Eliphas Levi

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Eliphas Levi AKA (Abbe) Alphonse Louis Constant

France 1810 - 1875

Comments: Magician ; Perhaps the most important figure in Occult history, influencing the Fraternitas Rosae Crucis, Golden Dawn and OTO. Freemason; Rosicrucian; Qabalist; Neoplatonism;

Teachers: Pietro d'Abano; John Parkins; Cornelius Agrippa ; Apollonius of Tyana , not of Rhodes or the Effeminate; Antonio Venitiana, translator of The Grand Grimoire; Dr. John Dee; Moses de Leon;

Students: Papus; P. B. Randolph; Aleister Crowley; wife Marie-Noémi Cadiot (1832–1888),Stanislas de Guaita; Emile Dantinne; Joséphin Péladan; ; Emile Michelet; Alber Jhouney; Rene Caille, who discovered Timbuktu; H. Spencer Lewis;Max Heindel; Max Theon; Samuel Liddell MacGregor Mathers; Kenneth R. H. Mackenzie; Count Apponyi; Baron Nicolas-Joseph Spedalieri; Frederick Hockley; Lucien Mauchel; Mlle A. Hoene. de Wolska ; Julien Lejay; Baron Spedalieri; Moina Mathers (née Mina Bergson); Annie Horniman; Madame Blavatsky; A.E. Waite; Robert L Uzzel; J. W. Hamilton-Jones, translator; Christopher McIntosh;

Organizations: Societas Rosicruciana in Anglia (SRIA); Fraternitas Rosae Crucis

Author: Transcendental Magic, its Doctrine and Ritual, 1855 AKA Dogma Et Rituel De La Haute Magie Part I The Doctrine Of Transcendental Magic, Part II, the Ritual Of Transcendental Magic; The History of Magic, 1860 AKA Histoire De La Magie; The Key to the Great Mysteries, 1861; The Great Secret, or Occultism Unveiled, 1868; Magical Rituals of the Sanctum Regnum - interpreted by the Tarot Trumps, 1892, tr. by William Wynn Westcott,1896; The Book of Splendours (The Zohar): The Inner Mysteries of Qabalism; Paradoxes Of The Highest Science; The Conjuration Of The Four Elements; Paradoxes of the Highest Science; The Imagination Realizes What it Invents - Extracted fraction from "Paradoxes of the Highest Science"; Paradoxes of the Highest Science; and more.

References: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eliphas_Levi#Bibliography; http://hermetic.com/sabazius/levi.htm; free ebooks at http://www.occult-underground.com/levi.html; http://www.healthresearchbooks.com/pages/books_list.php?origin=author&author=Levi,%20Eliphas more here for download - http://darkbooks.org/collection/Eliphas-Levi.html ; read him here too - http://www.sacred-texts.com/eso/levi/phs/index.htm; and here si the part Albert Pike liked so much - http://opensiuc.lib.siu.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1728&context=ocj ; http://www.alchemyguild.info/Archives/16%20Kabbalah/Eliphas%20Levi%20-%20Elements%20of%20The%20Qabalah%20in%20Ten%20Lessons.pdf ; Christopher McIntosh , Eliphas Levi and the French Occult Revival, 1974