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Giordano Bruno and the Kabbalah : prophets, magicians, and rabbis

Author: Karen Silvia DeLeón-Jones
Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press, ©1997.
Series: Yale studies in hermeneutics.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this major new interpretation of the thought of the heretical philosopher Giordano Bruno (1548-1600), Karen de Leon-Jones depicts the influential thinker as mystic and Kabbalistic. She rejects the popular view of Bruno as Hermetic magus - a position initiated by Frances Yates and widely accepted by succeeding scholars. Bruno's interest in mysticism and the Kabbalah was not merely intellectual or satiric, de  Read more...
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DeLeón-Jones, Karen Silvia.
Giordano Bruno and the Kabbalah.
New Haven : Yale University Press, ©1997
(DLC) 96051858
(OCoLC)36051296
Named Person: Giordano Bruno; Giordano Bruno; Giordano Bruno; Giordano Bruno
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Karen Silvia DeLeón-Jones
ISBN: 9780300239416 0300239416
OCLC Number: 1026493582
Description: 1 online resource (ix, 273 pages)
Contents: 1. Nola, the Nolan, and the "Nolana Filosofia" --
2. Bruno's Kabbalistic System --
3. The Sefirot --
4. Hokhmah, Minerva, and Sofia-Sapienza --
5. Ignoranza, Sofia, and Verita --
6. Metempsychosis --
7. The Ass, the Asino Cillenico, and the Cavallo Pegaseo --
8. Rabbis, Hebrew Doctors, and the Symbol of the Ass --
9. The Prophet Balaam and the Prophetic Ass --
10. The Prophet Moses --
11. The Prophet Solomon --
12. The Prophetic Allegory --
13. Prophets, Magicians, and Rabbis --
Appendix 1. The Actaeion Emblems from Eroici Furori --
Appendix 2. The Sun Emblems from Eroici Furori --
Appendix 3. The Emblems of the Nine Lovers from Eroici Furori --
Appendix 4. The Nine Orders of Blindness from Eroici Furori.
Series Title: Yale studies in hermeneutics.
Responsibility: Karen Silvia De León-Jones.
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This interpretation of the thought of the heretical philosopher Giordano Bruno depicts the thinker as a mystic and Kabbalist, rejecting the popular view of Bruno as Hermetic magus. It contends that  Read more...

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