my grimoire notes, exposed
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Grimoire Site


This site,, exposes a neo4j graph database of metadata about historical grimoires. The goal is to look at the connections between different texts, find overlapping content, and provide a reference point for information about the books and their contents.


To get an instance running:

  • Fork this repo and clone it to your development environment
$ git clone[your_username]/grimoire-site.git
  • Create a virtual environment and install dependencies
$ virtualenv .
$ source bin/activate
$ pip install -r requirements.txt
  • Install Neo4j version 2.3.8
  • Open Neo4j and select the grimoire-site/database/ directory as your database
  • Set the environment variables NEO4J_USER and NEO4J_PASS to the Neo4j user and password
  • Run the application
$ python