Giordano Bruno and the Hermetic Tradition
By (author) Frances A. Yates
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Giordano Bruno and the Hermetic Tradition by Frances A. Yates
Book DescriptionEmphasizing the primary importance of Hermetism in Renaissance thought, Yates demonstrates that Bruno was at once a rational philospher and a magician - burned at the stake - with an unorthodox religious message. Her acclaimed study gives an overview not only of Renaissance humanism but of its interplay - and conflict - with magic and occult practices.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780226950075
(228mm x 152mm x 23mm)
Imprint: University of Chicago Press
Publisher: The University of Chicago Press
Publish Date: 1-Dec-1990
Country of Publication: United States
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In 1600, renagade philosopher and theologian Giordano Bruno was burnt at the stake in Rome. His crime was to preach a doctrine of brotherhood, peace and free love. Four centuries later he is known as the Prophet of the New Age.
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