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Rosicrucian Library and Archive - by the Confraternity of the Rosy Cross; extensive:

Fama Fraternitatis (1614) - English transl. of this key Rosicrucian text; '1st' manifesto:

Confessio Fraternitatis (1615) - English transl. of this key Rosicrucian text; '2nd' manifesto:

Chymical Wedding - First Day text; English transl. of the allegory of the Chemical Wedding of Christian Rosencreutz:

Misc. Rosicrucian texts - by Adam McLean at the Alchemy website:

AMORC - Rosicrucian Order and Egyptian Rosicrucian museum - San Jose, Calif USA; also planetarium, library, gardens, books, university:

Rosicrucian Fellowship - the Max Heindel-inspired branch of Rosicrucianism based in Oceanside, Calif USA:

Robert Fludd - six articles about Robert Fludd:


The Rosicrucians - The History, Mythology, and Rituals of an Esoteric Order, by Christopher McIntosh - Ancient Quest highly recommends this well-researched book to get started; references, notes, index; Introduction by Colin Wilson:
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The Rosicrucian Enlightenment - Ancient Quest highly recommends this brilliant book, which analyses the often forgotten phase in European thought, between the Renaissance and the scientific enlightenment of the 17th c.; by Frances A. Yates (1899-1981), a world-renown Renaissance historian; Fellow of the British Academy, and leading scholar of her time:
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Gnostic reading list - by Hermetic Fellowship; a basic list of various books to get you started:

Gnosis Archive - offers a vast collection of primary texts and resources:

Gnostic Studies on the Web - a cross-section of some of the material relating to Gnosticism and Gnostic studies available on the web; a wide range:

Manichaean materials - Coptic Manichaean prayer books:

Mandaean scriptures and fragments -

Nag Hammadi Library -

Gnostic Society Library -

Dead Sea Scrolls Project - University of Chicago:

Alexandria - leading journal, edited by David Fideler; cosmology, philosophy, myth, culture:

Gnosis magazine - good archive; back issues remaining:



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Hermeticism and Hermetica - critical print sources:

The Hermetic Gnosis Exhibition - Netherlands:

Bibliotheca Philosophica Hermetica -

The Corpus Hermeticum - texts; the Gnostic Society Library:

History of Hermeticism - by Religious studies Professor, Dr. Huston Smith; roots of consciousness and hermeticism:

Hermes Trismegistus - introduction:

Sacred Texts: the Emerald Tablet and the Corpus Hermeticum -

Hermetic Fellowship - a modern-day organisation; good resource site overall:

Hermetic Order of the Golden Dawn - modern-day international organisation based on the teachings of the Golden Dawn:



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Alchemy website - Ancient Quest highly recommends Adam McLean's extraordinary resource site; many aspects of Alchemy, from philosophical to physical:

Alchemy reading list - from the Alchemy website:

Alchemical historical timeline -

Alchemical texts - dealing with philosophical, allegorical, spiritual and physical Alchemy:

Chinese Alchemy -

Alchemical emblems -

Alchemical bookdealers and publishers - many links here:



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Freemasonry Today - A magazine for not only Freemasons themselves, but for those who may be less familiar with Freemasonry, what it is, issues today; etc.:

The Philalethes Society - 'world's oldest and largest Masonic research society':

Philosophical Research Society - founded in 1934 by Manly P. Hall; good source of information on western esoteric traditions and philosophies, including Freemasonry:

Canonbury Masonic Research Centre, London - an educational institution supporting the independent study of Freemasonry; seminars, lectures, library:

United Grand Lodge of England (London) - Information about Freemasonry, library, museum, Masonic history:

Co-Masonry - 'Freemasonry for men and women':

Grand Lodge of Scotland (Edinburgh) - Information about Freemasonry, library, museum, Masonic history, Robert Burns:

Ancient and Accepted Scottish Rite of Freemasonry (USA) -
Lots of information about Freemasonry on both these sites:
Southern Jurisdiction:
Northern Jurisdiction:


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Rennes-le-Chateau Home Page - Learn more and see photos of this fascinating site in southwestern France; texts; Le Serpent Rouge; La Vraie Langue Celtique; etc.:

Saunière Society (UK) - A lively organisation 'that is dedicated solely to the pursuit of truth in the matter of research into the mystery of Rennes-le-Chateau and related matters'; fascinating series of conferences, symposia, books, articles, reviews, tours, journal: - Ancient Quest recommends this major resource site, with many links about Rennes-le-Chateau, the surrounding area, tourist information, and associated mysteries:

Rennes-le-Chateau - 'presenting all the hypotheses and all new developments concerning Rennes-le-Chateau'; discussion Forums:

Merovingian Kings - Learn more about this important and intriguing dynasty:

Rennes-le-Chateau - Information and photos about Rennes-le-Chateau in southern France and its associated mysteries:


Other esoteric/research org.s


Warburg Institute (University of London) - to further the study of the classical tradition, those elements of European thought, literature, art and institutions which derive from the ancient world; it houses an important library, archive, and collection of photographs:

Francis Bacon Research Trust - Founded by Peter Dawkins, the FBRT is concerned with the life and work of Sir Francis Bacon, the Rosicrucians, and other ancient and ageless wisdom; resource site, as well as an informative journal, conferences, workshops:

The Temenos Academy (London) - a reg. charity which aims to offer education in philosophy & the arts in the sacred traditions of East and West; informative lectures:

Abwoon Study Circle - Sufi research, workshops & publications in the field of Native Middle Eastern spirituality, the Aramaic Jesus, and the work of Dr. Neil Douglas Klotz and Kamae A. Miller, M.A.:

Theosophical Society in America (Wheaton, IL, USA) - The US headquarters of the Theosophical Society


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