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Bees and the ancient mysteries

Author: Iwer Thor Lorenzen; Paul King, (Translator of German)
Publisher: Forest Row : Temple Lodge Publishing in association with the Natural Beekeeping Trust, 2018.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
"In an extraordinary exposition, Lorenzen - an expert beekeeper and student of contemporary spiritual science - describes the `Logos mysteries', based at the ancient temple of Artemis in Ephesus, where priestesses were known as `Melissas' (`honeybees') and the sacrificial priests were called `Essenes' (or `bee-kings'). These cultic mysteries, he says, bore remarkable parallels to the workings of a bee colony -  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Rudolf Steiner; Rudolf Steiner
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Iwer Thor Lorenzen; Paul King, (Translator of German)
ISBN: 9781912230198 1912230194
OCLC Number: 1045194584
Description: xiv, 59 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: Foreword - Introduction - BEES AND THE ANCIENT MYSTERIES: 1. Flowers and Insects - 2. The Origin of the Honeybee - 3. Fig-tree Mysteries - 4. Bee Realm and Logos Mysteries - Notes - Further Reading
Other Titles: Metamorphosen in der Entwicklungsgeschichte von Mensch und Tier.
Responsibility: Iwer Thor Lorenzen ; translated from German by Paul King.


A study of the beginnings of the honeybee and its relationship with the Ancient Mysteries of Egypt and Ephesus.  Read more...


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