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Three famous alchemists

Three famous alchemists

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Published by Rider & Co in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Lull, Ramo̓n, -- 1235-1315.,
  • Agrippa von Nettesheim, Heinrich Cornelius, -- 1486?-1535.,
  • Paracelsus, -- 1493-1541.,
  • Alchemists -- Biography.,
  • Philosophers, Medieval -- Biography.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Arthur Edward Waite... (et al.).
    ContributionsWaite, Arthur Edwards, 1857-1942., Spence, Lewis, 1874-, Swainson, William Perkes, 1851-
    The Physical Object
    Pagination186 p. :
    Number of Pages186
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21448621M

      Arab alchemists wrote of the philosopher’s stone and of the elixir of life as potable gold, ideas probably learned from the Chinese. The Arabs were familiar with sulfuric acid, known as oil of vitriol; and nitric acid, also known as aqua fortis and spirit of niter. They also knew of hydrochloric acid, known by Latin alchemists as acidum salis, muriatic acid, and spirits of salt.   To alchemists toiling and tinkering in the laboratory, Geber was an infallible master; his book was regarded as the bible of alchemy. “That’s how much influence he had,” Newman says. Whoever Geber was, Newman was struck by the range of ideas in his book, which contains everything from details about refining metals to a description of the Author: Jane Bosveld.

      If I was to choose one fable to recommend to you, one that has truly impacted my life dramatically, I’d say that it would be “The Alchemist” by Paulo Coelho. This book was originally published in in Portuguese by its Brazilian born writer and has Author: Charlene Barry. Alchemists added to these elements three more: mercury, sulfur, salt. Mercury is feminine, sulfur is male, salt is movement. By mixing all these elements in a different order, transmutation is achieved. As a result of transmutation, a philosophical stone must be obtained, which is also called the elixir of immortality. Famous alchemists.

      The names of three ancient Persian Magi were used as pseudonyms by later Greek and Latin Hellenic pseudo-anonymous authors. Hystaspes was the patron of Zoroaster, the founder of the Persian Zoroastrian religion and first Magus. The second is the Eighth Book of Moses, we know of two early famous women alchemists: Mary the Jewess and. Cleopatra was one of four female alchemists who worked on producing the famous Philosopher's stone. She lived during the last remarkable period in Alexandria’s history, when it was still a city of open-minded scientists. Some of the most precious of her discoveries are included in her Chrysopoeia, which may even hold the key for a transmutation into : Natalia Klimczak.


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Alchemists attempted to purify, mature, and perfect certain materials. Common aims were chrysopoeia, the transmutation of "base metals" (e.g., lead) into. The Englishman relates this history to Santiago as Santiago reads a book on alchemy.

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All three share a belief in the power of human beings to influence their environment through their respective disciplines, an environment in which there were echoes of the divine. Both astrology and magic influenced alchemy, with alchemists never embarking upon an operation unless the stars were : Oldcastle Books.London: Rider & Co, ND First Edition, first issue.

Hardcover. Small octavo. pp. Original canary cloth with red titling to spine, b&w illustrations. A collection of three brief biographies of alchemists, each of which was originally published separately in Rider's 'Mystics and Occultists' series in the s.

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