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Rosicrucian Trilogy: Modern Translations of the Three Founding Documents: Fama Fraternitatis, 1644; Confessio Fraternitatis, 1615; The Chemical Wedding of Christian Rosenkreutz, 1616

"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.

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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.

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ISBN 9781578636037
Autograph No
Pages 180
Author Joscelyn Godwin
Publisher Weiser Books
Publication date 25 Sep 16
Format Paperback
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