The Hieroglyphic Monad. +. John Dee’s Five Books of Mystery: Original Sourcebook of Enochian Magic. +. The Complete Enochian Dictionary: A Dictionary of. The Monas Hieroglphica (Latin, ‘one glyph’) aka the hieroglyphic monad, is an emblem proposed originally by Athanasius Kircher and expanded on by Dr. John . You searched for: hieroglyphic monad! Etsy is the home to thousands of handmade, vintage, and one-of-a-kind products and gifts related to your search.

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Dee suggests that the Great Work is harder to do in this age than before, and seems to refer to the process of physical alchemy: Meditate upon them one by one.

We also now have an image that Dee will use to express how a point of light, as the vertex of a cone, exerts influence. Certainly, he had copied parts of alchemical manuscripts in Paris and Venice, and likely works of Cabbala of which we have no record. Thus also it could be said that the truest understanding of that which this work holds in potential or the truest understanding which lies latent with this corpus cannot blossom without similar inner transformative process in the mind and psyche of the student.

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Monas Hieroglyphica (‘The Hieroglyphic Monad’) of John Dee

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The existence of the Hieroglyph links Dee to Rosicrucianismbut in what way remains hierglyphic. Noting the importance of all of these sixes, we observe: Books by John Dee.

The process by which this structure is built through the theorems presented, hierkglyphic accompanied by the proper focus and laid upon a firm, well-prepared foundation, is in itself an alchemical process in which the passages are contemplated and an understanding begins to dawn in the mind of the initiate. This page was last edited on 11 Novemberat The Hieroglyphic embodies Dee’s vision of the unity of the Cosmos and is a composite of various esoteric and astrological symbols.


We might also expect to find references to the cabbalistic Tree of ten Sephiroth; we might expect references to Genesis, and we would certainly expect references to the Emerald Hierglyphic.

The Hieroglyphic Monad

Approximately one zodiacal age ago, in Roman times, they did match. As far as we know, he did not intend it as an explanation of the Hieroglyphic Monad. No trivia or quizzes yet. This central point, recall, was the point of origin from which the line hieroglyphci plane was formed, and in effect governs the four elements as Dee has equated them to the lines.

This is for Steve Collier…. Plus, as an added bonus, if you haven’t played Uncharted 3 and plan to some time, there’s some cool Dee items in the game. Finally, one may also want to research any of the Renaissance contexts that viewed 10 3 as a perfect number.

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Dee and Commandino worked together to produce a Latin and Italian translation of the De superficierum Divisionibus of Machometus Bagdedinus See Roseand the two men were clearly sharing manuscripts, with Mond as the teacher and Commandino as the student. The Monad appears in an egg between two pillars. X, the 21 st 3 x 7 letter of the Roman alphabet, gives us hiwroglyphic of the letters in our keyword.

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The Hieroglyphic Monad by John Dee

Eisele rated it it was amazing Feb 01, They believed the world was formed by spiritual principles and the world of matter ultimately reflects something higher, intimately tied to gnosis and consciousness. Note that Theorems 6, 9, and 10 refer directly to Sephiroth as usually numbered, which the other theorems in do not, perhaps because the 6 th9 thand 10 th Sephiroth are on the Middle Pillar. X This theorem sets up the Dee, of course, wrote the preface to the first English translation of Elementsso one should become familiar with that work, in its ancient rather than modern context.


It is available in an excellent English translation by Wayne Shumaker which includes, from a history of science rather than Hermetic perspective, analyses of Dee as a mathemetician, and the aphorisms as understood through the lenses of applied mathematics, physics, geocentric astronomy, and astrology.

First Dee asks us to picture a diagonal passing through a rectilinear cross; basically, a third line running through the point where these two intersect. Notes [1] Jostenpp. Macrocosmically, the monad, the beginning point for manifestation, is light localized to a point. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.

Thus we start to see the outlines of the three-fold alchemical transformation of Hermes as the subject of the Inner Mystery: Let us make the not-so-radical assumption that the work encodes many different levels of information at once, and describes many processes at once, and one of those is the process of initiation.

As the glyph which embodies the core of the instruction to be had in this work is assembled piece by piece, so too is the inner teaching, the deeper mystery, which is to be found within this work, assembled in the mind of the initiate.

If one considers the attributions of planets on the Middle Pillar, the progression from Saturn to the Moon is clearer. See Betzp. The odd to us grammar used by Greek geometers makes this even clearer: