Gnosis

Gnosis

AXIOM 21:"Succeed in not fearing the lion, and the lion will fear YOU. Say to suffering, 'I will that you shall become a pleasure,' and it will prove to be such-- and even more than a pleasure, it will be a blessing."
Witches concocting an ointment to be used for flying to the Sabbath. By Hans Baldung Grien, Strassburg, 1514.

Witches concocting an ointment to be used for flying to the Sabbath. By Hans Baldung Grien, Strassburg, 1514.

13thC manuscript shows the battle of the beast during the Last Judgement.

13thC manuscript shows the battle of the beast during the Last Judgement.

A warlock riding to the Witches’ Sabbath. From Ulrich Molitor’s De lanijs et phitonicis mulieribus, printed by Cornelius de Zierikzee, Cologne, 1489.

A warlock riding to the Witches’ Sabbath. From Ulrich Molitor’s De lanijs et phitonicis mulieribus, printed by Cornelius de Zierikzee, Cologne, 1489.

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Otto Homburger. Rabanus Maurus, Figure Poems. Four Cardinal Virtues, Four Elements, Twelve Months Zodiac and Winds, 365 Days of the Year, Number 70, Five Books of the Pentateuch, The Name Adam, 276 Days of the Incarnation of Christ, The 5231 Years from the Beginning of Time to the Passion of Christ, Four Evangelists and the Lamb of God (top to bottom). Codice 9, Burgerbibliothek. 11th century.

Early 14thC manuscript showing scenes of the life of Christ. The image at the top left depicts the Harrowing of Hell.

Early 14thC manuscript showing scenes of the life of Christ. The image at the top left depicts the Harrowing of Hell.

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Daniel Cramer. The Rosicrucian Emblems of Daniel Cramer. I Grow Soft, I Increase, I Seek The Heights, I Love, I Am Concealed, I Am Illuminated, I Am Constant, I Breathe, I Am Freed, I Come Alive Again (top to bottom).1617.

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being fashion for Idol.

being fashion for Idol.

The demons of Antichrist seducing men through bribery and the destruction of sacred images. Lyons, late 15th century.

The demons of Antichrist seducing men through bribery and the destruction of sacred images. Lyons, late 15th century.

Office of the Dead from the Bedford Hours, 15thC

Office of the Dead from the Bedford Hours, 15thC

Mors, the Angel of Death. Anglo-Saxon, 10th century. Drawing after a minature in a manuscript.

Mors, the Angel of Death. Anglo-Saxon, 10th century. Drawing after a minature in a manuscript.

Christ breaking down the gates of Purgatory. French, 13th century. Drawing after a miniature in a manuscript.

Christ breaking down the gates of Purgatory. French, 13th century. Drawing after a miniature in a manuscript.

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Max Ernst. Illustration for Paul Eluard’s Répétitions. 1922.  

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Max Ernst. Illustration for Paul Eluard’s Répétitions. 1922.