June 02, 2009

Sigillum Dei Aemeth

Several items used by Dr. Dee in his Enochian actions and "spiritual conferences" are on display at the British museum:


Speaking of which, I've always been curious about the story behind this story, but if anything further has ever been published about the incident, my rudimentary googling skills have failed to locate it.

Posted by Dr. Frank at June 2, 2009 08:08 AM | TrackBack

Frank, have you read "Extraordinary Popular Delusions And The Madness of Crowds"? It has a long piece on John Dee, but that is just a small part of what makes it an entertaining work to read. There are chapters on the Tulipomania, alchemy, famous outlaws, popular words, and so forth.

I prefer the paper version of any book, but if you'd rather read it online, it's here:


Posted by: Don at June 2, 2009 11:52 PM