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La Monas Hieroglyphica, composee a Londres, et terminee en 1564 a Anvers par le Dr John Dee, astrologue de la reine Elisabeth, est un petit traite qui enseigne comment l'hieroglyphe mercuriel derive du point central ou iod generateur. Nous l'avons reproduit integralement avec sa belle preface a Maximilien II. Nous avons seulement omis l'avertissement de la premiere edition au typographe Guillaume Silvius, dans lequel Jean Dee recommande a celui-ci d'apporter un soin exquis a la composition de son livre et principalement a la... More >>>
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Author:      John Dee
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La Monas Hieroglyphica, composee a Londres, et terminee en 1564 a Anvers par le Dr John Dee, astrologue de la reine Elisabeth, est un petit traite qui enseigne comment l'hieroglyphe mercuriel derive du point central ou iod generateur.

Nous l'avons reproduit integralement avec sa belle preface a Maximilien II.

Nous avons seulement omis l'avertissement de la premiere edition au typographe Guillaume Silvius, dans lequel Jean Dee recommande a celui-ci d'apporter un soin exquis a la composition de son livre et principalement a la reproduction des figures qui l'illustrent, puis de n'en point delivrer d' exemplaires aux gens du vulgaire (promiscuo hominum generi), qui pouvaienten faire mauvais usage.

Ces pages eussent ete superflues aujourd'hui. Outre que Silvius a tres imparfaitement obei a la premiere de ces monitions, puisque toutes les editions de la Monade sont deshonorees par des figures ignobles, inexactes, que pour la premiere fois nous avons reconstituees scrupuleusement suivant la pensee meme de l'auteur, et conformement au texte, la seconde est d'une observation trop difficile pour pouvoir conserver quelque autorite ces lignes etaient donc sans inte'ret.

La presente traduction est la premiere qui existe en langue vulgaire. Nous avons vainement cherche au British Museum la trace d'une pretendue traduction anglaise signalee par l' Encyclopedie Britannique.

Dans les numertos 8, 9 et 12 de l'Initiation de 1893 a ete publiee une sorte de paraphrase de la Monade Hieroglyphique, signee Philophotes, et qui ne merite pas le nom de traduction.

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John Dee (July 13, 1527 - 1608) was a noted British mathematician, astronomer, astrologer, geographer, occultist, and consultant to Queen Elizabeth I. He also devoted much of his life to alchemy, divination, and Hermetic philosophy.

Dee straddled the worlds of science and magic just as they were becoming distinguishable. One of the most learned men of his age, he had been invited to lecture on advanced algebra at the University of Paris while still in his early twenties. Dee was an ardent promoter of mathematics and a respected astronomer, as well as a leading expert in navigation, having trained many of those who would conduct England's voyages of discovery. In one of several tracts which Dee wrote in the 1580s encouraging British exploratory expeditions in search of the Northwest Passage, he appears to have coined the term "British Empire."

Simultaneously with these efforts, Dee immersed himself in the worlds of magic, astrology, and Hermetic philosophy. He devoted much time and effort in the last thirty years or so of his life to attempting to commune with angels in order to learn the universal language of creation. A student of the Renaissance Neo-Platonism of Marsilio Ficino, Dee did not draw distinctions between his mathematical research and his investigations into Hermetic magic and divination, instead considering both ventures to constitute different facets of the same quest: the search for a transcendent understanding of the divine forms which underlie the visible world.

Dee's status as a respected scholar also allowed him to play a role in Elizabethan politics. He served as an occasional adviser and tutor to Elizabeth I and nurtured relationships with her two leading ministers, Francis Walsingham and William Cecil.

In his lifetime Dee amassed the largest library in England and one of the largest in Europe.