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Embassy of the Free Mind: Virtual Library
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 Hephaistos of Thebes (5th century BCE) Dec 18, 2022 Astrology Hephaistio of Thebes (5th century BC) was an ancient Greek mathematician, engineer, and astronomer. He is best known for his work on the calculation Rhetorius of Egypt (7th century CE) Dec 18, 2022 Astrology Rhetorius of Egypt was a late antique Christian writer and astronomer who lived in the 7th century AD. He is known for his work on the astrological Vettius Valens (c. 140 — c. 175) Dec 18, 2022 Astrology Vettius Valens was a Hellenistic astrologer, active in the 2nd century CE. He is best known for his nine-book astrological treatise, the Anthology, Alchabitius (829-861) Dec 16, 2022 Astrology Alchabitius, known as Abu al-Aswad al-Du’ali and Abu al-Aswad ad-Dinawari, was an Arab astronomer, astrologer and mathematician who lived in the 9th Ramon Llull (ca 1232-1315/16) Dec 11, 2022 Mysticism Ramon Lull, known as Ramon Llull, was a Spanish philosopher, theologian, and missionary born in Palma, Majorca, Spain. He was a major figure in the Hendrik Herp (ca 1400-1477) Dec 11, 2022 Mysticism Hendrik Herp or Henricus Herpius was a Dutch or Flemish Franciscan of the Strict Observance, and a writer on mysticism. Theologia mystica cum Jamblichus (c. 245–c. 325 CE) Dec 10, 2022 Hermetism & Neoplatonism Jamblichus was a Syrian Neoplatonist philosopher and a student of Porphyry, the most influential Neoplatonist of his time. He is best known for his Giovanni Pico della Mirandola (1463-1494) Dec 10, 2022 Philosophy & Hermetism & Firenze Giovanni Pico della Mirandola was an Italian Renaissance philosopher, humanist, and Christian mystic. He is best known for his work, “Oration on the George Starkey (1628-1665) Dec 9, 2022 Alchemy Starkey was an American chemist and alchemist who was active in the 1600s. He is best known for his pioneering work in iatrochemistry and the Albertus Magnus (c. 1200 — November 15, 1280) Dec 8, 2022 Alchemy & Medicine & Philosophy Albertus Magnus was a German theologian, philosopher, scientist, and Catholic saint. He is known as Albert the Great and Albert of Cologne. He was a Paracelsus (1493-1541) Dec 7, 2022 Alchemy & Astrology & Medicine Paracelsus was a Swiss physician, alchemist, and astrologer who revolutionized medicine in the 16th century. He is considered one of the most Pietro d’Abano (ca 1257-1316) Dec 4, 2022 Astrology & Medicine Pietro d’Abano was a medical doctor, philosopher and astrologist. His writings on astrology and magic brought him in contact with the inquisition. Lambertus Hortensius (1500-1574) Dec 4, 2022 Anabaptists Hortensius was a Dutch historian who wrote a history of the Anabaptists. Tumultuum Anabaptistarum liber unus. Bazel, 1548 >> Het boeck D. Lamberti Hermes Trismegistus Dec 3, 2022 Hermetism In the Renaissance Hermes Trismegistus was considered to be a pagan philosopher, who had foreseen Christianity. Renaissance scholars such as Ficino, Johann Conrad Creiling 1673-1752 Dec 2, 2022 Alchemy Creiling was a professor of Mathematics and Philosophy in Tübingen. He also was an alchemist, with little succes. Abhandlung vom Goldenen Vliess Marsilio Ficino (1433-1499) Dec 2, 2022 Hermetism & Neoplatonism & Astrology & Firenze Marsilio Ficino was an Italian philosopher, theologian, astrologer, and physician. He is best known for his translations of Plato and his David Joris (1501-1556) Dec 2, 2022 Anabaptists & Mysticism David Joris was born in Delft. He was a glass painter by trade. He became an anabaptist in 1533. He moved to Bazel in 1544 where he lived under the Johann Grasshoff (1560 - 1623) Nov 27, 2022 Alchemy Grashoff was a Pomeranian jurist and alchemical writer. He is also recorded as a medical advisor to Ernest of Bavaria, an Episcopal counselor. Christoph Besold (1577-1638) Nov 27, 2022 Rosicrucians Besold studied law at Tübingen and Württemberg. He was a friend of Johannes Kepler and one of the teachers of Johann Valentin Andreae. De Aerario Next page