John Dee (1527-1608) was a renown philosopher, mathematician, geographer and navigator during 16th century's Elizabethan Renaissance. He was educated in Cambridge and served as court astrologer to Queen Elizabeth I - even predicting her coronation would be in 1558. Nowadays, Dee is most well known for his conversations with angels. … [Read more...]
The Elizabethan era took place during Queen Elizabeth I's reign (1558-1603) and was considered a golden age for the English Renaissance. During the era, the arts (including William Shakespeare's plays), technology and innovation flourished. Read articles about the Elizabethan era below.
Contents Cabala and Alchemy The Elizabethan Universe Introduction The 15th-16th centuries in Europe were a time of great scholarship with a focus on esoteric studies. Occult philosophy flourished during this period, pulling from a potpourri of ideas including Neoplatonism, Pythagorean numerology, Gnosticism, Chaldean lore ascribed to Zoroaster, medieval magical … [Read more...]