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The Rosicrucian Enlightenment / Edition 2
     

The Rosicrucian Enlightenment / Edition 2

by Frances Yates
 

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ISBN-10: 0415267692

ISBN-13: 9780415267694

Pub. Date: 11/09/2001

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

A history of the role that the occult has played in the formation of modern science and medicine, The Rosicrucian Enlightenment has had a tremendous impact on our understanding of the western esoteric tradition. Beautifully illustrated, it remains one of those rare works of scholarship which the general reader simply cannot afford to ignore.

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A history of the role that the occult has played in the formation of modern science and medicine, The Rosicrucian Enlightenment has had a tremendous impact on our understanding of the western esoteric tradition. Beautifully illustrated, it remains one of those rare works of scholarship which the general reader simply cannot afford to ignore.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415267694
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
11/09/2001
Series:
Routledge Classics Series
Edition description:
2ND
Pages:
352
Sales rank:
972,239
Product dimensions:
5.25(w) x 7.75(h) x 0.90(d)

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Table of Contents

List of Illustrations
Preface 1 A Royal Wedding: The Marriage of Princess Elizabeth with the Elector Palatine
2 The Bohemian Tragedy
3 John Dee and the Rise of 'Christian Rosencreutz'
4 The Rosicrucian Manifestos
5 The Chemical Wedding of Christian Rosencreutz
6 The Palatinate Publisher: Johann Theodore De Bry and the Publication of the Works of Robert Fluddd and Michael Maier
7 The Rosicrucian Furore in Germany
8 The Rosicrucian Scare in France
9 Francis Bacon 'Under the Shadow of Jehova's Wings'
10 Italian Liberals and Rosicrucian Manifestos
11 The R.C. Fraternity and the Christian Unions
12 Comenius and the Rosicrucian Rumour in Bohemia
13 From the Invisible College to the Royal Society
14 Elias Ashmole and the Dee Tradition: Isaac Newton and Rosicrucian Alchemy
15 Rosicrucian and Freemasonry
16 The Rosicrucian Enlightenment
Appendix
Index

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