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Embassy of the Free Mind: Virtual Library
Johann Valentin Andreae (1586-1654) Andreae was a German theologian, physician and alchemist whose works laid the foundation for modern Rosicrucianism. He was born in Herrenberg, Jan 22, 2023 Rosicrucianism
Johann Valentin Andreae (1586-1654) Jan 22, 2023 Rosicrucianism Andreae was a German theologian, physician and alchemist whose works laid the foundation for modern Rosicrucianism. He was born in Herrenberg, Demetrios Chalkokondyles (1423-1511) Jan 20, 2023 Platonism & Florentine Academy Chalkokondyles was a famous Greek scholar. he taught Greek literature an philosophy in Italy for over 40 years. He befriended Lorenzo de Medici and Henricus Cornelius Agrippa von Nettesheim (1486–1535) Jan 20, 2023 Demonology & Witchcraft & Occultism & Kaballah & Astrology & Alchemy & Magic Agrippa von Nettesheim was one of the most influential figures of the Renaissance. He was born in Cologne, Germany and was educated at the Porphyry of Tyre (c. 234–305 CE) Jan 19, 2023 Astrology & Philosophy & Neoplatonism was a Neoplatonic philosopher from Tyre, Phoenicia. He is sometimes called the “Father of Neoplatonism” for his Paulus Alexandrinus (4th century) Jan 18, 2023 Astrology Paulus Alexandrinus (also known as Paul of Alexandria) was a 4th-century astrologer from Alexandria, Egypt. He is credited with the authorship of a Johannes Trithemius (1462–1516) Jan 18, 2023 Kaballah & Mysticism & Demonolgy & Witchcraft & History Trithemius was a German Benedictine abbot and a polymath who was active in the German Renaissance as a lexicographer, chronicler, cryptographer, and Girolamo Cardano (1501-1576) Jan 16, 2023 Astrology & Science & Alchemy Cardano was an Italian polymath, whose interests and proficiencies ranged through those of mathematician, physician, biologist, physicist, chemist, Giambattista della Porta (1535-1615) Jan 16, 2023 Science & Optics & Magic & Medicine & Botany Giambattista della Porta, the “Father of Modern Scientific Method,” was an Italian scientist, philosopher, and playwright. Della Porta was a Paulus Ricius (-1541) Jan 15, 2023 Kaballah & Mysticism Ricius was humanist, translator, and apostate. Ricius was one of the few converted Jews of the age who made a serious contribution to Christian Matteo Bosso (1427-1502) Jan 15, 2023 Medicine & Platonic Academy & Hermetism Bosso was a member of the Platonic Academy of Marsilio Ficino and a friend of Pico della Mirandola and Lorenzo de Medici. De instituendo sapientia Nechepso and Petosiris (c. 1st century BCE - 1st century BC) Jan 11, 2023 Astrology Nechepso and Petosiris (also known as Nechepsus and Petosiris) were two early Egyptian priests and astrologers who lived from approximately the 1st Thrasyllus (fl. 1st century BC) Jan 11, 2023 Astrology was an astrologer and mathematician from the ancient Greek city of Tarentum. He was a contemporary of Augustus, the Firmicus Maternus (4th century CE) Jan 11, 2023 Astrology & Astronomy Firmicus Maternus was a fourth-century Roman astrologer and astronomer who wrote a number of astrological treatises. His most famous work is the Marcus Manilius (1st century CE) Jan 4, 2023 Astrology Marcus Manilius was a Roman poet and astrologer who lived during the 1st century AD. He is best known for his didactic poem Astronomica, which is a Claudius Ptolemy (c. 90–168 AD) Jan 4, 2023 Astrology was a Greco-Roman scientist, geographer, and astronomer. He is best known for his work on the geography of the Dorotheus of Sidon (1st century CE) Jan 4, 2023 Astrology Dorotheus of Sidon was an ancient Greek astrologer who lived in the first century CE. He is best known for his work on astrology, which is preserved Giovanni Abioso (ca 1553-ca 1523) Dec 18, 2022 Astrology Giovanni Abioso was a mathematician, astronomer and medical doctor. Dialogus in astrologiae defensionem cum vaticinio a diluvio ad annos 1702. With Anonymous of 379 (5th century BCE) Dec 18, 2022 Astrology Anonymous of 379 was an anonymous astrologer who lived in the 5th century BCE. He is believed to have been a student of the Pythagoreans and is Johannes de Sacro Bosco (ca 1195-ca 1256) Dec 18, 2022 Astronomy Johannes de Sacro Bosco was a scholar, mathematician and astronomer. He wrote the influential treatise Liber de spatio temporis (On the Measurement Gemma Frisius (1508-1555) Dec 18, 2022 Astronomy Gemma Frisius was a Renaissance scholar, physician, mathematician, cartographer and astronomer. He is best remembered for his groundbreaking work in
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