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Spiritual & Demonic Magic: From Ficino to Campanella – D.P. Walker

Spiritual & Demonic Magic: From Ficino to Campanella – D.P. Walker (1995). Pennsylvania: Pennsylvania State Univ Press, 256 p. First published by the Warburg Institute in 1958, this book is considered a landmark in Renaissance studies. Whereas most scholars had… Continue Reading →

Athanasius Kircher: A Renaissance Man and the Quest for Lost Knowledge – Joscelyn Godwin

Athanasius Kircher: A Renaissance Man and the Quest for Lost Knowledge – Joscelyn Godwin (1979). London: Thames & Hudson, 96 p. Athanasius Kircher (1602 – 80) stand out as one of the last all-encompassing minds. For this true Renaissance man,… Continue Reading →

The Survival of the Pagan Gods: The Mythological Tradition and Its Place in Renaissance Humanism and Art – Jean Seznec

The Survival of the Pagan Gods: The Mythological Tradition and Its Place in Renaissance Humanism and Art – Jean Seznec (1953). Princeton: Bollingen Foundation, 400 p. The gods of Olympus died with the advent of Christianity–or so we have been… Continue Reading →

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