Valentinus

Feast of Valentinus on February 14, died c. 160 ce in Hermeneuticon at Hermetic Library

Valentinus

Events

Saint of Ecclesia Gnostica Catholica

Valentinus appears in all versions of the Saints of Ecclesia Gnostica Catholica in Liber XV, published during Aleister Crowley's lifetime. Valentinus is on the full list of all versions, and is therefore a name celebrated only at performances when the complete Saints Collect is read.

Gnostic Saint International Equinox Magick in Theory and Practice
Valentinus Valentinus Valentinus Valentinus

External references

  • Blunt, John Henry (Ed.), Dictionary of Sects, Heresies, Ecclesiastical Parties, and Schools of Religious Thought [Rivingtons, London 1874], Gale Research, Detroit 1974
  • Buonaiuti, Ernesto, “Symbols and Rites in the Religious Life of Certain Monastic Orders” [1934/35] in The Mystic Vision, Papers from the Eranos Yearbooks, Bollingen Series XXX.6, edited by Joseph Campbell, Princeton/Bollingen, Princeton NJ 1968
  • Fideler, David R., “The Passion of Sophia, an Early Gnostic Creation Myth” in Gnosis, No. 1, The Lumen Foundation, Fall/Winter 1985
  • Hoeller, Stephan A., “Valentinus, a Gnostic for All Seasons” in Gnosis, No. 1, The Lumen Foundation, Fall/Winter 1985
  • Jackson, Samuel McCauley (Ed. in Chief), The New Schaff-Herzog Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge, Baker Book House, Grand Rapids, MI 1953
  • Laetscher, Lefferts A. (Ed. in Chief), The Twentieth Century Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge, an Extension of the New Schaff-Herzog Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge, Baker Book House, Grand Rapids, MI 1955
  • Malory, Sir Thomas, Le Morte d'Arthur, ed. by Janet Cowen, Penguin Books, London 1969/1986
  • Mead, G.R.S., Fragments of a Faith Forgotten [1900], University Books, NY
  • Robinson, James M. (Ed.), The Nag Hammadi Library, Harper & Rowe, San Francisco, 1978
  • Rudolph, Kurt, Gnosis, Harper & Rowe, San Francisco, 1977
  • Tau Apiryon and Helena, Mystery of Mystery: A Primer of Thelemic Ecclesiastical Gnosticism, Red Flame No. 2, Berkeley, CA 1995

 

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