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- ... 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.
- ... 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?