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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 <span class="plainlinks">[http://www.mycaal.com/<span style="color:black;font-weight:normal; text-decoration:none!important;background:none!important; text-decoration:none;">loan modification</span>] 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"?

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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?