Hans Heinrich von Ecker und von Eckihoffem

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Hans Heinrich von Ecker und von Eckihoffem AKA Magister Pianco?

Germany 1 7 5 0 – 1 7 9 0


Comments: Freemason; Qabalist; Ceremonial Magick; Rosicrucian; Alchemy; A pioneer in cross cultural relations for the German Kingdoms of the time, founded a Lodge of Christians and Jewish Freemasons, and it's Magickal Order The Order of the Asiatic Brethren, late 1700s - early 1800s. With the protection of the Landgraf Carl von Hessen-Kassel and qabalistic translation skills of 1st Baron Thomas von Schoenfeld then Ephraim Joseph Hirschfeld and his brother Pascal, whose Rabbinical Hebrew was superior, but Qabalisitc insight less than his brother or Schoenfeld's. The Reign of Terror, then defeat of Napoleon made German society much more conservative, paranoid and antisemitic. This brought an end (for a while) to the transmission of Qabalah in Germany; Creator of quasi - Masonic Rites;


Teachers: Hermann Fictuld; Friedrich Christoph Oetinger; Franz Joseph Molitor; Ephraim Joseph Hirschfeld, Qabalist; Brother Pascal Hirschfeld, Hebrew translator; Moses Mendelssohn, Rationalist; influenced by Sabbatai Zevi, false Messiah; Baron Thomas von Schoenfeld, Qabalist; Franz Joseph Molitor; Jakob Bohme; mythological figure of Ormus, who met St. Mark in Egypt; Friedrich Christoph Oetinger; Abraham von Franckenberg; Count Cagliostro; Georg von Welling; Christian Erdman F.X. von Jäger, author of Bifolium Chemico-Physico-Mettallicum & Trifolium Chemico-Physico-Salinum, 1771;


Students: King Friedrich Wilhelm II of Prussia; the Landgraf Carl von Hessen-Kassel; Crown Prince Frederick William; Franz von Gumer; Isaac Daniel Itzig; Prince Carl von Hessen; Georg von Welling; P. B. Randolph; Rev. A.F.A. Woodford; S.C. Bingham; Francesco Brunelli; Theodor Reuss; Johann Georg Gichtel; Jakob Katz; Justin Hidesheim AKA Isaac Hiller, Orator for the the Order of the Asiatic Brethren, banned 1785, ; Johann Rudolf von Bischoffswerder; Johann Christof Wollner; Christine Berge; Karl of Hesse; Antoine Faivre; Francesco Brunelli , of the Arcana Arcanorum in Italy; John Michael Greer; W.J. Songhurst ; Adam Forrest; Darcy Kuntz; James Hume ;

Friends: Antoine Joseph Pernety; Louis-Claude de Saint-Martin, AKA the "Philosophe Inconnu"; Karl (also Carl) von Ecker (brother); Simon Meir AKA Simon Rothschild; MWGM of Austria Prince von Dietrichstein; Prince Friedrich Augustus of Braunschweig;

Enemies; Baron von Hund; Baron von Knigge ; Duke Ferdinand von Braunschweig, Grand Master of the Rite of Strict Observance; Prince Johann Baptist Karl von Dietrichstein, Grand Master of the Austrian Lodges; Ignaz von Born; Friedrich Muenter; Adam Weishaupt and the Bavarian Illuminati; Dr Bernard Joseph Schleiss von Lowenfeld;

Organizations: Order of the Wheel and of the Golden Cross, AKA Ordo Rotae et Aureae Crucis, 1776 - 1779; Order of the Golden and Rosy Cross (expelled 1780); influenced ‘Illumines d’Avignon" (the Illuminate of Avignon); Die Ritter des Lichts (Knights of the Light) AKA Die Brueder St. Johannes des Evangelisten aus Asien in Europa (the Asiatic Brethren of St. John the Evangelist in Europe); Christians and Jewish Freemasons, and it's Magickal Order ; created the Melchizedek Jewish Lodges; influenced the Rose of Perfect Silence in Paris;

Author: Freym urerische Versammlungsreden Der Gold- Und Rosenkreutzer Des Alten Systems: Mit Zw lf Eingedruckten Vignetten, 1779; perhaps Der Compass der Weisen aka Compass of the Wisemen, by psudonom Ketmia Vere;



Resources: http://www.world-news-research.com/goldrosicr.html; Jews and Freemasons in Europe, Kacob Katz, 1970, for the social and political information, special thanks to Tommy Westlund, whose original research in Sweden was invaluable. http://www.rosae-crucis.net/gurc.pdf ; read him here - http://worldtracker.org/media/library/Occult/Secret%20Societies/Rosicrucian/Darcy%20Kuntz%20-%20Ancient%20Texts%20of%20the%20Golden%20Rosicrucians%20Vol%201.pdf ; http://www.mindspring.com/~hellfire/bishop/trad.htm ; http://www.alchemyguild.info/Archives/16%20Kabbalah/Burmistrov%2C%20Endel%20-%20Kabbalah%20Russian%20Freemasonry.pdf ;