Fictuld, Hermann
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Fictuld, Hermann, * 14 Jan 1700 (?) (place unknown), † 1777 (?) (place unknown)

Hermann Fictuld is the pen name used by an individual whose identity is disputed. In 1879 the historian of → Freemasonry Nettelbladt (Nettelbladt, 766, n. 625) quoted a manuscript he had found (he did not say where), written by the freemason Baron Ernst Werner von Raven and partly devoted to the latter's relationship with Fictuld in the years 1768-1769. ‘According to this manuscript’, writes Nettelbladt, Fictuld's ‘real name was Johann Heinrich Schmi…

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Faivre, Antoine, “Fictuld, Hermann”, in: Dictionary of Gnosis & Western Esotericism. Consulted online on 15 November 2018 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1873-8338_dgwe_DGWE_122>
First published online: 2008
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004141872, 20061031



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