Fama Fraternitatis, 1614 ; Confessio Fraternitatis, 1615 ; the Chemical Wedding of Christian Rosenkreuz, 1616 : the Three Original Rosicrucian PublicationsBook - 2016
Four hundred years ago, the publication of these 3 anonymous documents launched the Rosicrucian movement. The story of Christian Rosenkreuz and his secretive order, as told in the Fama Fraternitatis , had political repercussions that continue to this day, while The Chemical Wedding is a landmark in European fantasy fiction. This present book offers the 3 founding documents in reliable, readable, modern English. Fully annotated and with modern introductions, these new translations explain the historical context, shed light on the beginnings of the Rosicrucian Order, and bring this fascinating material to a wider readership.