Chymia

Chymia

Science and Nature in Medieval and Early Modern Europe

eBook - 2010
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In September 2008, an international conference on the history of alchemy was held at El Escorial, close to the ancient location of the distilling houses operating under royal patronage during the second half of the 16th century. The present book consists of a selection of the papers presented then, shedding light on little-studied medieval and early modern texts, important alchemical doctrines such as medieval corpuscularianism, early modern spiritus mundi or the function of salt within chymical principles, and discussing such prominent figures as Paracelsus, Isaac Hollandus, Michael Sendivogius, Fontenelle or G.E. Stahl.
Publisher: Newcastle upon Tyne, UK : Cambridge Scholars, 2010
ISBN: 9781443826075
1443826073
9781443825535
1443825530
9781283141802
1283141809
Characteristics: 1 online resource (vi, 488 pages) : illustrations

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