After twenty years, one of the most controversial themes present in Druidic writings by Joshua Free is about to become common textbook knowledge!
COMING SOON! LUGHNASSADH 2019!
Two long-lost underground classics by Joshua Free return!
:: Draconomicon: The Book of Ancient Dragon Magick ::
:: The Druid’s Handbook: Ancient Magick for a New Age ::
Rewritten, revised and updated hardcover anniversary editions!
[This blogpost is an excerpt from the foreword by Rowen Gardner for the upcoming 25th Anniversary Collector’s Edition hardcover DRACONOMICON BY JOSHUA FREE.]
“Joshua Free is famously known for proposing the origins of Druidism as Mesopotamia… This theme is sure to catch many folk off guard and has been a constant source of contention between the author and many of his harsher critics and less informed readers. There is little doubt that it is a shocking or surprising conclusion expressed by the author for at least two decades—but the author has remained steadfast, again, in their resolve that their “intuitions” were right. This pursuit became such an occupation for the author that he spent most of this current millennium attempting to establish this point to esoteric audiences…with mixed results.”
“One theory put forth by Joshua Free, keystone to his writings, regards a prehistoric collective migration of Mesopotamian systemology across Europe, citing examples of the La Tene culture and marked by the indigenous traditions developed later in vicinity to the Danube River, one of two pathways he suggested that it probably traveled.”“Joshua Free states that it is only the result of Roman intervention and the domination of the ‘Classical World’ over the former ancient one that pushed these traditions and evidence for them into specific concentrated locations—such as we easily can see with the ‘Celtic World’ that is traditionally attributed exclusively to the British Isles or Ireland, yet it once served as a dominating influence for most of the European continent. How easily we forget…”
“One additional facet of Joshua Free’s theory is that prior to the migration, a localized concentration of this population emerged from the Ancient Near East and gathered in ancient Anatolia (modern day Turkey)—the place of the legendary “Drunemeton,” a secret birthplace of Druidry that only the highest ranks among them knew of and would regularly return to during their lifetimes. All wild theories?”“
“In April 2019, the BBC headlines read: ‘DNA Reveals Origins of Stonehenge Builders.’ Articles provided research summaries published in Nature, Ecology & Evolution. It described a neolithic western migration in c. 6000 B.C. from Anatolia, modern-day Turkey, across two routes—the Mediterranean and Danube River Valley—which spread early Mesopotamian knowledge of agriculture across Europe, reaching Britain by c. 4000 B.C…”
“I’ve since decided to take the writings by Joshua Free even more seriously. I would encourage anyone else to perhaps do the same…” –Rowen Gardner
The Book of Ancient Dragon Magick
Collector’s Edition – Hardcover
by Joshua Free
Global Release: July 31, 2019
HERE BE DRAGONS! Behold the ultimate “Book of the Dragon” for modern magick-users and fantasy enthusiasts alike–now completely revised and expanded for its 25th anniversary. This underground cult-classic “Draconomicon” offers powerful teachings and lore of ancient “dragon magick” and its legacy.
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