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Old 27-11-2013, 11:47 PM   #521
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Lightbulb Brethren of the Rosy Cross

The rose is, of course, a very ancient magical symbol, and those curious practitioners of the occult arts known as the Brethren of the Rosy Cross, or Rosicrucians, took for their badge or chief symbol a rose – and combined it with a cross.. The rose was the symbol of Venus, the goddess of erotic love, and legend has it that the origin of the rose can be found in the blood of Venus, when wounded by Cupid's dart...
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