NettesgeymskiyAgrippa( German natural philosopher, physician, in his youth fascinated by astrology, alchemy, magic.)
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One of the most learned men of his time. A professor at several universities in Europe.
In his famous treatise "On the hidden philosophy" ( "De occulta philosophia") together into a coherent system of secret knowledge, sealants, magic and astrology by linking Neo-Platonic and kabbalistic teachings with magic and the occult. A. macrocosm divided into three worlds, which can be mastered with the help of special magic: the physical, astral and religious. As the years came to an extreme skepticism, . disappointed in astrology and began to call it superstition and deception, wrote a treatise "On the unreliability and the vanity of all the sciences and arts" ( "De incertitudine et vanitate omnium scientiarum et artium", . 1530), . caused an uproar in academic circles, . so strong, . that the Paris edition of 1534, Mr.,
. by order of the Sorbonne was publicly burned.
A. made a significant contribution to the attainment of lunar-terrestrial relations. Astonishing erudition A. Contemporaries attributed his ability to read the disk of the moon on the events perpetrated in all parts of the world.
In the privacy of a. not happy. He could not coexist for long in any city, toured Europe in search of happiness, visiting Italy, Britain, France, Spain, Holland, Switzerland, the different cities of Germany. A. lost two wives, with a third divorce. All his life he needed and died in poverty.