Rosicrucian Trilogy

Rosicrucian Trilogy

Fama Fraternitatis, 1614 ; Confessio Fraternitatis, 1615 ; the Chemical Wedding of Christian Rosenkreuz, 1616 : the Three Original Rosicrucian Publications

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The Rosicrucian Trilogy features modern translations of Fama Fraternitatis (1614), Confessio Fraternitatis (1615), and The Chemical Wedding of Christian Rosenkreuz (1616) with 30 original illustrations by Hans Wildermann.

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.

Publisher: Newburyport, MA : Weiser Books, 2016
ISBN: 9781578636037
1578636035
9781578636099
1578636094
Call Number: 135.43 R73
Characteristics: vii, 181 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm

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