About this book
The first full-length biography of Dee based on primary historical sources. Parry explores Dee's vast array of political, magical and scientific writings and finds they cast significant new light on issues of the time, and reveal him to be a major figure of the Reformation and Renaissance.
Outlandish alchemist and magician, political intelligencer, apocalyptic prophet, and converser with angels, John Dee (1527-1609) was one of the most colourful and controversial figures of the Tudor world. This book explores Dee's vast array of political, magical, and scientific writings.
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