Tragical History Of Doctor Faustus1

Tragical History Of Doctor Faustus

Doctor Faustus is a well known German Scholar. He is dissatisfied with the limits of his knowledge, logic, medicine, law, and religion. He decides that he wants to get the practice magic. His friends Valdes and Cornelius guides him in the black arts, and he starts his new life as a magician by calling Mephastophilis, a devil. Mephastophilis warns him about the horror of hell, but Faustus tells the devil to return to his master, Lucifer. Faustus signs an agreement with Lucifer in whichFaustus gives his soul in exchange for twenty four years of service from Mephastophilis.

Tragical History Of Doctor Faustus1
Tragical History Of Doctor Faustus1

At the scince time Wagner Faustus’s servant, has picked up some magical ability and bring a servant named Robin for his service. Mephastophilis comes to Faustus with a message that Lucifer has accepted faustus’s offer. He agrees to deal, signing it with his blood. As soon as he does so, the words “Homo fuge”, in Latin for “O man, fly”, appear on his arm.

Tragical History Of Doctor Faustus2
Tragical History Of Doctor Faustus2

Then Faustus thinks that either he does good or not, meanwhile Mephastophilis shows him rich gifts and gives him a book of spells to learn. After that Mephastophilis gives answer all of his questions about the nature of the world but refuse only when Faustus asks him who made the universe. This refusal worries Feustus but Mephastophilis and Lucifer brings in personification of seven deadly sins in front of Faustus and he becomes impressed to quiet his doubts.

Tragical History Of Doctor Faustus
Tragical History Of Doctor Faustus

With his new powers and attended by Mephastophilis Faustus begins to travel. He goes rome in pope’s court makes himself invisible and place tricks with Courtiers. After that he travel through the port of Europe. At the same occasion robbin wagner’s Clown has picked up some magic on his on with his friend Rafe, he undertake the number off comic mishaps.

On the final night before the end of twenty four years Faustus repent on his deal he begs for mercy but it is too late. At mid night a Devil comes and carries his soul off to hell. In the next day the friends of Faustus find his limbs and decide to held a funeral for him.

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