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The Aeonic Perspective of the Enochian Temples
The initiatory system of the Enochian Temples divides the path of initiation into four major stages, distinguished primarily by the types and sources of the influences they are sensitive to. Briefly, these stages are: 1. Lunar-planetary, focused in Yesod and...
Magick >> Enochian
Bringing it Down to Earth: A Fractal Approach
'Clouds are not spheres, mountains are not cones, coastlines are not circles, and bark is not smooth, nor does lightning travel in a straight line.' B. Mandelbrot W e want to think about the future - it's our nature. Unlike other creatures, humans possess an...
Mystic Sciences >> Astrology
>> Modern Science
Mother Of The Gods And The Father Of The Gael
There is no surviving, or as yet translated, Creation story within Irish mythology. We learn from the Lebor Gabala Erenn, a text from the Christian Middle Ages, of the Tuatha De Danann, or "People of the Goddess Danu", who came to Ireland either...
Deities & Heros >> Celtic, Welsh, Irish & Brittish
Select Cross-Cultural and Historical Personifications of Death
This extensive introduction includes some of the more well known, along with some lesser known Death "incarnations", and I use that term loosely, as in many cultures, the Angel of Death can be quite an adept shapeshifter. We have tried to cull...
Mystic Sciences >> Necromantic Studies
The Celtic Vedic Connection, Part I
Of all the great ancient cultures perhaps no two share more parallels than those of the Celtic and Vedic peoples. A deep rooted affinity runs between them, what is present in one is mirrored in the other. Myths, Gods, Goddesses, even fairy tales bear a...
Religions >> Druidism
Religions >> Vedic

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Correggio and Parmigianino: Art in Parma during the 16th century
Jobs for the 16th century girls: Work you would have done 400 years ago
University of Exeter professor Jane Whittle is carrying out the woman's work project to examine the work done by rural women through the centuries. The research challenges view of traditional female roles. Prof.
This Hedge Fund Topped Rivals With Mix of Algorithms and 16th-Century Theory
The strategy is based on the theory of purchasing-power parity, an achievement of theologians at the School of Salamanca, where it was developed based on silver and gold trading between Spain and its colonies in the Americas during the 16th century.
Shakespeare and sex in the 16th century [infographic]
Sex was far from simple in 16th century England. Shakespeare himself wed a woman eight years his senior, a departure from the typical ages of both partners.
Palestrina: How Fair Thou Art CD review – 16th-century sizzlers
That erotic celebration of human love, the Song of Songs, seems a strange subject to set to music for a pope, but all Italy knew that Gregory XIII was more than a little worldly; after all, his son, Giacomo, was a prominent cardinal.

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