Giordano Bruno and the Hermetic Tradition, Paperback Book

Giordano Bruno and the Hermetic Tradition Paperback

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Emphasizing the primary importance of Hermetism in Renaissance thought, Yates demonstrates that Bruno was at once a rational philospher and a magician - burned at the stake - with an unorthodox religious message.

Her acclaimed study gives an overview not only of Renaissance humanism but of its interplay - and conflict - with magic and occult practices.

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  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 480 pages, 16 halftones
  • Publisher: The University of Chicago Press
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  • Category: Archaeology by period / region
  • ISBN: 9780226950075

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