Tagged: Terry Melanson

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Roots of the Hermetic Order of the Golden Dawn

by Terry Melanson (26/4/2009) [Author’s note: My initial speculation was warranted, it seems; additional corroboration in the following post (and comments): “Was Jacob Frank a Rosicrucian?“] The Golden Dawn – of Mathers, Westcott, Crowley...

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Was Carl Jung’s Ancestor an Illuminatus?

by Terry Melanson (17/2/2009) There’s two Illuminati with the last name Jung identified in Hermann Schüttler’s Die Mitglieder des Illuminatenordens 1776-1787/93 (Munich: Ars Una 1991): Franz Wilhelm Jung (1757-1833) and Johann Sigmund Jung (1745-1824)....

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Masonic Congress of Wilhelmsbad

by Terry Melanson (08/11/2008) The above was painted by Anton Wilhelm Tischbein (1730-1804) in 1783. The scene depicts the grounds of the spa – the ruined castle, the kitchen and the carousel in the...