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It is a two-volume work, each has more than pages and contains texts in total, [2] which makes it one of the most comprehensive collections of alchemical texts in bibliothec to the Theatrum Chemicum.

It is based on reprints of older publications, such as Theatrum Chemicum and Theatrum Chemicum Britannicum. Plate 15 from vol.

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The ladder of wisdom has been scaled, the angels crown the victorious adept. Above them, the sun illuminates the scene with the radiance of wisdom. He was known for his work on epidemic diseases such as bubonic plague and tuberculosis.

In addition to his own researches, he assiduously compiled preceding medical literature. Life He was born in Geneva, the son of a merchant.

He graduated as a physician at the University of Valence in Later he became the Dean of the Valence medical faculty.

He coined the term based on his observation of widespread tiny lesions like millet seeds in the liver, lungs, The term refers to a range of earthen tubes, or pots without bottoms, fitted one over another, and diminishing as they advance towards the top. The lowest is adapted to a pot, placed in a furnace, wherein the matter to be sublimed is placed. At the top is a head to retain the flowers, or condensation, which ascends.

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An aludel was used as a condenser in the sublimation process and thus came to signify the end-stages of transformation and the symbol of creation. The mineral is put in the lower tube, the two tubes are fitted together with clay and the whole is put on the fire Calid, Kalid, or King Calid is a legendary figure in alchemy, latterly associated with the historical Khalid ibn Yazid d. He was an Umayyad prince, a brother of Muawiyah II[2] who was briefly caliph. Prince Khalid lost the chance of inheriting the title, but took an curioosa in the biboiotheca of alchemy, cuirosa Egypt.

A book collector,[3] he facilitated translations into Arabic of the existing literature. It is to this Khalid that later allusions to Calid rex King Calid refer. Its purpose was apparently bibilotheca supply in a compact form a representative collection of relatively brief and less ancient alchemical writings; it could be regarded as a supplement to those large storehouses of Hermetic learning such as the Theatrum Chemicum, or Jean-Jacques Manget’s Bibliotheca Chemica Curiosa.

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Bibliothecaa seemed to represent a distinctive school in Alchemy, less committed to the past and less obscure than the works of older and more traditional alchemical masters. Sir George Ripley c. Life George Ripley was one of England’s most famous alchemists. His alchemical writings attracted attention not only when they were published in the fifteenth century, but also later in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries.

Bibliotheca chemica curiosa

His writings were studied by noted figures such as the alchemist John Dee, Robert Boyle who is considered to be the first modern chemistand even Isaac Newton. He did however spend a number of years on the continent, and after his return to England he wrote his work The Compound of Alchymy; or, the Twelve Gates leading to the Discovery of the Philosopher’s Stone Liber Duodecim Portarum in Most of Ripley’s work is based on the work of pseudo-Ramon Pietro Antonio Boni [1] was a late medieval alchemist.

He is best known for his Precious Pearl Latin: Margarita Preciosa or Precious New Pearl Margarita Preciosa Novellaan influential alchemical text composed sometime between and chenica Pretiosa margarita novella The text is primarily a theoretical one. The author admits to having little practical expertise and rather tries to establish alchemy on authentically philosophical grounds and to integrate it into the curiisa scientific canon.

The Deutsche Theatrum Chemicum is a collection of alchemical texts, predominantly in German translation, which was published in Nuremberg in three volumes, by Friedrich Roth-Scholtz —the publisher, bibliothecz and bibliographer.

The Deutsches Theatrum Chemicum follows in the tradition of earlier collections, such as the seventeenth-century Theatrum Chemicum and Jean-Jacques Blbliotheca Bibliotheca Bibliktheca Curiosa Geneva,though these collections are in Latin rather than German.

The selection of texts presented here is also quite different. Roth-Scholtz wanted above all to present and link the philosophical connections between the texts, and, as he says himself, lets the texts affect the reader like actors in a theater appearing one after the other.

The texts also include more curious selections, such as legal advice on which spouse owns silverware which has been transmuted into gold. This also makes bibliktheca clear that Roth-Scholtz was aiming the book at a wider, bourgeois readership PublishedOberursel by Lazarus Zetzner.

Theatrum Chemicum “Chemical Theatre” is a compendium of early alchemical writings published in six volumes over the course of six decades. The first three volumes were published inwhile the final sixth volume was published in its entirety in Theatrum Chemicum remains the most comprehensive collective work on the subject of alchemy ever published in the Western world.


For the sake of brevity, the work is most often referred to simply as Theatrum Chemicum. All volumes of the work, Portrait detail from title page of Palladium spagyricum, Pierre-Jean Fabre 9 January was a French doctor and alchemist. Born in Castelnaudary, France inhe studied medicine in Montpellier, France. He became a practitioner of the iatrochemical medicine of Paracelsus. Beginning in he practiced medicine in Castelnaudary.

He became famous as a specialist in the plague which was particularly severe in central Europe during the Thirty Years’ War. Fabre prescribed chemical medications for the treatment of the plague and was at one time the private physician of King Louis XIII of France.

John Dastin [1] c. Little is known of his life beyond the texts which are attributed to him A biographical notice De vita, aetate ac scripsis Johannis Dastin is found in a 17th-century manuscript: Recent research has revealed that John Dastin lived around He was born in the village of Greet, in the county of Gloucestershire and was ordained deacon in He studied at Oxford and was appointed vicar of the church of Bringhurst, Leicestershire.

In mid he traveled to Avignon to work in the service of Cardinal The Practice of Alchemy”. Translated by Hawkes, Jack.

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