Ancient Greek Temple Frieze detail, Delhpi, Greece.
History

The Principles of Slavery in Ancient Greece

August 11, 2020

Slavery in ancient Greece was practiced like a normal phenomenon. The Greeks were not the first nation to introduce slavery, and the idea was so widely accepted that anyone who could afford it, would own a slave. Either a person was born a slave or was made a slave by law. […]

A restored part of the Heqanakht Letters or Heqanakht papyri, framed and put up for display.
Ancient History

The Middle Kingdom of Egypt: The Discoveries of Herbert Winlock

August 11, 2020

Sometimes a single excavator is responsible for the lion’s share of what we know about a particular period in history. This is the case with Herbert Winlock and the Middle Kingdom of Egypt. So, what were some of his major discoveries from this period? […]

A picture of an early Irish monastic setting out to sea in search of God.
European History

Early Irish Monastics: Myths, Monasteries, and Pilgrimage

August 9, 2020

The early Irish monastic figures played an important role in the spread of Christianity in Ireland and other places in Europe. Some Irish monks set out to sea with the deliberate aim of letting the wind take them wherever it would. Some returned to tell marvelous stories about what they had seen. […]

Rose Cross of the Hermetic Order of the Golden Dawn.
History

The Origins of Rosicrucianism

August 8, 2020

The Rosicrucian Order has many branches and traces in different parts of the world and different religions. It started as an underground society due to the conditions of that time. However, a pure coincidence contributed to its public announcement. […]

Official Worldwide Emblem of the Rosicrucian Order.
History

Harvey Spencer Lewis, the Imperator of the Rosicrucian Order

August 8, 2020

Harvey Spencer Lewis was the head of the American order of the Rosicrucianism. He was a talented speaker who attracted many followers through pulp advertising and radio talk shows. But as it is the case with any secret society, there are many allegations and doubts surrounding his order and its origins. […]

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