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Rosicrucian

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Rosicrucian

Rosicrucian Library and Archive - by the Confraternity of the Rosy Cross; extensive:
http://www.crcsite.org/library.htm

Fama Fraternitatis (1614) - English transl. of this key Rosicrucian text; '1st' manifesto:
http://www.hermeticgoldendawn.org/fama.htm

Confessio Fraternitatis (1615) - English transl. of this key Rosicrucian text; '2nd' manifesto:
http://www.levity.com/alchemy/confessi.html

Chymical Wedding - First Day text; English transl. of the allegory of the Chemical Wedding of Christian Rosencreutz:
http://www.levity.com/alchemy/chymwed1.html

Misc. Rosicrucian texts - by Adam McLean at the Alchemy website:
http://www.levity.com/alchemy/rosicros.html

AMORC - Rosicrucian Order and Egyptian Rosicrucian museum - San Jose, Calif USA; also planetarium, library, gardens, books, university:
http://www.rosicrucian.org

Rosicrucian Fellowship - the Max Heindel-inspired branch of Rosicrucianism based in Oceanside, Calif USA:
http://www.rosicrucian.com/rcforig.htm

Robert Fludd - six articles about Robert Fludd:
http://www.arcgl.org/fludd1.html

Books:

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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Gnosticism

    

Gnostic reading list - by Hermetic Fellowship; a basic list of various books to get you started:
http://www.teleport.com/~aforrest/HFWeb/Bibliotheca/HFGnosticBiblio.html

Gnosis Archive - offers a vast collection of primary texts and resources:
http://www.webcom.com/~gnosis/welcome.html

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:
http://www.gnosis.org/gnstudy.htm

Manichaean materials - Coptic Manichaean prayer books:
http://home.online.no/~noetic/manis.htm

Mandaean scriptures and fragments -
http://home.online.no/~noetic/mand.htm

Nag Hammadi Library -
http://www.webcom.com/~gnosis/naghamm/nhl.html

Gnostic Society Library -
http://www.webcom.com/~gnosis/library.html

Dead Sea Scrolls Project - University of Chicago:
http://www-oi.uchicago.edu/OI/PROJ/SCR/Scrolls.html

Alexandria - leading journal, edited by David Fideler; cosmology, philosophy, myth, culture:
http://www.cosmopolis.com/index.html

Gnosis magazine - good archive; back issues remaining:
http://www.gnosis.org

 


Hermeticism

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Hermeticism

Hermeticism and Hermetica - critical print sources:
http://www.public.asu.edu/~heresy/hermes/nonwebres.html

The Hermetic Gnosis Exhibition - Netherlands:
http://www.dap.nl/Hermetica%203.htm

Bibliotheca Philosophica Hermetica -
http://www.dap.nl/Hermetica%202.htm

The Corpus Hermeticum - texts; the Gnostic Society Library:
http://gnosis.org/library/hermet.htm

History of Hermeticism - by Religious studies Professor, Dr. Huston Smith; roots of consciousness and hermeticism:
http://www.williamjames.com/History/HERMETIC.htm

Hermes Trismegistus - introduction:
http://www.belinus.co.uk/mythology/Hermeticism.htm

Sacred Texts: the Emerald Tablet and the Corpus Hermeticum - http://www.belinus.co.uk/mythology/Hermeticism.htm

Hermetic Fellowship - a modern-day organisation; good resource site overall:
http://www.teleport.com/~aforrest/HFWeb/HFindex.html

Hermetic Order of the Golden Dawn - modern-day international organisation based on the teachings of the Golden Dawn:
http://www.golden-dawn.com

 


Alchemy

   Seminar - Arthurian
Alchemy

Alchemy website - Ancient Quest highly recommends Adam McLean's extraordinary resource site; many aspects of Alchemy, from philosophical to physical:
http://www.levity.com/alchemy

Alchemy reading list - from the Alchemy website:
http://www.levity.com/alchemy/readlist.html

Alchemical historical timeline - http://www.levity.com/alchemy/timeline.html

Alchemical texts - dealing with philosophical, allegorical, spiritual and physical Alchemy:
http://www.levity.com/alchemy/texts.html

Chinese Alchemy -
http://helios.unive.it/~dsao/pregadio/index.html

Alchemical emblems -
http://www.levity.com/alchemy/amcldraw.html

Alchemical bookdealers and publishers - many links here:
http://www.levity.com/alchemy/publishr.html

 


Freemasonry

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Freemasonry

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.:
http://www.freemasonrytoday.co.uk

The Philalethes Society - 'world's oldest and largest Masonic research society':
http://freemasonry.org/psoc/

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

Canonbury Masonic Research Centre, London - an educational institution supporting the independent study of Freemasonry; seminars, lectures, library:
http://www.canonbury.ac.uk

United Grand Lodge of England (London) - Information about Freemasonry, library, museum, Masonic history:
http://www.grand-lodge.org

Co-Masonry - 'Freemasonry for men and women':
http://www.co-masonry.org/

Grand Lodge of Scotland (Edinburgh) - Information about Freemasonry, library, museum, Masonic history, Robert Burns:
http://grandlodgescotland.com

Ancient and Accepted Scottish Rite of Freemasonry (USA) -
Lots of information about Freemasonry on both these sites:
Southern Jurisdiction: http://www.srmason-sj.org
Northern Jurisdiction: http://www.supremecouncil.org

 


Rennes-le-Chateau
/Priory of Sion

   Seminar - Arthurian
Cathars

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.:
http://www.connectotel.com/rennes/

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:
http://sauniere.cjb.net

Rhedae.com - Ancient Quest recommends this major resource site, with many links about Rennes-le-Chateau, the surrounding area, tourist information, and associated mysteries:
http://www.rhedae.com

Rennes-le-Chateau - 'presenting all the hypotheses and all new developments concerning Rennes-le-Chateau'; discussion Forums:
http://www.rennes-le-chateau.com/default-uk.htm

Merovingian Kings - Learn more about this important and intriguing dynasty:
http://www.utexas.edu/depts/french/.web/Kibler/merovingiaenc.html

Rennes-le-Chateau - Information and photos about Rennes-le-Chateau in southern France and its associated mysteries:
http://www.globalspy.com/Rennes-le-Chateau.html

 


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:
http://www.sas.ac.uk/warburg/

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:
http://www.fbrt.org.uk

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:
http://www.princes-foundation.org/foundation/tenemos.html

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.:
http://abwoon.com

Theosophical Society in America (Wheaton, IL, USA) - The US headquarters of the Theosophical Society
http://www.theosophical.org

 


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