Daniel Mögling

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Daniel Mögling born 1596 in Böblingen, died 1635 in Butzbach, was an alchemist and a Rosicrucian. He was personal physician and court astronomer to Philip III, Landgrave of Hesse-Butzbach from 1621 to 1635.

He is believed to have written Speculum Sophicum Rhodostauroticum ("The Mirror of the Wisdom of the Rosy Cross"), in 1618 under the pseudonym Teophilus Schweighardt Constantiens and Jhesus Nobis Omnia – Rosa Florescens (1617) under the pseudonym Florentinus de Valentia.

He translated Philip Sidney's novel Arcadia into German language.[1]

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  • Susanna Åkerman, "Rose cross over the Baltic: the spread of rosicrucianism in Northern Europe", Brill's studies in intellectual history 87, Brill, 1998, ISBN 90-04-11030-5, p. 216
  • Johannes Kepler (tr. & ed. Edward Rosen), "Kepler's somnium: the dream, or posthumous work on lunar astronomy", Courier Dover Publications, 2003, ISBN 0-486-43282-3, p. 184
  • William R. Newman, Anthony Grafton, "Secrets of nature: astrology and alchemy in early modern Europe", Transformations: Studies in the History of Science and Technology, MIT Press, 2001, ISBN 0-262-14075-6, p. 301

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