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Artes Mathematicall: The Conjurer John Dee


Dr. John Dee Fine Art Images/Heritage Images/Getty Images
Dr. John Dee Fine Art Images/Heritage Images/Getty Images

Elizabethan scholar Dr. John Dee was one of the most learned men of the 16th century, applying his intense mathematical intellect to matters scientific, political, alchemical and occult. He advised Queen Elizabeth, sought communion with angelic beings, advocated British expansion and plunged the depths of human knowledge in age of great change. In this first of two episodes on the topic, Robert and Christian discuss the world, life and magic of the enigmatic Dr. Dee.

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Topics in this Podcast: John Dee, math, history


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