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Monas Hieroglyphica

The Monas Hieroglyphica (or Hieroglyphic Monad) is a symbol invented and designed by John Dee. It is also the title of the 1564 book in which Dee expounds the meaning of his symbol.

The symbol incorporates



Moon in particular the Crescent or new Moon


levels and layers including  Fire

The Hieroglyph appears on a page of the Rosicrucian Manifesto The Chymical Wedding of Christian Rosenkreutz, beside the text of the invitation to the Royal Wedding given to Rosenkreutz who narrates the work.