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Haslmayr, Adam
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Haslmayr (or Haselmayer), Adam, * ca. 1560 (Bolzano), † 1630 (Augsburg) (?)

Haslmayr was born around 1560 in Bolzano, South Tyrol. By 1588 he was the organist in a Cordelier convent, while teaching Latin and fulfilling the duties of an imperial secretary (Notarius Caesareus). In 1593, Archduke Ferdinand of the Tyrol granted him a patent of nobility. According to Haslmayr's own account, in the following year he began to discover the works of → Paracelsus. It was the latter's belief that God reveals himself to mankind both through his Word and through the marvels of Nat…

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Edighoffer, Roland, “Haslmayr, Adam”, in: Dictionary of Gnosis & Western Esotericism. Consulted online on 20 February 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1873-8338_dgwe_DGWE_154>
First published online: 2008
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004141872, 20061031



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