The black rose — the red rose. The initiation of the Rosicrucians in Aleksandr Blok’s drama The Rose and the Cross
The article is an attempt of marking the tangents of Blok’s drama to the ideology of Rosicrucianism. That is why the initial system of the sprit initiation becomes the only possible terminology of the interpretation of The Rose and the Cross. Bertrand, the main hero of this drama, is an adept of the initiation of the rose and the cross.