Ep: 59 The Count of Saint Germain, Part 2

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1 & 2 ) What is thought to be an image of the Count of Saint Germain. From Wikipedia: An engraving of the Count of St. Germain by Nicolas Thomas made in 1783, after a painting then owned by the Marquise d’Urfe and now apparently lost. Contained at the Louvre in France; 3 & 4) Isabel Cooper-Oakley 5) Francis II Rakoczy (The Count’s Father?) 6) Horace Walpole 7) Voltaire 8) Louis XV by Maurice Quentin de la Tour 1748 9) Louix XV by Rigaud 1730 10) Madame du Pompadour by Boucher 11) Rosicrucian Symbol 12) Prince Carl Hesse-Cassel 13 & 14) Chateau du Chambord 15) Alchemy

 

Background:

If you wished you could do all the things the Count of Saint Germain could do, meet all the people he had met, and learn all the secrets of life he seemed to possess, and on top of it all, have several lifetimes to employ your skills, what then? The question is, what would you do with these gifts? Would you be content to merely be the life of the party, or would you try and make a difference in the affairs of nations and enlighten humanity, even if it cost you your freedom or your once immortal life? Depending on your answer, the bigger question might be, does it take the right person to seek the mysteries, or do the mysteries seek the right person?

Tonight’s Quote:

“I thought, with all due respect to Madame la Comtesse, that the devil had long since made a mantle out of the skin of this personage.”

— Madame d’Adhemar’s maid, as she explained that the Count of Saint Germain was waiting to see her. From d’Adhemar’s book, “Souvenirs de la Marie Antoinette” published in 1836.

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Episode 059 – “The Count of Saint Germain, Part 2” Produced by Scott Philbrook & Forrest Burgess; Edited by Sarah Vorhees, Ryan McCullough Sound Design; Research Assistance by Tess Pfeifle and the astonishing League of Astonishing Researchers, a,k.a. The Astonishing Research Corps, or “A.R.C.” for short. Copyright 2017 Scott Philbrook & Forrest Burgess. All Rights Reserved.