An interactive series of seminar-workshops led by Clare & Nicholas Goodrick-Clarke using the books of the Corpus Hermeticum In 1462 a Greek manuscript was brought by a monk from Macedonia to the court of Cosimo de’ Medici, the ruler of Florence. Known as the Hermetica (after Hermes Trismegistus), these teachings were immediately recognised as an […]

Manfred Junius, author of A Handbook of Plant Alchemy presents an INDIAN ALCHEMY (Practical Spagiry) PROGRAMME

Manfred Junius writes: As it was decided last year at the Chateau, we shall make it a seminar of Indian Alchemy (Ayurvedic Alchemy), during which we shall concentrate on metalorganic compounds known as Bhasmas in Sanskrit. Manfred Junius Theory: With the help of photographic slides we shall first have a theoretical introduction into the alchemical […]

Roztez 2000 seminar with manfred junius

From Manfred Junius: The magic that happened during the seminar last year was really strong, and it lingered on. I am sure many felt this. Of course the influence of the operating alchemists have enormous input into the work, particularly real partnerships. You remember the etchings from the “silent book” which I showed among the […]

Four-Day Tour Visiting the Famous Spagyric Laboratories of Soluna and Phoenix and Including a Day and Night in Heidelberg

At last year’s wonderful Spagiry Seminar at Roztez, Manfred Junius suggested that a visit to two of Germany’s oldest and best-known commercial spagyrics laboratories be arranged to follow this year’s seminar. Inspired by this suggestion a tour has been arranged, which will include visits to the Soluna Laboratory in Donauwoerth, the Phoenix Laboratory in Bondorf […]

The Alchemy Museum in Kutna Hora

Kutna Hora lies approximately 65 kms due E of Prague and can be accessed easily by car, bus or train.Acknowledged as one of the most beautiful and historic towns in the Czech Lands, Kutna Hora has, since 1995, been listed and protected by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site. Its tremendous wealth and historical importance […]

Roztez 2000 programme

PROGRAMME: Alchemy seminar grade 1: Preparation of a Magistery of Rosemary Theory With the help of photographic slides we shall build some basic understanding of alchemical principles and techniques.Subjects included:Alchemy as a Science in its own right.The three Philosophical Principles or Essentials (Sulfur, Mercury and Salt).Solve et Coagula as basic alchemical principle and technique.Philosophical and […]

Slavnostní otevření 16. května 2002

Program koncertu koncert 16.5. 20.00 kaple Božího těla v Kutné Hoře I. ALCHIMIA Rituál Criador Materia Prima – Chaos Rtuť/Mercury: O virgo splendens Síra/Sulphur: Sibilla provencale Kámen Elohenu welohe II. KAREL IV. Angelica christi turma Serena mente iubila Resultet gens angelica Účinkují/Musicians: Hana Blochovázpěv, varhanní portativ, gotická harfaPavel Polášekšalmaj, kornamusa, santur, flétny, zvířecí rohy, zpěvLubomír […]

The Hermetic College

at Roztez Chateau near Kutna Hora, Central Bohemia, Czech Republic sponsored by The alchemy museum in kutna hora and michal pober In the course of preparing the Museum we decided to give the Hermetic College a brief Sabbatical, after two successful Summer Workshops. Not only do we plan to continue our programmes there in the the Summer […]

Procházka po muzeu

Po dobu přípravy stránky nabízíme k prohlédnutí několik obrázků laboratoře a oratoře. dr. Karel Horák Pavel Wellner dr. Karel Horák Pavel Wellner dr. Karel Horák dr. Karel Horák dr. Karel Horák dr. Karel Horák dr. Karel Horák Martina Řezáčová dr. Karel Horák Michal Pober Previous Next

Zamek Roztez – Roztez Chateau

Roztez, a faded, formerly grand chateau, situated in a magnificent secluded location with grounds which contain spectacular trees, has an interesting history, particularly as the former Hunting Lodge of the colourful sponsor of the Arts, Count Sporck, sometimes known as the Father of Czech Freemasonry (picture below). He was the publisher of over 150 books, […]