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Paracelsus

11 November - Philippus Aureolus Theophrastus Bombastus von Hohenheim, better known as Paracelsus, is born.

June 18 1633 – Charles I is crowned King of Scots at St Giles Cathedral, Edinburgh. Charles I was monarch of the three kingdoms of England, Scotland, and Ireland from 1625 until 1649. His conflicts with parliament led to civil war and his eventual execution.

King Charles I Portrait from the studio of Anthony van Dyck, 1636 Charles was executed in

Judith Butler. American post-structuralist philosopher, who has contributed to the fields of feminist philosophy, queer theory, political philosophy, and ethics.

American post-structuralist philosopher, who has contributed to the fields of feminist philosophy, queer theory, political philosophy, and ethics.

Abu Ali Sina (Avicenna), Father of the Modern Medicine. His most famous works are The Book of Healing, a vast philosophical and scientific encyclopaedia, and The Canon of Medicine, which was a standard medical text at many medieval universities. The Canon of Medicine was used as a text-book in the universities of Montpellier and Leuven as late as 1650. Ibn Sīnā's Canon of Medicine provides a complete system of medicine according to the principles of Galen (and Hippocrates).

Algeria - Abu Ali Sina (Avicenna), Father of the Modern Medicine

Harriet Beecher Stowe, as a young woman, engraving, 1858, detail - entry in House Divided, the Civil War Research Engine at Dickinson College

Harriet Beecher Stowe, as a young woman, engraving, detail - entry in House Divided, the Civil War Research Engine at Dickinson College

Confucius 孔子

Confucius was a Chinese teacher, editor, politician, and philosopher of Chinese…

Lucas Cranach the Elder German (Wittenberg), 1472-1553 Oil on wood panel c. 1518 How did 16th century viewers of this panel know which of these saints was which?

Lucas Cranach the Elder German (Wittenberg), Oil on wood panel c. 1518 Saint Catherine, Saint Margaret, and Saint Barbara

One key component of magical writings in the Renaissance was the spread of the mystical system of Kabbalah. Johannes Trithemius studied medieval magical manuscripts as well as Kabbalah and wrote a work called "Steganographia" (Secret Writing) in 1499, which was published in 1606. Trithemius’s had many Renaissance successors who would attribute many ideas in their grimoires to "Steganographia" (Reeds Introduction). Image Source: Esoteric Archives.

One key component of magical writings in the Renaissance was the spread of the mystical system of Kabbalah. Johannes Trithemius studied medieval magical manuscripts as well as Kabbalah and wrote a work called "Steganographia" (Secret Writing) in 1499, which was published in 1606. Trithemius’s had many Renaissance successors who would attribute many ideas in their grimoires to "Steganographia" (Reeds Introduction). Image Source: Esoteric Archives.

Christopher Columbus (1450?-1506) captured the Old World's imagination and began an enormous colonization and freedom movement in the New World.  Ten years after his 1492 journey across the sea, Columbus wrote in a letter to King Ferdinand and Queen Isabella: “In the carrying out of this enterprise of the Indies, neither reason nor mathematics nor maps were any use to me: fully accomplished were the words of Isaiah.”

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Giuliano de' Medici (1479–1516), Duke of Nemours Artist: Copy after Raphael (16th century) Medium: Tempera and oil on canvas Dimensions: 32 3/4 x 26 in. (83.2 x 66 cm) Classification: Paintings Credit Line: The Jules Bache Collection, 1949 Accession Number: 49.7.12

Giuliano de' Medici Duke of Nemours Artist: Copy after Raphael century) Medium: Tempera and oil on canvas Dimensions: 32 x 26 in. x 66 cm) Classification: Paintings Credit Line: The Jules Bache Collection, 1949 Accession Number:

Catherine de Medici with her children

Catherine de Medici and her children: Charles IX, Henry III, Francis the duke dAlenon, and Margaret queen of Navarre. Once in the collection of Horace Walpole at Strawberry Hill, it is now in the Victoria and Albert.

Grigori Yefimovich Rasputin (Russian: Григорий Ефимович Распутин; IPA: [ɡrʲɪˈɡorʲɪj jɪˈfʲiməvʲɪtɕ rɐˈsputʲɪn]) (21 January [O.S. 9 January] 1869 – 29 or 30 December [O.S. 16 December] 1916) was a Russian mystic and advisor to the Romanovs, the Russian Imperial family.

Grigori Yefimovich Rasputin January [O. 9 January] 1869 – 29 or 30 December [O. 16 December] was a Russian mystic and advisor to the Romanovs, the Russian Imperial family.

Quinten Massijs (I), ‘Portrait of a Canon’. The almuce on his left arm is of grey squirrel and lined with miniver.

Page of Portrait of a Canon by MASSYS, Quentin in the Web Gallery of Art, a searchable image collection and database of European painting, sculpture and architecture

Hans Maier: Some Dangerous Women | Frank T. Zumbachs Mysterious World

Hans Maier/ Bronzino/ John Michael Wright: Some Dangerous Women

1519 Hans Maler zu Schwaz Anne, Queen of Hungary and Bohemia 1520 Hans Maler zu Schwaz Queen Anne of B.

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