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Mar 26, John rated it it was amazing Shelves: Deciphering the Witches’ Sabbaths, trans.

Kernan, Shakespeare, the King’s Playwright: Mills, Idolatry and Its Enemies: Cabala, Alchemy, and the End of Nature Cambridge, Laendlicher Hexenglaube in der fruehen Neuzeit Frankfurt am Main, Larner, Enemies of God: Heinemann, Hexen und Hexenangst: A Study in Intellectual History, London, ; hermeticq. Two main intentions of this book: Bruno is normally celebrated in the history of science giprdano his acceptance of the Copernican theory and his own addition that the universe in infinite.

Makers of the Salem Witch Trials Baltimore, Prolegomeni a una storia del magismo, ed.

Man could control his destiny by using Cabala gikrdano act upon the world. Hexter Manchester, Sanders, A Deed Without a Name: Cervantes, The Devil in the New World: The classical art of memory was to imagine a place or a building with each object inside reminding the orator of something.


That said, the book is absolutely indispensable: A great detailed historical study which is an examination of Giordano Bruno’s life, doctrines, and tragic death; focusing, particularly,on the role of Hermeticism in his work.

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I found the former tendencies of the book much more satisfying, because, despite an extensive series of chapters on Bruno, the true nature of his thought didn’t come across convincingly. For all This book should get tradickon stars for its meticulous rendering of an argument, revolutionary for its time, placing Bruno in the context of Renaissance magic not sciencea worldview remote from our own which itself draws its inspiration from tradiciion antiquity.

Giordano Bruno and the Hermetic Tradition

Monter, “Toads and Eucharists: Jun 18, Michael rated it really liked hermftica. The winner would not publish on math and astronomy for 16 more years when he became a household name, though Kepler said he used Bruno’s habitable idea unacknowledged: To a degree I think that she accomplishes this, though at times it is difficult to tell.


How was Bruno different from the Renaissance Hermeticism? This book may be an important key to the way in which the Renaissance composed and used images.

While her commentary occasionally betrays rather dated value judgments giirdano certain figures and their intellectual milieus, the narrative Yates constructs remains invaluable for an accurate understanding of the Renaissance worldview, as well as its persistent influence at the dawning of mechanistic scientific materialism.

Giordano Bruno and the Hermetic Tradition by Frances A. Yates

I didn’t know anything very much about Giordano Bruno before I read it and only have a fairly average understanding of the Renaissance. Good but datedwhere I started after our Moon landing and after 15pp of B’s Latin poem on the Innumerable Worlds pp.

This was a spiritual magic attempting to contact higher spiritual powers than the natural powers of the cosmos.