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Sincerus Renatus
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Sincerus Renatus (ps. of Samuel Richter), * end of 17th century (Reichau), † year and place unknown

A native of Reichau, a village of the duchy of Brieg in Silesia, Richter is said to have worked as a tutor for noble families and studied medicine, then theology, at Halle, before becoming a Lutheran pastor at Hartmannsdorf, near Landeshut (also in Silesia). His first publication, dated 1709, published 1710, and presented by the author as an ancient manuscript transmitted by initiates, was called Die Warhaffte und vollkommene Bereitung Des Philosophischen Steins (The True and Perfect …

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Edighoffer, Roland, “Sincerus Renatus”, in: Dictionary of Gnosis & Western Esotericism. Consulted online on 19 February 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1873-8338_dgwe_DGWE_347>
First published online: 2008
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004141872, 20061031



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