John Dee (Western Esoteric Masters Series)

John Dee (Western Esoteric Masters Series)

by Gerald Suster
     
 

Although revered in his own time, John Dee (1527-1608) was until recently regarded as an isolated crank on the margins of Tudor history. This anthology of Dee's writings illustrates his diverse interests and his central position in the history of Renaissance thought and the development of Western Magic. Dee's celebrated Preface to Euclid is included along

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Although revered in his own time, John Dee (1527-1608) was until recently regarded as an isolated crank on the margins of Tudor history. This anthology of Dee's writings illustrates his diverse interests and his central position in the history of Renaissance thought and the development of Western Magic. Dee's celebrated Preface to Euclid is included along with selections from his Spiritual Diaries and letters to other mystics and royals. In addition to Hermetic and Cabalistic philosophy, mathematics, astronomy, astrology, and navigation are also covered.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781556434723
Publisher:
North Atlantic Books
Publication date:
08/12/2003
Series:
Western Esoteric Masters Series
Edition description:
First Edition
Pages:
157
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.46(h) x 0.35(d)

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