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Fraternitas Saturni
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The most important magical secret lodge of the 20th century in the German-speaking world. Unlike most secret occult groups, the Fraternitas Saturni has no legendary tradition. A Brotherhood of Saturn is said to have existed in Scandinavia at the turn of the 19th century and there may have been a group with a similar name in Warsaw under the leadership of → Jean-Marie Hoené-Wronski (1776-1853).

The Fraternitas Saturni was founded de facto in Berlin on May 8, 1926, by Eugen Grosche (order name Gregor A. Gregorius; 1888-1964) and four fratres, but the official date of…

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Hakl, Hans Thomas, “Fraternitas Saturni”, in: Dictionary of Gnosis & Western Esotericism. Consulted online on 12 July 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1873-8338_dgwe_DGWE_129>
First published online: 2008
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004141872, 20061031

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