Here follow the holy pentacles, expressed in their proper figures and char-
acters, together with their especial virtues; for the use of the master of
THE ORDER OF THE PENTACLES.
Seven Pentacles consecrated to Saturn –Black.
Seven Pentacles consecrated to Jupiter –Blue.
Seven Pentacles consecrated to Mars –Red.
Seven Pentacles consecrated to the Sun –Yellow.
Five Pentacles consecrated to Venus –Green.
Five Pentacles consecrated to Mercury –Mixed Colors.
Six Pentacles consecrated to the Moon –Silver.
Figure 1. The Mystical Figure of Solomon
The Key of Solomon
Figure 11. The First Pentacle of Saturn. – This Pentacle is of great value and
utility for striking terror into the Spirits. Wherefore, upon its being shown to them
they submit, and kneeling upon the earth before it, they obey.
Editor’s Note.– The Hebrew Letters within the square are the four great Names of
God which are written with four letters:– YHVH, Yod, He, Vau, He; ADNI, Adonai;
IIAI, Yiai (this Name has the same Numerical value in Hebrew as the Name EL); and
AHIH, Eheieh. The Hebrew versicle which surrounds it is from Psalm lxxii 9; "The
Ethiopians shall kneel before Him, His enemies shall lick the dust."
Figure 12. The Second Pentacle of Saturn. – This Pentacle is of great value
against adversaries; and of especial use in repressing the pride of the Spirits.
Editor’s Note.– This is the celebrated
S A T O R
A R E P O
T E N E T
O P E R A
R O T A S,
the most perfect existing form of double acrostic, as far as the arrangement of the
letters is concerned; it is repeatedly mentioned in the records of medieval Magic; and,
save to very few, its derivation from the present Pentacle has been unknown. It will be
seen at a glance that it is a square of five, giving twenty-five letters, which, added to
the unity, gives twenty-Six, the numerical value of IHVH. The Hebrew versicle sur-
rounding it is taken from Psalm lxxii 8, "His dominion shall be also from the one sea
to the other, and from t