A modern order of magicians, in the vein of the Golden Dawn
. The IOT are the principal practioners of Chaos Magic
Here is the first public notice of the IOT from "The New Equinox Magazine", 1978:
Spiritual heirs to the Zos Kia Cultus, the Illuminates of Thanateros are drinkers of the dual ecstacies of the sex and death gnoses. The IOT represents a fusion of Thelemic Magick, Tantra, The Sorceries of Zos and Tao. The non-mysteries of symbolic systems have been discarded in favour of mastery of technique. ...