Dutch library puts massive collection of historical occult books online


One of the world’s biggest collections of occult texts is going online, meaning anyone will be able to access and read hundreds of obscure and fascinating books for free. The Dutch Ritman Library is digitalizing its collection of occult texts as part of its Hermetically Open project — an initiative of library director Esther Ritman to make the library’s rare texts more accessible. Dan Brown, the author of The Da Vinci Code, was a major contributor to the project, donating over $300,000 to the Library in 2016 with the express purpose of getting the library’s Hermetic texts online where everyone…

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