A.E.M. Baumann

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Epigraphs

 

The Knossian Oracles

      Περὶ Ποιητικῆς . . .

            1   2   3

      Daedalus in Tartarus

            4   5   6

      L'Origine, Salomé I

            7   8   9   10   11   12   13   14   15

            16   17

      L'Origine, Salomé II

            18   19   20   21   22   23   24

      The Night Sea Crossing

            25   26   27   28   29   30

      The Garden of Venus

            31

      The Incantations of Isis and
      Osiris

            32   33   34   35   36

      Imago Dei

            40   41   42   43   44   45   46

      The Seven Dreams of Paris

            47   48   49   50   51   52

      The Axiom of Maria
      Prophetissa

            53   54   55   56   57   58   59   60

            61   62   63   64   65   66   67   68

            69   70   71   72   73   74   75   76

            77   78   79   80   81   82   83

 

And the Light Falls, Remir

      Mystery

      Arcanum

      Alchemy

      The Occult

      Love

      Art

      Grace

 

Notes

      Translations

      Table of Fragments

      An Incomplete Bibliography

 

 


 

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Fragment 45

lumen naturae: light of nature

in coitu inluminatio: in coitus illumination

Fragment 52

φιλεί με: love me

Fragment 71

Aquas abyssi: waters of the abyss

Hic et nunc: here and now

Fragment74

Cuius centrum est ubique, circumferentia nusquam: whose center is everywhere, circumference nowhere

Vas mirabile: wonderful vessel

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AND THE LIGHT FALLS, REMIR

Title

Remir: Provençal, he gazes.

Mystery

Confundante qui . . . : confuse those who persecute me, and don’t confuse me; may they become afraid and not I

Exitus et reditus: departure and return

Arcanum

Solve et coagula: dissolve and coagulate

Filius solis, filia lunae: son of the sun, daughter of the moon

Alchemy

Antinomy, Matrimonium Corporale, etc.: These are the seven stages of the alchemical process as described in an illustration from Samuel Norton’s Catholicon physicorum (1630; Haeffner, Dictionary of Alchemy, 209-10; Jung, Psychology and Alchemy, Fig. 221). Antimony is not a stage, but the initial condition