Rosicrucian Enlightenment

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Routledge, Oct 8, 2013 - History - 320 pages
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First Published in 1999. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
 

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User Review  - kingaaronz - www.librarything.com

The book describes in detail an oft-underlooked aspect of the Italian Renaissance period: Hermeticism. In Yates’ previous books she introduced the idea that Hermeticism had a much larger role to play ... Read full review

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User Review  - PaulBaldowski - LibraryThing

Interesting treatment of religion, society, and the occult, marred by Yates' flights of fantasy and tenuous connections in the second part of the book. Read full review

Contents

The Marriage of the Princess Elizabeth with the Elector Palatine
1
II The Bohemian Tragedy
15
III John Dee and the Rise of Christian Rosencreutz
30
IV The Rosicrucian Manifestos
41
V The Chemical Wedding of Christian Rosencreutz
59
Johann Theodore De Bry and the Publication of the Works of Robert Fludd and Michael Maier
70
VII The Rosicrucian Furore in Germany
91
VIII The Rosicrucian Scare in France
103
XI The RC Fraternity and the Christian Unions
140
XII Comenius and the Rosicrucian Rumour in Bohemia
156
XIII From the Invisible College to the Royal Society
171
Isaac Newton and Rosicrucian Alchemy
193
XV Rosicrucianism and Freemasonry
206
XVI The Rosicrucian Enlightenment
220
Appendix
235
Index
261

IX Francis Bacon Under the Shadow of JehovaS Wings
118
X Italian Liberals and Rosicrucian Manifestos
130

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