Abraham von Franckenberg

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Abraham von Franckenberg

Germany 1593 – 1652

Comments: Rosicrucian; Qabalist; Alchemy; Quietism; Lutheran mysticism; Pansophism; scientifically and philosophically interested in Space, what was it, what filled it, how did signals and forces travel through it? Believed it was the original "fiery water of Aesch-Maschim, the spark of Creation generated by the tension between stern Fire and Moist Love;


Teachers: Johannes Valentinus Andreae AKA Christian Rosenkreutz; Tobias Hess; Paracelsus; Dr. John Dee; John Amos Comenius; Jakob Bohme1623; Daniel Czepko; Joachim of Fiore; Valentinus; Giordano Bruno;

Students: Angelus Silesius; Hans Heinrich von Ecker und von Eckihoffem; William Wynn Westcott;

Friends: Benedictus Figulus; Adam Halsmayr; Dr. Balthasar Walther; Johannes Hevelius, astronomer; Joachim Morsius;

Enemies: Georg Seidel, a Lutheran preacher ;

Organizations:

Author: Raphael, Oder Arzt-Engel, 1676; Schlussreden der Wahrheit (1625), Mir nach! (1637); Vita veterum sapientium (1637);Jordanssteine (1636) ; Oculus siderius AKA The Starry Eye ; Grundlicher und wahrhafter Bericht von dem Leben und dem Abschied des in Gott selig ruhenden Jacob Boehmes; Theophrastia Valentiniana, 1700;


Resources: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Abraham_von_Franckenberg; read him here in German - http://diglib.hab.de/wdb.php?dir=drucke/xb-2820;