Lewis Spence

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Lewis Spence AKA James Lewis Thomas Chalmbers Spence

Scotland 1874 - 1955

Comments: Atlantis; Mayans; Nazi occultism; Scottish Fairy Tales;


Teachers: Cagliostro; Ignatius Donnelly; Saint-Yves d'Alveydre; Albert Churchward; James Churchward; Heinrich Cornelius Agrippa von Nettesheim; Georges Cuvier aka Jean-Léopold-Nicholas-Frédéric Cuvier, palaeontologist; Paul M. Christian, author of The History and Practice of Magic; Iolo Morganwg aka Edward Williams, 1747-1826, Welsh Druid; Raymond Lull ; Paracelsus;


Students: Immanuel Velikovsky; Dr. M. Doreal; John Michael Greer; James Bramwell , seeking Atlantis; Wellesley Tudor Pole of Glastonbury Chalice Well, 1959;

Friends: Donald Alexander Mackenzie, brother to William Mackay Mackenzie; David MacRitchie

Enemies:

Organizations; Scottish National Party; Edinburgh University;

Author: Encyclopedia of Occultism ; editor at The Scotsman 1899-1906, editor of The Edinburgh Magazine for a year, 1904–05, then an editor at The British Weekly, 1906-09; translated/published Mayan Popul Vuh & Quiché Mayas (1908); compiled A Dictionary of Mythology (1910); The Problem of Atlantis (1924); History of Atlantis (1927); Occult Causes of the Present War (1940); Civilization Of Ancient Mexico; Mysteries Of Britain, the secret Rites and Traditions of Ancient Britain Restored; ; The Problem Of Lemuria: The Sunken Continent Of The Pacific; Occult Sciences In Atlantis; Legends and Romances of Brittany, 1917; The Myths of Mexico and Peru. 1913; excerpts from The Popol Vuh; Three Famous Alchemists - Raymond Lully , Cornelius Agrippa, Paracelsus; British Fairy Origins;



Resources: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lewis_Spence; http://www.healthresearchbooks.com/pages/books_list.php?origin=author&author=Spence,%20Lewis; read him here - http://www.sacred-texts.com/neu/celt/lrb/index.htm ; http://www.sacred-texts.com/nam/mmp/index.htm; and http://www.sacred-texts.com/nam/pvuheng.htm;