Sunday, 31 January 2010

The Magical Mirror of Doctor Dee

John Dee - a man of mystery at the court of Elizabeth the First.  He is often seen as the greatest magician of all time.  Some even saw Elizabeth as the reincarnation of Arthur and Dee that of his wizard, Merlin. 

Whatever the case, his life and the work he did during it are shrouded in rumour and history.  He is said to have been the model for Prospero in Shakespeare's The Tempest.  

However, what was the the mysterious magic mirror?  Why was he referred to as 'the friend of the hounds of hell'?  Find out more in this interesting article by Patrick Bernauw.

The Magical Mirror of Doctor Dee | Quazen

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