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Lucifer’s Court, by Otto Rahn

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Lucifer's Court: A Heretic's Journey in Search of the Light Bringers, by Otto Rahn, translated by Christopher Jones Inner Traditions, 9781594771972, 242 pp. (incl. bibliography and translator's bibliography), 2004, 2008Otto Rahn (1904-1939) was a German medievalist.  His Crusade Against the Grail (1933) "attracted the attention of Karl Maria Wiligut, better known as Weisthor Heinrich Himmler's esoteric "lord" of runology". In 1936 Rahn formally entered the SS, attached to Weisthor's department. Denounced for possible Jewish heritage and homosexual behaviour, Rahn committed suicide in March 1939.Lucifer's Court was originally Read More