Theatre, magic and philosophy: Shakespeare, John Dee and the Italian legacy
27 June 2018 - 18:00
Lecture in English by Gabriela Dragnea Horvath
John Dee (1527-1608/9) was an English mathematician, astrologer, occult philosopher and advisor to Queen Elizabeth I. Dr Gabriela Dragnea Horvath, who has written a book on the subject published in 2017 by Routledge, explains the Shakespearean connection and investigates links between magic and the theatre.
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