Genealogy for Christian Anton Philipp Knorr von Rosenroth ( – ) family tree on Geni, with over million profiles of ancestors and. Christian Knorr von Rosenroth was a Christian Hebraist. After having completed his studies in the universities of Wittenberg and Leipzig. The text of these works has been annotated by Knorr von Rosenroth (the author of the “Qabalah Denudata,”) from the Mantuan, Cremonensian, and.

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Behold how little I know of God; seek not knogr know more of Rosenrith, for this is far beyond thy comprehension, however wise thou art; as for us, who are His ministers, how small a part are we of Him! Or from the upper horizontal line of the letter H, which is one V, Vau, and from the right-hand vertical line, which is another V, Vau, and from the inserted I, Yod, is made VIV, the full form of letter Vau.

He is in all, distinct from all, and greater than all.

It was in this way that the Egyptians obtained some knowledge of it, and the other Eastern nations could introduce it into their philosophical systems. There is considerable analogy between this and the tree Yggdrasil of the Scandinavians. From the one beginning even unto the other beginning of the mouth.

Kabbala denudata, seu, Doctrina Hebraeorum kknorr et metaphysica atque theologica: Thus the right angle, containing AIQ, will answer for the letter Q if it have three dots or points within it. Knorr became known as an inspired poet, some of his poems being regarded among the finest in German religious poetry. That is, whensoever the beard of Macroprosopus sendeth down its light.

Naphtali ha-Kohen, and Hayyim Vital. But that which is hidden and that which is manifest are balanced in the equilibrium of gon. For when the lights were sent down through narrow channels in less abundance, the inferior intelligences could take possession of them.

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Like as it is said IH, Yah Ch-IH, Chiah, the corrected Mantuan Codex hath it, so that it may explain the word ChIH, Chiah, living creature, out of the eighth path of the understanding, which is that water of the name Yah, which denoteth father and mother. Whosoever is found among them, is found strong and robust.

That is, these two letters, I, Yod, and H, He, mean one and the same thing. On his return Christian Knorr von Rosenroth settled at Sulzbach and devoted himself to the study of Oriental languages, especially Hebrew, the rudiments of which he had acquired while abroad.


A species of commentary is also given, which is distinguished from the actual text by being written within parentheses. I have already remarked that there is one trinity which comprises all the Sephiroth, and that it consists of the crown, the king, and the queen.

Christian Knorr von Rosenroth (Composer) – Short Biography

But according to the Qabalah, before the complete form of the heavenly man the ten Sephiroth was produced, there were certain primordial worlds created, but these could not subsist, as the equilibrium of balance was not yet perfect, and they were convulsed by the unbalanced force and destroyed. When the name is planted therein that is, when Microprosopus receiveth his proper conformation, according to the requisite numbers of the members, and of the veins.

Elias Rubenstein Contact Imprint. Because it is written Isa. And it hath around it seven columns that is, the seven palacesand the four splendours that is, the four animals whirl around it in four wheels on their four sides after the fourfold description of the chariot of Yechesqiel Ezekiel.

But these latter are in a condition, which, while it is somewhat analogous to potential existence, is in hardly so advanced a stage; that is, they are negatively existent. For when the double forms are manifested namely, the letters of the name in the above proposed form, as HH and VV and are united in one path, in one combination, in order that they may be explained that is, when they are fully written out in the above mannerthen VD, Vau, Daleth and not another I, Yodare added unto I, Yod so that also in it there may be a certain hidden analogy of the equilibrium.


This equilibrium hanged in that region which is negatively existent in the Ancient One. From Adam it passed over to Noah, and then to Abraham, the friend of God, who emigrated with it to Egypt, where the patriarch allowed a portion of this mysterious doctrine to ooze out.

Later he became a diligent student of the Kabala, in which he believed risenroth find proofs of the doctrines of Christianity. For that which remaineth concealed that is, the other four forms, which meanwhile are not found in Microprosopusand which is not manifested, is supernal and venerable that is, properly and of itself doth not refer to Microprosopus, but nevertheless descendeth upon him in another manner.


Christian Knorr von Rosenroth

But if two letters are put, then are understood the ten units twice reckoned; hence are produced the hundred and twenty years. All bodies have three dimensions, each of which repeats the other 3 x 3 ; and by adding thereto space generally, we obtain the number ten.

Whilst, therefore, it is written HA, this form tosenroth be resolved into HVA, Roseenroth, he, that pronoun of the third person concerning which mention hath been made above: Like as in Macroprosopus it is white alone, so here it is white and red, on account of the judgments.

The qabalistical symbology contained in this circumstance is thus explained: Cite this article Pick a style below, and copy the text for your bibliography.

And the effect of a definition is to form an Eidolon, duplicate, or image, of the thing defined. The lesser cover the throat like an ornament; the greater are restored to perfect proportion. And here the idea or universal form of all the shells is understood, which kknorr the seven inferior emanations of the queen after the manner of a serpent, as well from the right as from the left and from every side.

Most widely held works by Christian Knorr von Rosenroth.

The manuscript reached his friend Van Helmont, who promised to have it published in Amsterdam; the project, however, was not realized, and this lengthy work, Messias Puerwas lost. Mathers The Kabbalah Unveiled, 5 th repr.

In Macroprosopus all is light and brilliancy; but Microprosopus only shineth by the reflected splendour of Macroprosopus. That is, and denoteth the bride of Microprosopus, as is shown above, because it is put in the place of the last Fon, He, of the Tetragrammaton IHVH; like as also it hath the same power of signification in the connection of the names of existence and domination in this manner, IAChD, VNHI.

What God is in Himself it is not given to man to know. It is written, Gen.

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