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...]
John Dee was a renowned astrologer, mathematician, alchemist , occultist - and a direct consultant to Queen Elizabeth I. Considered one of the most knowledgeable men of his era, Dee lived at a time when the line between science and magic was blurred and often practiced both. He is famous for both his large library and his attempts to contact angels through scryer Edward Kelley. Read articles about John Dee 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...]