Rosicrucian

Rosicrucian
Rosicrucian Ros`i*cru"cian, a. Of or pertaining to the Rosicrucians, or their arts. [1913 Webster]

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  • Rosicrucian — [rō΄zə kro͞o′shən, räz΄əkro͞o′ shən] n. [Rosicruc (< L rosa, a rose + crux, gen. crucis, a cross), Latinized form of the Ger name of the reputed founder, Christian Rosenkreuz + IAN] 1. any of a number of persons in the 17th and 18th cent. who… …   English World dictionary

  • Rosicrucian — Ros i*cru cian, n. [The name is probably due to a German theologian, Johann Valentin Andre[ a], who in anonymous pamphlets called himself a knight of the Rose Cross (G. Rosenkreuz), using a seal with a St. Andrew s cross and four roses.)] One who …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Rosicrucian — 1620s (n.), 1660s (adj.), from Mod.L. rosa crucis (DuCange) or crux, Latinization of Ger. Rosenkreuz, Fr. rosecroix, from the secret society s reputed founder Christian Rosenkreuz, said to date from 1484, but not mentioned before 1614 …   Etymology dictionary

  • Rosicrucian — /roh zi krooh sheuhn, roz i /, n. 1. (in the 17th and 18th centuries) a person who belonged to a secret society laying claim to various forms of occult knowledge and power and professing esoteric principles of religion. 2. a member of any of… …   Universalium

  • Rosicrucian — 1. noun a) A Brother of the Order of the Rose Cross; a member of the Rosicrucian Order. The Rosicrucian Fellowship b) A member of certain modern groups or organizations formed for the study of Rosicrucianism and allied subjects. 2. adjective… …   Wiktionary

  • Rosicrucian — noun Etymology: Christian Rosenkreutz (New Latin Rosae Crucis) reputed 15th century founder of the movement Date: 1624 1. an adherent of a 17th and 18th century movement professing esoteric and occult wisdom with emphasis on mysticism and… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Rosicrucian Park — is the headquarters of the English Grand Lodge for the Americas of AMORC, located in San Jose, California. The park takes up nearly an entire city block and includes the Rosicrucian Egyptian Museum, the administration building for the Order, the… …   Wikipedia

  • Rosicrucian Fellowship — articleissues|article=on POV=October 2008 peacock=October 2008 primarysources=October 2008The Rosicrucian Fellowship An International Association of Christian Mystics was founded in 1909/11 by Max Heindel as herald of the Aquarian Age and with… …   Wikipedia

  • Rosicrucian Monographs — The Rosicrucian Monographs or Home Study Lessons (as they are sometimes called by AMORC) were first written in the beginning of the 20th century (before 1930s) by Harvey Spencer Lewis, founder of AMORC, and subsequently updated by his… …   Wikipedia

  • Rosicrucian Manifestos — The Rosicrucian Manifestos were two documents of unknown authorship written in the early 1600s in Europe. They purported to announce the existence of a hitherto unknown esoteric order, the Brotherhood of the Rose Cross, to the world. The Fama… …   Wikipedia

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