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Monthly Archives: August 2013

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August 30th, 2013

The last taboo – Janny Leggedoor

August 30th, 2013

The contents of this blog, which has been sent to us by Janny Leggedoor who recently visited the library, expresses the author’s own ideas and opinions. If you would also like to post a blog with content relevant to the BPH please contact us at bph@ritmanlibrary.nl. The Last Taboo We live in a culture that […]

Infinite Fire Webinar VI – The Theosophical System of Jacob Böhme

August 20th, 2013

The two previous webinars (“The Revival of Platonic Orientalism” and “The Real Hermetic Tradition”) were concerned with important forms of esoteric speculation that developed during the Renaissance in a Roman Catholic context. In all these cases, the notion of Tradition was crucial: in their search for truth, authors such as Marsilio Ficino, Giovanni Pico della […]

Newsletter – 15 August 2013

August 15th, 2013

  The Ritman Library Newsletter no. 10/2013 – 15 AUGUST 2013     NEW HERMETIC HOLIDAYS! travel tips? As of the middle of July we have been posting Hermetic Holidays tips for our Facebook followers, taking them to places of Hermetic, alchemical or generally esoteric interest. So far we’ve been to places in Greece, Italy, the […]

Exhibition – ‘Beauty as the Imprint of the cosmos’

August 14th, 2013

‘Beauty as the Imprint of the cosmos’: the metaphysical in art An exhibition of drawings, graphic art and printed books  25 September 2013 – 23 May 2014 Bibliotheca Philosophica Hermetica, Amsterdam ‘Beauty is the imprint of the cosmos … in a physical earthly being’, is a statement by Rudolf Steiner* which pinpoints why art acquired […]

Hermes on Holiday

August 14th, 2013

As of the middle of July we have been posting Hermetic Holidays tips for our Facebook followers, taking them to places of Hermetic, alchemical or generally esoteric interest. So far we have been to places in Greece, Italy, the Netherlands and Austria, and we are planning to take our followers to many other places this […]

Current Research: Palombara and the Porta Magica in Rome

August 13th, 2013

Maria Fiammetta Iovine is researching that enigmatic and enthralling remaining monument of the villa of Massimiliano Palombara, marquis of Pietraforte (1614-1685), as she informed The Ritman Library when she paid a visit in March this year. Her email address is added below for anyone wishing to contact her on her research into Count Palombara. The […]

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