Six Places Where The Prophet of the Lovely Star Lived

Last month, AtlasObscura posted an article documenting six sites when the Prophet of the Lovely Star abode for significant periods of time. That’s kinda cool even if their presentation is predictably snarky and rife with ridiculous inaccuracies and distortions, yes?

“Born in the late 1870s, England, Aleister Crowley was one of the great characters of the 20th century—a poet, a magician, a journalist, an alchemist, a philosopher, a spy…He played a major role in the creation of alternate religions like Wicca,  the A∴A∴, and the Ordo Templi Orientis, and he founded the Order of Thelema…

“Crowley is to the occult as Tolkien is to fantasy—he set the stage that everyone else plays in…

“In all of his doings, Crowley traveled a lot. He pursued exploits in Egypt, India, the Far East, Australia, all over Europe and North America, dotting the map with sex magick and weird stunts. Here are a six places in the Atlas where the infamous occultist left his mark.”


Thanks to Soror Hypatia for the tip!

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