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German magician, occult writer, and theologian Heinrich Cornelius Agrippa.

Heinrich Cornelius Agrippa

(1486 - 1535)

Image of Platonic philosopher, rhetorician, and author Lucius Apuleius.

Lucius Apuleius

(c. 124 - c. 171)

Painting of Persian Muslim poet Farid ud-Din Attar.

Farid ud-Din Attar

(c. 1142 - c. 1220)

St. Augustine

Saint Augustine

(354 - 430)

American showman P.T. Barnum.

P.T. Barnum

(1810 - 1891)

 English dramatist, writer, and poet Aphra Behn.

Aphra Behn

(1640 - 1689)

American writer John Berendt.

John Berendt

Russian spiritualist Helena Blavatsky.

Helena Blavatsky

(1831 - 1891)

English novelist and poet Emily Brontë.

Emily Brontë

(1818 - 1848)

Photograph of Soviet playwright and writer Mikhail Bulgakov.

Mikhail Bulgakov

(1891 - 1940)

French Benedictine monk Antoine Augustin Calmet.

Antoine Augustin Calmet

(1672 - 1757)

British author Angela Carter.

Angela Carter

(1940 - 1992)

Florentine sculptor and writer Benvenuto Cellini.

Benvenuto Cellini

(1500 - 1571)

Byzantine historian and daughter of the emperor Anna Comnena.

Anna Comnena

(1083 - c. 1153)

French-American author J. Hector St. John de Crèvecoeur.

J. Hector St. John de Crèvecoeur

(1735 - 1813)

Black and white photograph of John Crowley sitting on a porch.

John Crowley

French mathematician and philosopher René Descartes.

René Descartes

(1596 - 1650)

Spanish soldier and author Bernal Díaz del Castillo.

Bernal Díaz del Castillo

(c. 1495 - 1584)

Photograph of Colin Dickey standing in front of a brick wall.

Colin Dickey

Founder of Christian Science Mary Baker Eddy.

Mary Baker Eddy

(1821 - 1910)

Portrait of West African writer and former slave Olaudah Equiano.

Olaudah Equiano

(c. 1745 - 1797)

Sculpture bust of Greek dramatist Euripides.

Euripides

(c. 484 BC - c. 406 BC)

Photograph of English novelist John Fowles.

John Fowles

(1926 - 2005)

Scottish anthropologist and historian of religion James G. Frazer.

James G. Frazer

(1854 - 1941)