In "The Equinox of the Gods" (1936) Crowley gave the date, that he was
asked to enter the Temple and take dictation on three successive days,
as the "First of April". Since this section of "The Equinox of the
Gods" is otherwise very close to the earlier account in 'The Temple of
Solomon King' (Equinox I,7), the change is obviously deliberate. The
absence of a correction in the errata slip issued with this and
several subsequent reissues makes it unlikely that Crowley made a
mistake. Note that the day of the month is expressed as a word
("First") thus rendering a simple misreading of 7 as 1 by the printer
However, in the New Falcon edition edited by the 'Caliphate', the date
is changed to be in line with Crowley's assertion in 'The Temple of
Solomon the King'.
Nor could I find any reference, in the 'Caliphate' edition, to the
fact that a correction had been made.
Is the 'Caliphate''s true interest not Crowley, but their portrayal of