Joscelyn Godwin

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Joscelyn Godwin

England 1945 - present

Comments: amazing Rosicrucian scholar; musician; Pagan; Rosicrucian; Memory; Ceremonial Magick history;

Teachers: Dame Frances Yates; influenced by Johannes Valentinus Andreaeaka Chrisitan Rosencruz;Tobias Hess; Giordano Bruno; Marsilio Ficino; Giovanni Pico della Mirandola; Francis Bacon; Samuel Hartlib; Robert Fludd; Athanasius Kircher; Pascal Themanlys; Johann Friedrich Hugo Von Dalberg ; Antoine Fabre d'Olivet perhaps is also Antoine Faivre ; P. B. Randolph; Frederick Hockley; Kenneth R. H. Mackenzie; William Alexander Ayton; Hargrave Jennings; Hiram E. Butler; Max Theon; Peter Davidson; Thomas Burgoyne; Paulos Metamon; Henry and Belle Wagner, financial supporters and C.C. Zain's initiators; C.C. Zain AKA Elbert Benjamine; Carl Kellner; Theodor Reuss; Pythagoras; Saint-Yves d'Alveydre;  ; Mircea Eliade; Johann Friedrich Hugo Von Dalberg; John Michell;

Students; Chuck Furnace;

Friends: Christian Chanel ; John P. Deveney;


Organizations; Colgate University

Author: dissertation on "The Music of Henry Cowell"; first complete English language translation (1999) of one of the first illustrated printed texts, the incunabulum Hypnerotomachia Poliphili (1499); Robert Fludd- Hermetic Philosopher and Surveyor of Two Worlds ; Athanasius Kircher - A Renaissance Man and the Quest for Lost Knowledge; Mystery Religions in the Ancient World; "Arktos - The Polar Myth in Science, Symbolism, and Nazi Survival" , 1993; The Theosophical Enlightenment; Johann Friedrich Hugo Von Dalberg (1760-1812): Schriftsteller, Musiker, Domherr ; translated Hypnerotomachia Poliphili - The Strife of Love in a Dream by Francesco Colonna, 1999; The Pagan Dream of the Renaissance, 2002; The Real Rule of Four; The Golden Thread: The Ageless Wisdom of the Western Mystery Traditions; Athanasius Kircher’s Theatre Of The World - the life and WORK of the last man to search for Universal Knowledge, 2009 - incredible illustrations! ; Atlantis And The Cycles Of Time: Prophecies, Traditions, And Occult Revelations; The Hermetic Brotherhood of Luxor; Harmonies of Heaven and Earth. The Spiritual Dimension of Music from Antiquity to the Avant-Garde, 1987; Cosmic Music: Musical Keys to the Interpretation of Reality , 1989; Music and the Occult - French Musical Philosophies 1750-1950 ; The Mystery of the Seven Vowels in Theory and Practice, 1991; The Forbidden Book with Guido Mina di Sospiro, 2012; The Harmony of the Spheres: The Pythagorean Tradition in Music, 1992; translated the Rosicrucian work The Chemical Wedding of Christian Rosenkreutz, 1991; translated The Kingdom of Agarttha: A Journey into the Hollow Earth by Marquis Alexandre Saint-Yves d'Alveydre ; translated Eternal Hermes - From Greek God to Alchemical Magus by Antoine Faivre (who may be Antoine Fabre d'Olivet)  ; The Rosicrucian Enlightenment Revisited , with others; John Michell; Edited etc. by Joscelyn Godwin. The John Michell Reader: Writings and Rants of a Radical Traditionalist;