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*... that [[Theodor Reuss]], the first Frater Superior of [[Ordo Templi Orientis]], used "[[Merlin]]" as his magical name?  
 
*... that [[Theodor Reuss]], the first Frater Superior of [[Ordo Templi Orientis]], used "[[Merlin]]" as his magical name?  
  
*... that [[Nicholas Flamel]] was a French alchemist who lived in the fifteenth century, and is supposed to have been the most accomplished of the European alchemists, ? It is claimed that he succeeded at the two magical goals of alchemy: he made the Philosopher's Stone that turns lead into gold, and he and his wife Perenelle achieved immortality.  
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*... that [[Nicholas Flamel]] was a French alchemist who lived in the fifteenth century, and is supposed to have been the most accomplished of the European alchemists? It is claimed that he succeeded at the two magical goals of alchemy: he made the Philosopher's Stone that turns lead into gold, and he and his wife Perenelle achieved immortality.  
  
 
*... that "[[Egypt]]" is a Greek corruption of the phrase "Het-Ka-Ptah", or "House of the Spirit of Ptah"?
 
*... that "[[Egypt]]" is a Greek corruption of the phrase "Het-Ka-Ptah", or "House of the Spirit of Ptah"?

Latest revision as of 05:50, 12 August 2011

Theodor Reuss
  • ... that Nicholas Flamel was a French alchemist who lived in the fifteenth century, and is supposed to have been the most accomplished of the European alchemists? It is claimed that he succeeded at the two magical goals of alchemy: he made the Philosopher's Stone that turns lead into gold, and he and his wife Perenelle achieved immortality.
  • ... that "Egypt" is a Greek corruption of the phrase "Het-Ka-Ptah", or "House of the Spirit of Ptah"?
  • ... that the term chaos magic first appeared in print in the widely influential "Liber Null" by Peter Carroll, first published in 1978?