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In Norse mythology, a valkyrie is one of a host of female figures who decide who will die in battle. Selecting among half of those who die in battle, the valkyries bring their chosen to the afterlife hall of the slain, Valhalla, ruled over by the god Odin.

In Norse mythology, a Valkyrie is one of a host of female figures who decide who will die in battle. Selecting among those who die in battle, the Valkyries bring their chosen to the afterlife hall of the slain, Valhalla, ruled over by the God Odin.

Hermes Trismegistus is the purported author of the Hermetic Corpus, a series of sacred texts that are the basis of Hermeticism. Esoteric Studies

The Arms of the Art I have something of an obsession with the plates of the allegorical alchemical text known as the Splendor Solis, hence another post on the subject.

Image from the Rosarium text of MS Ferguson 6: a bird sits atop the sprouting tree and the spirit ascends to the higher spiritual area

The Rosarium Philosophorum: Image from the Rosarium text of MS Ferguson a bird sits atop the sprouting tree and the spirit ascends to the higher spiritual area (German, century)

Rosarium Philosophorum (ca. 1550)

As the delightfully irreverent Tom Robbins once said, “We waste time looking for the perfect lover, instead of being the perfect love.” This may offer some explanation as to why half of all marriag.