The Golden Builders: Alchemists, Rosicrucians, First Freemasons

By: Tobias Churton

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The Golden Builders is divided into three parts:
- Part 1 presents a broad survey of the Hermetic current and its transmissions from Hellenistic Alexandria to the time of Paracelsus.
- Part 2 focuses on the Rosicrucian movement as a vehicle of the Hermetic current, drawing on state-of-the-art research, such as the works of Spanish scholar Carlos Gilly.
- Part 3 concentrates mainly on one man, the English polymath, antiquarian, collector, alchemist, astrologer, and early Freemason, Elias Ashmole, after whom the Ashmolean Museum in Oxford is named, and one of many Renaissance figures who carried the Hermetic current forward.
- Unlocks the secret to Hiram's Key.
- A crucial pre-history of modern Freemasonry from its Alchemical and Hermetic origins in ancient Alexandria through the Rosicrucian Order of the 18th century.

Title: The Golden Builders: Alchemists, Rosicrucians, First Freemasons

Author Name: Tobias Churton

Categories: History SC,

Publisher: Weiser Books: January 2005

ISBN Number: 157863329X

ISBN Number 13: 9781578633296

Binding: Trade Paperback

Book Condition: Used - Good

Seller ID: 10000000106774

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