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  Marcus Vipsanius Agrippa - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Agrippa was of humble birth, being born in the countryside outside of Rome.
Agrippa's first care was to provide a safe harbor for his ships, which he accomplished by cutting through the strips of land which separated the Lacus Lucrinus from the sea, thus forming an outer harbor and an inner one was also made by joining the lake Avernus to the Lucrinus.
Agrippa’s last public service was his beginning of the conquest of the upper Danube River region, which would become the Roman province of Pannonia in 13 BC.
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 Agrippa I - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Agrippa being one day overheard by his freedman Eutyches, to express a wish for Tiberius' death and the advancement of Caligula, was betrayed to the emperor and cast into prison.
Following Tiberius' death and the ascension of Agrippa's friend Caligula, he was made governor first of the territories of Batanaea and Trachonitis that his cousin Herod Philip had held, then of the tetrarchy of Lysanias, with the title of king.
Thus Agrippa became one of the greatest princes of the east, the territory he possessed equalling in extent that held by his grandfather Herod the Great.
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 AGRIPPA - LoveToKnow Article on AGRIPPA   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Agrippa being one day overheard by Eutyches, a slave whom he had made free, to express a wish for Tiberius' death and the advancement of Gaius, was betrayed to the emperor and cast into prison.
Thus Agrippa became one of the greatest princes of the east, the territory he possessed equalling in extent that held by Herod the Great.
According to the story in Acts xii., Agrippa, gorgeously arrayed, received them in the theatre, and addressed them from a throne, while the audience cried out that his was the voice of a god.
www.1911encyclopedia.org /A/AG/AGRIPPA.htm   (1062 words)

 AGRIPPA, HEROD II. - LoveToKnow Article on AGRIPPA, HEROD II.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Agrippa left several children; by Pomponia, a daughter Vipsania, who became the wife of the emperor Tiberius; by Julia three sons, Gaius and Lucius Caesar and Agrippa Postumus, and two daughters, Agrippina the elder, afterwards the wife of Germanicus, and Julia, who married Lucius Aemilius Paullus.
AGRIPPA VON NETTESHEIM, HENRY CORNELIUS (1486-1535), German writer, soldier, physician, and by common reputation a magician, belonged to a family many members of which had been in the service of the house of Habsburg, and was born at Cologne on the i4th of September 1486.
Agrippa was a man of great ability and undoubted courage, but he lacked perseverance and was himself responsible for many of his misfortunes.
www.1911encyclopedia.org /A/AG/AGRIPPA_HEROD_II_.htm   (1369 words)

 The Realm Of The Occult - Agrippa
Agrippa was an avid learner, he taught himself 8 different languages, and was always persuing endeavours of the mind.
Agrippa was known to dabble in astrology, divination, astrology, numerology, and the studies of the magikal properties of gems.
In 1509, Agrippa was denounced as a heretic, and was forced to leave England.
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 Agrippa - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Menenius Agrippa, a Roman consul in 503 BC.
Camillo Agrippa, a sixteenth-century architect who applied geometric theory to the art of fencing.
Agrippa d'Aubigné (1552–1630), French poet, soldier, propagandist and chronicler.
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 Herod Agrippa I
Herod Agrippa I was the King of Palestine off and on from 37 to 41 and through 44.
Agrippa was the son of Aristobulus and Bernice and the grandson of Herod the Great.
Herod Agrippas II was his son, the father was called Herod and the son was called Agrippa.
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 Herod Agrippa II
Herod Agrippa II Herod Agrippa II Herod Agrippa II was the son of Herod Agrippa I, the great-grandson of Herod the Great and the brother of Bernice and Drusilla.
Agrippa was born in A.D. 27 and only 17 when his father was struck down in 44, too young to succeed the throne.
Claudius invested Agrippa with the office of superintendent of the Temple of Jerusalem, gave him the tiny kingdom of Chalcis in A.D. 50, later given the tetrarchy of Philip and Lysanias, the area east and NE of the Sea of Galilee and given the title of King.
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 The Magus, Book II: Biographia Antiqua: Cornelius Agrippa
Agrippa immediately took up the cudgels, and did what he could to prevent so irregular a proceeding, but could not prevent the woman from being put to the question; however, he was the instrument of proving her innocence.
Agrippa retired to Cologne, his native city, in the year 1520, willingly forsaking a city, which the seditious inquisitors had made an enemy to learning and true merit.
Agrippa's three books of Magic, with the fourth, were translated into English, and published in London in the year 1651.
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 Astrological Geomancy
Agrippa derived these formulae from the idea the each nephew is the sum of the mother and daughter that are in trine aspect around the horoscope wheel.
Agrippa next suggested calculating an "Index" that "giveth you a competent judgment of the thing quesited." To find the Index, you take the total number of holes that were poked in the ground and divide by 12 (for the 12 houses of the horoscope).
Once Agrippa placed his figures in the houses, he assigned the first house to the astrological sign associated with the first mother in the first house.
www.accessnewage.com /articles/astro/TLOUIS4.htm   (3302 words)

