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Joscelyn Godwin

Joscelyn GodwinBorn: 16-Jan-1945
Birthplace: Kelmscott, Oxfordshire, England

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Occupation: Historian

Nationality: England
Executive summary: Historian of the esoteric

Author of Robert Fludd. Hermetic Philosopher and Surveyor of Two Worlds (and quite a few other works). Ambitious translator of Francesco Colonna's Hypnerotomachia Poliphili: The Strife of Love in a Dream, a work written in a unique Italo-Latin verbiage.

Wrote his Ph.D dissertation on "The Music of Henry Cowell".

    High School: Radley College, Abingdon, Oxfordshire, England
    University: BA and MA Music, Magdalene College, Cambridge University (1965)
    University: PhD Musicology, Cornell University (1969)
    Teacher: Cleveland State University (1969-71)
    Professor: Music, Colgate University (1971-)

Author of books:
Athanasius Kircher: A Renaissance Man and the Quest for Lost Knowledge (1979, biography)
Robert Fludd: Hermetic Philosopher and Surveyor of Two Worlds (1979, biography)
Mystery Religions in the Ancient World (1981, religion)
Harmonies of Heaven and Earth: The Spiritual Dimensions of Music (1987, music studies)
The Mystery of the Seven Vowels: In Theory and Practice (1991, linguistics)
Arktos: The Polar Myth in Science, Symbolism, and Nazi Survival (1993, mythology)
The Theosophical Enlightenment (1994, religion)
Music and the Occult: French Musical Philosophies, 1750-1950 (1995, music studies)
Johann Friedrich Hugo von Dalberg (1760-1812): Schriftsteller, Musiker, Domherr (1998, biography)
The Pagan Dream of the Renaissance (2002, religion)
The Real Rule of Four (2004, criticism)
The Golden Thread: The Ageless Wisdom of the Western Mystery Traditions (2007, religion)
Athanasius Kircher's Theatre of the World (2009, biography)
Atlantis and the Cycles of Time: Prophecies, Traditions, and Occult Revelations (2011, mysticism)

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