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Spaccio de la bestia trionfante (edition 1985)

by Giordano Bruno, Michele Ciliberto

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The itinerant Neoplatonic scholar Giordano Bruno (1548–1600), one of the most fascinating figures of the Renaissance, was burned at the stake for heresy by the Inquisition in Rome on Ash Wednesday in 1600. The primary evidence against him was the book Spaccio de la bestia trionfante, a daring indictment of the church that abounded in references to classical Greek mythology, Egyptian religion (especially the worship of Isis), Hermeticism, magic, and astrology. The author ofnbsp;more than sixty works on mathematics, science, ethics, philosophy, metaphysics, the art of memory, and esoteric mysticism, Bruno had a profound impact on Western thought.… (more)
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Title:Spaccio de la bestia trionfante
Authors:Giordano Bruno
Other authors:Michele Ciliberto
Info:Milano, Biblioteca universale Rizzoli, 1985
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The Expulsion of the Triumphant Beast by Giordano Bruno

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    I ragguagli di Parnasso, or, Advertisements from Parnassus in two centuries : with the politick touch-stone by Traiano Boccalini (Sensei-CRS)
    Sensei-CRS: Shares the same theme : a meeting of Gods who assemble for the purpose of a general Reformation of Humanity
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Jordanus Brunus Nolensis (i.e. Giordano Bruno) proclaimed himself d'ogni legge nimico e d'ongi fede ("enemy to every law and every faith"). Excommunicated by Catholics, Calvinists, and Lutherans, he was finally burned at the stake by the Roman Inquisition. Bruno was an original and profound theorist of the magical link and a surpassing mnemotechnician, who aspired to revive the solar worship of the ancients. This longish work of his is an Hermetic fable of universal reformation, cast in dramatic form. It details a celestial convention in which the gods of heaven (as exhibited in the constellations) are assigned new duties. It includes allegorical criticisms of the state of European society in Bruno's day, but it may be of special interest to those who consider that we are now resident in a New Aeon where the old gods have given way to new powers.
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