Aeon has more than one definition. It can be a symbol, in which case it represents a stage on the spiritual path.
But as a concept it was used in Gnosticism and was defined as meaning 'an archetypal power - the first created spiritual beings or entities', in effect it was a synonym for the Intelligences.
Although the two definitions appear to be totally at odds, they are not. The stage of the spiritual path symbolised by the word Aeon is the very last - that of annihilation and via annihilation, one becomes a 'god', albeit a very minor god, and thus a part of the Intelligence hierarchy.
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- Bailey, Philip James - from Festus I - End of the world
- Cirlot on Pisces
- Evolution and Prototypes by Dr A Thorne
- Gershom Scholem – On the Kabbalah and its symbolism - The Messianic Age
- Haught, John F - The next step - deeper consciousness and deeper freedom, deeper capacity to love and feel
- Henry Corbin - Spiritual Body and Celestial Earth - Zoroastrian cosmology
- Jesus - The Gospel of Judas - Archons
- Jesus - The Gospel of Mary Magdalene - And the aeons
- Jesus - The Sophia of Jesus Christ - Aeons and angels
- Jesus - The Sophia of Jesus Christ - And the aeons
- Michelangelo - 1508 Sistine Chapel - 01 Symbolism
- Michelangelo - 1534 Sistine Chapel - 02 Last Judgement
- Pauli, Wolfgang - The World Clock Vision
- Revelation - The End of the Aeon
- Revelations 7
- Revelations 8
- Rudd, Xavier - Follow the Sun
- Tennyson, Alfred Lord - Locksley Hall
- Tennyson, Alfred Lord - The Making of Man
- W.Y. Evans-Wentz - The Fairy-Faith in Celtic Countries - On gods