 AGRIPPA   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Agrippa (A Book of the Dead) is a poem by author William Gibson, best known for his SF novels, beginning with the 1984 Neuromancer, that more or less defined the 'cyberpunk' genre of many more books and movies.
Herod Agrippa, and Agrippa von Nettesheim) in Gibson's poem its literal meaning is the brand name of an old photographic album containing images of the author's father (who died when Gibson was young), grandfather and their contemporaries.
Agrippa seems to me to be about memory, nostalgia, loss, mortality, and moments of passage; an intensely poignant poem that I think should be far better known outside Gibson's fanbase.
www.raygirvan.co.uk /apoth/agrippa.htm   (302 words)

 Marcus Vipsanius Agrippa
One of the most remarkable legacies of Agrippa is his world map, which towards the end of his life was carved into marble and set up in the Porticus Vipsania, not far from the Via Flaminia.
Agrippa's ancestors did not belong to the senatorial elite and it was quite evident that he could never achieve the position of Augustus himself.
During his youth, Agrippa learned two things: the importance of the army and the strength of the Roman tradition, which -as Julius Caesar had discovered- could not be ignored.
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 Herod Agrippa
King Herod died in 4 BCE and was succeeded by three other sons: Herod Antipas was to rule Galilee and the east bank of the Jordan as a tetrarch; Philip was to be tetrarch of the Golan heights in the north-east; and Archelaus became the ethnarch ('national leader') of Samaria and Judaea.
Agrippa encouraged him to seize power, but the emperor Tiberius knew what was happening and had the Jewish prince imprisoned in the autumn of 36.
Agrippa's entry in the city of David and Herod was a triumph.
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 Julius Marcus Agrippa
Julius Marcus Agrippa was born in 27 or 28 in Rome was the son of the Jewish prince Herod Agrippa and his wife Cyprus.
Agrippa hastened home in the first weeks of 70, at the right moment to be present when Titus, who had succeeded his father as commander, attacked Jerusalem.
In 75, Agrippa was back in Rome, where he must have been present when Vespasian inaugurated the Forum of Peace (a public garden in the center of Rome), must have met his wife Berenice, and received new territories in Syria: Arca, east of modern Tripoli.
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 Agrippa - paper
Agrippa’s main focus on esoteric aspects of science and radical gnostic theological views--Neoplatonic occultism, alchemy, Cabala, Hermetic literature--as well as his political attacks against corrupt practices of the Church and of the Papacy, made him a leader of progressive intellectuals as well as threat for the establishment in the church.
Agrippa argued against the proud, despising scholastics (philosophers and doctors of canon law) who did not follow Christ's Gospel, who are proud in their own learning and knowledge, and, in fact despise the holy scriptures.
Agrippa seemed content with arguing for enough space for his own independence to be a physician, scientist and philosopher.
w3.enternet.hu /sandor64/cffr/papers/agrippa.htm   (5496 words)

 Amazon.com: Books: Three Books Of Occult Philosophy (Llewellyn's Sourcebook)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Agrippa states that words, numbers, and symbols have power because of the way they interact with our souls and that it is our souls that are actually effecting the world, not the words, symbols, etc. themselves.
Agrippa's vast cosmic vision of the spiritual universe of the traditional Magus is entirely sublime and endlessly inspiring - one can only marvel at the richness and rigorous clarity of his exposition, the sonorous literary textures of his compact chapters, shot through and through with shimmering notes of poetic utterance and mystic profundity.
Agrippa seems to describe CPR long before it's official "invention"; he was one of the few physicians to cure the plague without succumbing himself; etc. etc..
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 Agrippa Von Nettesheim, Heinrich Cornelius
Agrippa said that everything which exists has a 'soul' or spiritual component, part of the total world soul, which shows itself in the magical properties of herbs, metals, stones, animals and other phenomena of Nature.
Agrippa considered the relationship between matter and spirit in the light of various arts and sciences, including music, geometry and, especially important, astrology.
Agrippa was rarely an original thinker and his philosophy is a compilation of ideas from many sources.
www.occultopedia.com /a/agrippa.htm   (2352 words)

 JewishEncyclopedia.com - AGRIPPA II.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Son of Agrippa I. He was born in the year 28, and according to a statement that is not uncontradicted (Photius, "Bibliotheca," cod.
On the death of Herod II., Agrippa succeeded in having the former's post promised him.
On receipt of the news of the downfall of Nero, Vespasian sent his son Titus, accompanied by Agrippa, to Italy to pay homage to the new emperor.
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By the time he was 20, Agrippa was at the University of Paris where he had surrounded himself with scholars of the Occult.
Agrippa served the Emperor as a soldier who was the master mind at seizing the Black Fort in the town of Tarragon.
Rumors about Agrippa's "Black Art" had reached the enemy and it was believed that Agrippa used his sorcery to not only capture Fuerto Negro, but also to escape to an old stone tower three miles away where he was engaged in combat with an army of peasants.
www.denofheathens.com /2004_sep.html   (474 words)

