio, two large and rather lengthy tables a meter long. The text is by the great astronomer G. B. Cassini (1625-1712), and explained by Giovanni Paltrinieri with an introduction by Giordano Berti: “The greatly ingenious astronomical Meridian in San Petronio’s Church, Bologna”.

 



Speech about the order of Tarot cards
(Istituto Graf, Bologna 1995)
Reprint of a work written by Francesco “Piscina da Carmagnola”, published in Mondovì (Piedmont, Italy) in 1565. This book described, for the first time, a philosophical and moralistic interpretation of the Triumphs (now called Major Arcana). The ancient text is preceded by an article written by Giordano Berti, who translates and explains the most obscure thoughts of Francesco Piscina.

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