Domina Rectina’s Library: Herculaneum’s Villa of the Papyri–Benefactor Taciturnus, FRC

“Domina Rectina’s Library: Herculaneum’s Villa of the Papyri” — by Benefactor Taciturnus, FRC, from the “Mystical Italy” issue of the Rosicrucian Digest

The Villa of the Papyri in Herculaneum, buried on 79 CE like Pompeii by the explosive eruption of Mount Vesuvius, contains the only intact ancient Library from the ancient Greco-Roman world. The fascinating story of how the Villa’s Library was lost, found, lost again, and rediscovered, continues with the ongoing scientific work to recover and decipher the more than 1800 ancient scrolls in the Library.

Mystical Italy:

Join Imperator Christian Bernard and all of the Grand Masters from throughout the world for the 2019 AMORC World Convention taking place in the spectacular city of Rome August 14-18, 2019:

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Following the World Convention in Rome, join Grand Master Julie Scott, other Rosicrucians, and friends on this journey of a lifetime through Sacred Italy.

As pilgrims in this mystical land, we will immerse ourselves in the world of the Sacred Feminine, of Francis of Assisi, the Pythagoreans, and the Neoplatonists, and will learn about many other traditions that have flourished here, including the Phoenicians, Greeks, Romans, Byzantines, Arabs, and Normans.

Together we will explore Assisi, Venice, Florence, Ostia, Cumae, Naples, Pompeii, Sorrento, Capri, the Amalfi Coast, and then on to Sicily (with cultures dating back to pre-history), to visit Palermo, Taormina, Catania, Syracuse, Calanissetta, and Agrigento.

In addition to its exceptional history and mysticism, we will also experience some of the most inspiring art and architecture in the world, its sacred symbolism, and the breathtaking beauty of this land.

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