, of course, raises the dead for
Do you know that there are vivimancers among the dead,
who call to them those who can make them live again?
The quote above is from Chapter VII, Attractions
The Sword of the Lictor
(1982), third book of Gene Wolfe
The Book of the New Sun
s should be in The Great Chain of Being
but scarce anyone but Gene Wolfe
seems to know of them.
Robert J. Hall gives a different meaning
under 'College of Vivimancy':
Adepts of this college use their intimate
knowledge of primal forces of life to create, mutate, and ultimately enhance living things.
There are vivimancers mentioned in various RPGs, but online sources do not give
Vivamancer and Vivamancy seem to relate to healing, as do
Vivomancer and Vivomancy.