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Aleister Crowley

Aleister Crowley (/ˈkroʊli/ KROH-lee; 12 October 1875 – 1 December 1947), born Edward Alexander Crowley, and also known as both Frater Perdurabo and The Great Beast 666, was an English occultist, mystic, ceremonial magician, poet and mountaineer, who was responsible for founding the religious philosophy of Thelema. In his role as the founder of the Thelemite philosophy, he came to see himself as the prophet who was entrusted with informing humanity that it was entering the new Aeon of Horus in the early 20th century.

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The Great Beast - Legacy and Influence - In Popular Culture - In Cinema
... Crowley has also had an influence in cinema ... now in the Princeton University library confirm Crowley was hired in 1916 by Theodore and Leo Wharton, early filmmakers with a studio in Ithaca, New York, as a consultant on their ... Crowley was also a major influence and inspiration to the work on the radical avant garde underground film-maker Kenneth Anger, especially his Magick ...
Aleister Crowley - Legacy and Influence - Popular Culture
... Fictionalised accounts of Crowley or characters based upon him have been included in a number of literary works, published both during his life and ... Crowley was flattered by Maugham's fictionalised depiction of himself, stating that "he had done more than justice to the qualities of which I was proud.. ... Devil Rides Out, the Satanic cult leader Mocata is inspired by Crowley, and in turn the deceased Satanist Adrian Marcato referred to in Ira Levin's Rosemary's Baby is ...
Lucifer In Popular Culture - Entertainment - Literature
... play) (1907) Mark Twain's Letters from the Earth (1909) Aleister Crowley's Hymn to Satan (1913) Anatole France's The Revolt of the Angels (1914) Mark Twain's The ...
Contents of The Equinox - Volume I - Number 4
... By Aleister Crowley The Temple of Solomon the King ... By Aleister Crowley The Interpreter ... By Aleister Crowley Review The Eyes of St ...
Collected Works Of Aleister Crowley 1905-1907
... The Collected Works of Aleister Crowley 1905-1907 was originally a trilogy of books published by the occultist, magician, and self-proclaimed prophet of Thelema, Aleister Crowley (1875-1947) during his ...

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    The ordinary man looking at a mountain is like an illiterate person confronted with a Greek manuscript.
    Aleister Crowley (1875–1947)

    When one walks, one is brought into touch first of all with the essential relations between one’s physical powers and the character of the country; one is compelled to see it as its natives do. Then every man one meets is an individual. One is no longer regarded by the whole population as an unapproachable and uninteresting animal to be cheated and robbed.
    —Aleister Crowley (1875–1947)