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Evola, Giulio Cesare
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Evola, Giulio Cesare (Julius or Jules), * 19 May 1898 (Rome), † 11 Jun 1974 (Rome)

Writer on philosophy, cultural and religious history, esoteric traditions and politics. Many details concerning the circumstances of Evola's life remain uncertain, since he neither discussed his private life nor kept correspondence. Evola had probably sprung from Sicilian landed gentry, was educated as a Roman Catholic, but soon fell under the intellectual sway of Arthur Rimbaud (1854-1891), Friedrich Nietzsche (1844-1900), Carlo…

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Hakl, Hans Thomas, “Evola, Giulio Cesare”, in: Dictionary of Gnosis & Western Esotericism. Consulted online on 04 July 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1873-8338_dgwe_DGWE_114>
First published online: 2008
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004141872, 20061031



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