Monthly Archives: March 2014

Esoteric Shakespeare (Part 21)

Prokofiev Romeo and Juliet Dance of the Knights But what of love? On the birthday of Aphrodite there was a feast of the gods, at which the god Poros or Plenty was one of the guests. When the feast was … Continue reading

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Esoteric Shakespeare (Part 20)

Julius Caesar: the Ides of March Beware the ides of March. Thus says the soothsayer to Julius Caesar in Act 1, Scene 2 of the Spear Shaker play. March 15th corresponds to the Ides of March. It is notorious as … Continue reading

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Esoteric Shakespeare (Part 19)

The Martin Droeshout engraving of William Shakespeare which appears in the First Folio was based on a portrait of Queen Elizabeth I, according to computer artist Lillian Schwartz. Schwartz used computers to compare the 1623 First Folio portrait with other … Continue reading

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Esoteric Shakespeare (Part 18)

In The New Atlantis: Or, Voyage to the Land of the Rosicrucians, Francis Bacon tells us that Atlantis was “that you call America.” (Background: Esoteric Shakespeare (Part 17), Ersjdamoo’s Blog entry of March 7, 2014.) Plato tells us that “the … Continue reading

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Esoteric Shakespeare (Part 17)

, The Knights Templar had been initiated into the secret knowledge of the Toledot Yeshu, which book a sect known as the Johannites claimed was written by St. John, author of the Gospel bearing his name. But the entire story … Continue reading

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Esoteric Shakespeare (Part 16)

In 1723, on the hundreth anniversary of the publication of the First Folio of “Shakespeare” plays, “modern Freemasonry emerged into the light of the public eye with the publishing of The Book of Constitutions of the Free-Masons, written by Dr. … Continue reading

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Esoteric Shakespeare (Part 15)

Coriolanus National Theatre Live Trailer starring Tom Hiddleston It looked bad for Caius Marcius Coriolanus in the Spear Shaker play, Coriolanus. The plotters and their gang might throw him off the steep Tarpeian rock! In the end, though, in “the … Continue reading

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