 Dr Faustus - Cornelius Agrippa   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Cornelius Agrippa was a genius attending the University of Cologne as a young man, where he discovered the Cabala and the work of Proclus.
When Agrippa returned to his rooms and discovered this, he made the demon revive the student long enough to escort him to the marketplace where a sudden collapse would explain his death.
Agrippa turned away from the fl arts to study Theology toward the end of his life, dying exhausted and discredited at the age of 50.
www.hants.gov.uk /ssa/faustus/agrippa.htm   (221 words)

 De nobilitate et praecellentia and Otto Weininger.
Judged only in the context of Agrippa's other works, the treatise may seem to be of modest importance, just another example of Agrippa's tendency to go counter to prevailing opinion and to present shrewd arguments that stand conventional wisdom on its head.
And the reason is that, unlike over periodical bursts of feminism, Agrippa had and has a continuous impact over hermetic thought, while this treatise, though fitting in Agrippa's critical periods of need for support, does not fit in the continuity of his hermetic understanding of the World.
The real contradiction in Agrippa was that he suffered from adoring women as an object for love or knowledge, while knowing the real meaning of Woman in the light of Hermetic and Platonic Tradition.
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 Note: Cornelius Agrippa - "The Mortal Immortal" by Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley - Electronic Editions, Romantic Circles
Cornelius Agrippa, early in the sixteenth century, rendered himself famous for his deep research into occult philosophy: upon which science he wrote a very elaborate treatise.
Agrippa had a very favourite dog, which had been tutored to perform many anticks at the command of his master; upon which account it was affirmed that the animal was no other than a familiar spirit, which had assumed the canine resemblance in order to attend upon and obey his pleasure.
When I was thirteen years of age, we all went on a party of pleasure to the baths near Thonon: the inclemency of the weather obliged us to remain a day confined to the inn.
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 The Galileo Project
Agrippa inflated his family's nobility from around 1526, leading early biographers to conclude that the title "von" indicated nobility or knighthood.
Note: Agrippa is difficult because he was a self-aggrandizing liar.
Cornelius Agrippa von Nettesheim, De occulta philosophia libri tres, V. Perrone Compagni, ed.
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Cornelius Agrippa von Nettesheim was born on 14th September 1486 at Cologne to a family of the middle Nobility.
In 1515 Cornelius Agrippa was lecturing in medicine, philosophy, and "occultism" (Metaphysical Philosophy) at the University of Pavia in Italy (He was now 28).
Agrippa was imprisoned for debt in Brussels in 1531, but was rescued by Eustache Chapuys, the Emperor's friend, confidante, and sometimes spy.
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 Herod Agrippa II   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Agrippa II was educated in Rome for most of his young life.
Agrippa has shown up to pay his respects to the new governor, and Festus decides to take advantage of his presence to consult with him about Paul’s case.
Agrippa sees where he’s going with this, and evades the question saying, "Do you think that in such a short time you can persuade me to be a Christian?" (Acts 26:28).
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 Paul Before Agrippa--Part 1  -  Evaluating the Accusations  -  John MacArthur
Agrippa and Festus had a brainstorming session to determine what they were going to do with Paul.
Agrippa was decadent and immoral, and the descendent of an infamous family.
Agrippa, Bernice, and Festus were the fools putting on a big show, while Paul stood as the hero of the scene.
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 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Agrippa continues without you, because Agrippa is not a conventional book.
'Agrippa' is like a message in a number of bottles." Only 455 copies of "Agrippa" will be published, with the cheapest priced at $450 and the most expensive, in a bronze case, at around $7,500.
But 'Agrippa's creators are benign souls: They iced plans to infect the disk with an entertaining computer virus when they realized it would probably crash some innocent's system.
www.textfiles.com /sf/cyberlit.txt   (968 words)

 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
n 1509 Agrippa wrote De nobilitate et praecelentia foemini sexus, (the nobility of the female sex and the superiority of women over men), which was not published until 1532.
As is clear from the long delay between the writing and publishing of many of his works throughout his life Agrippa was dogged by ill luck and opposition to his ideas and works.
Agrippa sees the descent of all things from God through the worlds as a hopeful sign of the possibility of an ascent back to God.
www.renaissanceastrology.com /agrippa.html   (680 words)

 William Gibson aleph - Agrippa
It consists of childhood memories and thoughts about his fathers photo album with the title Agrippa, and therefore is not science fiction or cyberpunk.
'Agrippa' was released on a limited edition encrypted diskette that erased itself page by page as you read.
On December 9, 1992, 'Agrippa' was made available to the public for one day, at museums across America, through the internet.
www.antonraubenweiss.com /gibson/agrippa.html   (157 words)

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