John Dee – Arch-Conjuror

John Dee (1527 – 1608) was a British alchemist, geographer, mathematician, navigator, astrologer and a double-agent for Queen Elizabeth I . He was a precocious child, educated in mathematics, philosophy and the occult. He also enjoyed the patronage of Sir Philip Sydney and Lord Dudley. He was an associate of Sir Francis Bacon, who may […]

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Venus : The Golden Mean & the Pentacle

What is now called the Fibonacci Series was allegedly discovered C. 1200 AD by Leonardo Fibonacci, It isn’t clear that Fibonacci understood the full import of his discovery or its relation to Phi or the Golden Mean. There is a good deal of evidence that the ratio was known in ancient times. It has been […]

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