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This book is over pages, and no, I have not read them all.
In this case, the figure of King Duenech is historically associated with green vitriol ferrous sulfate. May 17, Luis rated it really liked it. It explains or perhaps,gives an interpenetration to all the various meanings of all those symbols that Alchemists, Mystics, “heretics”, and Astrologers have used throughout history.
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It is interesting to note that mystical ideas about the interconnectedness of mythology, physics, chemistry, biology, psychology and art gave birth to such an unimaginative science.
Even Sir Isaac Newton was deeply influenced by alchemy; its symbolic metallurgy ran through his writings.
Art, Alchemy and Mysticism
Even for those with no knowledge of the alexande history of alchemy, this book is a delight to explore. Explore the Home Gift Guide.
About Alexander Roob The author: The book is a decent primer in alchemy, delivering a steady discussion of the bulletpoints relevant to a very weird and interesting time in the development of Western thought.
Review quote alfhemy the incredibly rich artistic tradition of alchemy. Yes, the more empirically oriented of its practitioners built increasingly sophisticated labs that would eventually help to catapult Europe out of the Dark Ages and into the chemical embrace of proper science. A must-have for anyone interested in the intersection of mysticism and early science. Stunning works of art of pure symbology, fills almost every page of this over page book.
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With de Rais, that evil baron of Retz, we must reconcile his being an accomplished Latinist from a precocious age, a respected scholar with one of the largest private libraries in medieval Europe, someone widely read in the natural philosophy i. This is a magnificent compendium of alchemical symbols and the mystic thought behind them.
Alchemy & Mysticism
This is a good, sort of encyclopedic, introduction to the Western alchemical tradition. Covers ancient period through to Yves Klein and Joseph Beuys. Incredible volume of alchemical illustrations, photographs, and quotes. Description The Hermetic Museum takes readers on a magical mystery tour spanning an arc from the medieval cosmogram and images of Christian mysticism, through the fascinating world of alchemy to the art of the Romantic era.
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Those without knowledge of the development of mystical thought and alchemy would not be able to enjoy the wealth of information this book provides.
It came ready-made, drenched in a hieroglyphic aura through its use of antiquated and discarded symbols, teaching its followers that the only cultural values worth transmitting were those from the past. The worst part about this book, well, two worst things about it, are: Get to Know Us.