Christan Knorr von Rosenroth

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Christan Knorr von Rosenroth aka A. B. Peganius


Germany 1636 – 1689

Comments: Christian Qabalist; Adam Kadmon = Jesus; top 3 Sepheroth = Trinity; Alchemy;


Teachers: Mordecai, perhaps son of Leon of Modena; Abraham Abulafia; Isaac Luria; Moses ben Jacob Cordovero; Solomon ibn Gabirol; Joseph ben Abraham Gikatilla; Julius Sperber; Cornelius Agrippa; Giovanni Pico della Mirandola; Marsilio Ficino; Naphtali Herz ben Jacob Elhanan; Abraham Cohen de Herrera ; Flavius Mithridates; Elia del Medigo; Yohanan Alemanno; Jan Baptist van Helmont ; Rabbi Meier Stern, his teacher; Joseph ben Abraham Gikatilla; Chaim Vital; Abraham Cohen de Herrera; Naphtali ben Jacob; Issachar Beer ben Naphtali Cohen; Boethius (he published or edited with Franciscus Mercurius van Helmont Consolation of Philosophy;


Students: Samuel Liddell MacGregor Mathers ; Rudolf Steiner; Prince Adam Friedrich Von Seinsheim AKA Bishop Adam Friedrich August Anton Joseph Maria von Seinsheim; Georg von Welling; Adam McLean, editor of The Kabbalistic Diagrams of Rosenroth; Count Gustav Gabriel Bonde, author of Clavicula Hermeticae scientiae aka Clavicula hermeticae scientiae ab hyperboreo quodam horis subsecivis calamo consignata, anno MDCCXXXII aka The clavicle hermetic science written by a northerner, in his leisure hours, 1732 aka ” La Clavicule de la Science Hermétique Ecrite par un Habitant du Nord, dans ses Heures de Loisir” ; Aloisius Wiener aka Eliʻezer Liberman aka the “Lipmann Berlin”, author of Or Nogah aka Or nogah; kolel divʻre hakhmah umusar bʻʻinyʻne ʻavodath Adonai. Yaʻir nʻthiv ha-mʻsilah ha-ʻolah beth El wʻorah hayyim lʻmaʻalah lʻmaskil, bimmʻoroth ha-sekhelwʻha-kathuv wʻha-kabbalah, lʻkhol habaʻim lagesheth el ha-kodesh pʻnimah, wʻlishpokh nafsham wʻlibbam bithʻfillah wʻthorah bʻsafah bʻrurah unʻʻimah, ubaʻavodah rʻzuyyah uthʻmimah, wʻyasir tʻlunath ha-mʻʻorʻrim ʻal ha-tʻfillah bʻlashon ahereth ʻal bʻli mah, akh baʻavur harʻʻimah, 1747 ;



Friends: Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz; Isaac Newton; Baruch Spinoza; Lady Anne Conway; Platonist Henry More; Menasseh ben Israel; Moses Germanus; Franciscus Mercurius van Helmont;John Locke, corresponded 1688;

Organizations:

Author: Kabbala Denudata, sive Doctrina Hebræorum Transcendentalis et Metaphysica Atque Theologia* , 1677–78), studied in the Minores (5th) degree of the Order of the Golden and Rosy Cross. Includes Aesch-Mezareph aka Esh M'saref , read it here (http://www.levity.com/alchemy/aesch.html); also Zohar sections—the Book of Mysteries ; the Great Assembly ; the Small Assembly ; Joseph ben Abraham Gikatilla's Gate of Light ; Doctrine of Metempsychosis ; the Tree of Life by Chaim Vital; the Garden of Pomegranates of Moses ben Jacob Cordovero; the House of the Lord , and the Gate of Heaven of Abraham Cohen de Herrera ; Valley of the King by Rabbi Naphtali ben Jacob; the Vision of the Priest by Issachar Beer ben Naphtali Cohen; also Neuer Helicon; translated Sir. Thomas Brown’s Vulgar Errors; Genuine Explication of the Visions of the Book of Revelation - full of sundry new Christian considerations: wherein true and false christendom is briefly and nakedly represented, and the time of each of them, after a mathematical manner, demonstrated; and all confronted with good history both shewing the accomplishment of things past, and thence ascertaining the fulfilling of things yet to come, 1670;



NOTE: * 1677, 1678, and 1684, Kabbala denudata - contains sections of the Zohar, Pardes Rimmonim byMoses ben Jacob Cordovero, Sha’ar ha-Shamayim and Beit Elohim by Abraham Cohen de Herrera, Sefer ha-Gilgulim, attributed to Chaim Vital, some Christian Qabalah by Franciscus Mercurius van Helmont‎ etc with commentaries by the author and Platonist Henry More,

Resources: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Christian_Knorr_von_Rosenroth; http://www.digital-brilliance.com/history/overview/christian-kabbalah.php; http://www.digital-brilliance.com/kab/karr/ccineb.pdf ; http://www.alchemyguild.info/Archives/16%20Kabbalah/Aesch-Mezareph.pdf ; http://www.alchemyguild.info/Archives/16%20Kabbalah/Burmistrov%2C%20Endel%20-%20Kabbalah%20Russian%20Freemasonry.pdf ;