Many fictional works of arcane literature appear in H.P. Lovecraft’s cycle of interconnected The Book of Eibon, or Liber Ivonis or Livre d’Eibon, is attributed to Clark Ashton Smith. It appears in a number of Lovecraft’s stories, such as “The . Unfortunately, only incomplete fragments of the original are thought to exist, though there are translations in English, French, and Latin—Liber Ivonis is the title of. The insane effect of Liber Ivonis prevents you from being knocked out until the end of the round. Does this include being knocked out due to a.

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Cold Print 1st ed. The collection can be considered to be an analogue to the I Chinga Chinese text of cosmology and divination.

It was written in Naacal the language of Mu and appears to have been authored by Imash-Mo, high priest of Ghatanothoaand his successors. See also — References — Notes — External links. Giovanni Battista della Porta ? In his novel The Trail of Cthulhu” Celaeno ” refers to a distant planet that contains a huge library of alien literature.

All of this makes for an ideal throwback sound for the genre, while keeping things eclectic, interesting and fresh. The book also foretells of the coming of a messiah of destruction, who would be lober in the western land of the red savage across the great ocean in Columbus’ New World, a man that shall set the Great Old One free from her stellar prison.


The main literary purpose of books in the Mythos is to explain how characters within the tales come by occult or esoteric knowledge that is unknown to the general populace. Barzai the Wise studied the books before his journey to see the gods dancing on Mount Hatheg-Kla, while Randolph Carter consulted them during his quest to reach Kadath.

The only remaining copy is bound in shagreenand fastened with hasps of human bone. You should check them out.

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To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: The following is a list of miscellaneous books — both real and fictitious — appearing in the Cthulhu Mythos.

I’m sorry, but we no longer support this web browser. The tablets themselves are twelve engraved pieces of black jade inscribed by Zanthu, a ivoins and high priest of Ythogtha.

When he died, the book wound up in a job lot, and came into the possession of the god Y’golonac, who uses it in his search for a high priest. Edgar Hengist Gordon Bloch. The book ivoniss details of Mu and of Zanthuhigh priest of Ythogtha.

Views Read Edit View history. You are commenting using your WordPress. The King in Yellow. According to Zanthu, he and some of his people escaped the destruction of Mu, which was sunk by the wrath of the Elder Gods.


It was written by the undead cult worshipping the Great Old One Gla’aki. Ten years after the publication of the brochure, Copeland died in an asylum. A work supposedly written by Moses that purports to be a lost book of the Bible. The pamphlet appeared in Salem, Massachusetts in and circulated among occult groups.

The following table [12] is organized as follows:. A “campaign series bible”.

Liber Ivonis

Cultes des Goulesor Cults of Ghoulswas created by Robert Bloch August Derleth claimed to have invented the fictional text, but this was denied by both Lovecraft and Bloch himself. The original manuscript is kept at the Miskatonic University library.

Some Notes on a Nonentity. Lovecraft – a fusion of melodic death metal, blackened death metal and everything in between, forged from the ashes of Theatre Nocturne. Dreamer on the Nightside Lovecraft: A book from Egyptian mythology but an actual text in mythos stories. A magical formula from the nineteenth shard is for the summoning of the “Warder of Knowledge”; unfortunately, the dismissal portion of the ritual is garbled, so the summoning of this being could prove calamitous.

The chants themselves are never described, nor do they appear in any other of Lovecraft’s works.