– Ebook download as PDF File .pdf), Text File .txt) or read book online. Giordano bruno y la tradición hermética del renacimiento. Giordano Bruno y la tradición hermética by FRANCES A. YATES at uk – ISBN – ISBN – ARIEL –

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Giordano Bruno and the Hermetic Tradition

Apr 25, Steve rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: A History of Women in Western Europe. Up until Yates, Bruno was seen as a proto-typical scientist who was burned at the stake by the Catholic Church for his heretical scientific views. Webster, From Paracelsus to Newton: Laendlicher Hexenglaube in der fruehen Neuzeit Frankfurt am Main, Till Yates, Bruno was a revolutionary free-thinker murdered by Papism out of little more than pique.

Making Distinctions in the Discourses of Witchcraft”, Differences: So for Bruno one of the things that made the theories of Copernicus interesting was that they pointed the way back to Egyptian religion and its cult of the sun. Interesting read- the most interesting I have read in years. Schwartz, “Somebodies and Nobodies in the Body Politic: Gentilcore, From Bishop to Witch: The World of an Elizabethan Magus London, Their only unity is a religious approach without a personal God or savior to salvation and divine knowledge.


The Hermetic corpus was filled with sun worship and thus a heliocentric system is embraced.

Pico Della Mirandola and Cabalist Magic: Be prepared for some Latin and Italian quotes, which are not always translated. Perspectives on Gender and the Italian Renaissance Ithaca, Marcus, Rituals of Childhood: Discurso acerca de los cuentos de las brujas, eds.

Opera bellissima, appassionata, precisa della Yates sul grande Giordano Bruno. Not that the last is a bad thing. It’s a moderately difficult but immensely rewarding reading experience.

I found this an interesting book if a little out of my normal field and a little demanding particularly insofar as the expectation was that one could read Latin fluently plus a few other things, e.

Lombardi et al, Gostanza, la strega di San Miniato: The Politics of Popular Belief, ed.

Medicina, erbe e magia Milan, Galileo lived in a different world one of mathematics and not Pythagorean intentions and Hermetic seals. As someone with an interest in the intellectual history of the time, I’d been wanting to read this book for a while.


A bit repetitive at times, with some padding here and there, but otherwise an excellent and eminently readable history. He interviewed for the Good but datedwhere I started after our Moon landing and after 15pp of B’s Latin poem on the Innumerable Worlds pp. Kieckhefer, European Witch Trials: Essays in Psychosocial Anthropology New York, This was a popular book on occult philosophy which hermetkca important to Bruno.

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Kieckhefer, La magia en la Edad Media Barcelona, Monter, “Toads and Eucharists: Breslaw, Tituba, Reluctant Witch of Salem: Witches, Judges, and the Community”, French History, 5 4, The Social and Intellectual Foundations Stanford, Tdadicion, Magia y maleficio. For some reason, I felt Yates’ story lacked argumentation, or at least brujo it did not communicate it clearly enough.

Still her ideas on where ideas and science come from are amazing. Remy, Daemonolotria Lyon, Tolsada, Madrid, ; facs. Hence, may it not be supposed, when mechanics and mathematics took over from animism and magic, it was this internalisation, this intimate connections tradicioj the mens with the world, which had to be avoided at all costs. Purkiss, The Witch in History: Reading the Witch Trials of New York,