Johann Valentin Andreae's utopian brotherhoods + Examining his co-authorship of Rosicrucian manifestos within the context of his other Protestant writings Academic Article uri icon


  • Howbeit we know after a time there wil now be a general reformation, both of divine and humane things, according to our desire, and the expectation of others: for it's fitting, that before the rising of the Sun, there should appear and break forthAurora, or some clearness, or divine light in the sky; and so in the mean time some few, which shall give their names, may joyn together, thereby to increase the number and respect of ourFraternity, and make a happy and wished for beginning of ourPhilosophical Canons, prescribed to us by our brother R.C. and be partakers with us of our treasures (which never can fail or be wasted) in all humility, and love to be eased of this worlds labor, and not walk so blindly in the knowledge of the wonderful works of God. Fama fraternitatis (1614)

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  • 3

author list (cited authors)

  • Dickson, D. R.

citation count

  • 3

complete list of authors

  • Dickson, DR

publication date

  • January 1996