This is a good book full of disturbing implications.
The theme of this work is that there was a philosophy of the occult from the Italian Renaissance that operated and was renewed in the Elizabethan Renaissance.
For anyone interested in the occult Renaissance, these books are both absolutely required reading.
to the philosemitic "Christian Cabala" (henceforth C.C.) component of Renaissance Neoplatonism and its role in shaping the undercurrent of Elizabethan zeitgeist. Read morePublished 6 months ago by inner exile
This is very good book with some serious shortcomings. On the plus side Yates starts the book off in Part 1 with concise essays on the leading lights of Hermetic/Cabalistic thought... Read morePublished on September 4, 2011 by Joe Keenan
Frances Yates is an indispensable auther, her work regarding the occult science and its development through the Renaissance to it influence today is a needed view from a clear and... Read morePublished on September 8, 2008 by C. Deal