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The Spanish Alumbrados: Origin of the Term ‘Illuminati’

Definition The Iluminados, Perfectibilists and TheosophiCAL REFERENCES Illuminati. the past participle of illuminare, meaning to “light up,” or “illuminate.” The plural term, “Illuminati” (Lat. illuminatus; Ital. Illuminato) was originally applied to a […]

John Tavener: “Hymn to the Mother of God”

“HYMN TO THE MOTHER OF GOD” Lyrics “In You, O Woman full of Grace,the angelic choirs, and the human race,all creation rejoices. O sanctified Temple,mystical Paradise,and glory of Virgins. In […]