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Esoterica
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Esotericism was a current in the early modern European history of religion, and one with social and political ramifications. The term “esoterica” is a scholarly synthesis bringing together individual phenomena that share a similar background in terms of intellectual history and constituting similar views of the world (World view). E…

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Neugebauer-Wölk, Monika, “Esoterica”, in: Encyclopedia of Early Modern History Online, Editors of the English edition: Graeme Dunphy, Andrew Gow. Original German Edition: Enzyklopädie der Neuzeit. Im Auftrag des Kulturwissenschaftlichen Instituts (Essen) und in Verbindung mit den Fachherausgebern herausgegeben von Friedrich Jaeger. Copyright © J.B. Metzlersche Verlagsbuchhandlung und Carl Ernst Poeschel Verlag GmbH 2005–2012. Consulted online on 16 July 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2352-0272_emho_COM_018943>
First published online: 2015
First print edition: 20180126



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