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Pages from the Mages was a column in Dragon magazine by Ed Greenwood. It was published from June 1982 (Dragon #62) to May 1992 (Dragon #181).

The column described the lore of various spellbooks found in the Realms, and included both new and old spells. Several of the featured spellbooks were republished in the AD&D 2nd edition sourcebook Pages from the Mages in 1995.


ArticlesEdit

Issue Title Description Citation template
Dragon #62 Pages from the Mages: A quartet of long-lost magical manuals 4 sample magic-users spell books from Elminster the Sage's records (pre-Forgotten Realms) for Advanced Dungeons & Dragons. [citation template]
Dragon #69 More Pages from the Mages: The latest words of wisdom from Elminster the Sage 4 more magical tomes (and spells) from the Forgotten Realms for Advanced Dungeons & Dragons. [citation template]
Dragon #92 Pages from the Mages III: Four more magic books, courtesy of Elminster Elminster describes four magical tomes and the nine unique spells (and one unique monster) to be found within. [citation template]
Dragon #97 Pages from the Mages IV More magical books from Elminster's memory for Advanced Dungeons & Dragons. [citation template]
Dragon #100 Pages from the Mages V: From Elminster, to Ed, to you — more lore New spellbooks and spells, including Sabirine's Specular, Glanvyl's Workbook, The Red Book of War, and the Alcaister. [citation template]
Dragon #164 Pages From the Mages, Part VI: in which Elminster reinvents the flying boat. More famous Realms spell books. [citation template]
Dragon #181 Pages from the Mages Why you don't want to be hit by a blackstaff spell, and more. Another visit from you-know-who with four more you-know-what. [citation template]

SpellbooksEdit

Dragon #62
Dragon #69
Dragon #92
Dragon #97
Dragon #100
Dragon #164
Dragon #181

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