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Dee, John
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Dee, John, * 13 Jul 1527 (London), † 26 Mar 1609 (Mortlake)

Humanist, mathematician, geographer, antiquarian, astrologer to Queen Elizabeth I. A cultural traveller on the Continent, including East-Central Europe. One of the most intriguing representatives of occult philosophy [→ occult/occultism] in the late-Renaissance period.

1. Biography: From Humanism to Magic


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Szőnyi, György E., “Dee, John”, in: Dictionary of Gnosis & Western Esotericism. Consulted online on 01 March 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1873-8338_dgwe_DGWE_092>
First published online: 2008
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004141872, 20061031

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