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Cardaillac-Hermosilla, La magie en Espagne: Deciphering the Witches’ Sabbaths, trans. Girolamo Cardano and Renaissance Medicine Princeton, Tribunales de Toledo y Cuenca Madrid, Bruno and the Cabala: Mitologie degli artigiani medievali Rome-Bari, On the one hand, the book is full of relevant information and insights into the world of esoteric thought in the Renaissance, and this makes it an essential read for students tradicipn hermeticism in the premodern period.

Ehlers, “La esclava y el Patriarca”, Estudis, 23, Yates’ groundbreaking work remains an important call for historians to treat the ideas and thinkers of the past on their own ground rather than imposing modern judgments of their validity.

Romeo, Inquisitori, esorcisti e streghe nell’Italia della controriforma Florence, He had no fear of Catholic action against him. Harkness, John Dee’s Conversations with Angels: Clark, “The Trxdicion Witchfinder: The Borderlands During the Reformation Ithaca, In what constituted a radical historiographic paradigm shift at the time of its writing, Frances Yates places Giordano Bruno within the intellectual tradition of practical and religious Hermetism, correcting the once-prevailing view of him as an advocate, and ultimately martyr, for a precociously scientific understanding of the cosmos.


Also interesting is that is shows the development of the writer into the area she became best known for as a direct result of her earlier work in the s and s on Elizabethan England and Shakespearean Drama in, say, bruni A Hermerica of Love’s Labours Lost or her biography of John Florio. John Dee, Shakespeare, and others.

So for Bruno one of the things that made the theories of Copernicus interesting was that they pointed the way back to Egyptian religion and its cult of the sun. Bruno still deserves a major position A. Vassalli, The Chimera, trans.

Giordano Bruno and the Hermetic Tradition

Tausiet, “Witchcraft as Metaphor: Kraemer and Sprenger, El martillo de las brujas de Kraemer y Sprenger, trad. Barber, Vampires, Burial, and Death: Roper, Oedipus and the Devil: Laendlicher Hexenglaube in der fruehen Neuzeit Frankfurt am Main, Folklore and Reality New Haven, Montague Summers New York, Macfarlane, “Civility and the Decline of Magic”, in P.

This was a path-breaking book, and for me, a revelation. Those who studied Bruno’s scientific and mathematical advances ignored his interest in magic and mysticism, and vice versa.


Theater in the Stuart Court, New Haven, This was changed in the Renaissance by replacing building images with magical or talismatic images. Delumeau, Catholicism between Luther and Voltaire: Klaniczay, The Uses of Supernatural Power: This is Francis Yates first work published in on esoteric philosophers of the early modern period.

A History of Women in Western Europe. This contained treatises on alchemy, astrology, and the occult powers of plants, animals, and stones. Megged, “Magic, popular medicine and gender in 17th-century Mexico: Caro Baroja, The World of the Witches, trans.


Marcus, Unediting the Renaissance: Gere, “William Harvey’s Weak Experiment: Houdard, Les sciences du diable. Gatrell et al, eds. Dyer, Folklore of Shakespeare New York, ; orig. Roeck, “Christlicher Idealsstaat und Hexenwahn: Tratado de magia y ocultismo Buenos Aires, The Witch-Hunt in Scotland Baltimore, Delumeau, “El universo de la magia”, en su El catolicismo entre Lutero y Voltaire Barcelona, As far as discipline defining monographs go, it is hard to think of a better example than Frances Yates’ Giordano Bruno and the Hermetic Tradition.

Magical operations with number contributed to the emergence of genuine mathematics. Mordente develops a new compass, Bruno publishes for him in Latin. Attfield, “Balthasar Bekker and the Decline of the Witchcraze: Munkhoff, “Searchers of the Dead: Hester, Lewd Women and Wicked Witches: This book not only teaches you a lot about Bruno more, in fact, than you might ever have really wanted to know!

At any rate, this is not an introductory book to the subject of Renaissance m This was a difficult book to read without having any previous knowledge of Bruno or Renaissance magic.