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Cremer also writes in the early fourteenth century: Although he did not himself fall into the hands of the Inquisition, his books were condemned to be burnt in Tarragona by that body on account of their heretical content.
But Seton refused to initiate the Elector into his secret, and was imprisoned in Dresden. Rhasis, another Arabian alchemist, became famous for his practical displays in the art of transmutation of base metals into gold.
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His most famous work is his ‘ Currus Triumphalis Antimonii’ ‘ The Triumphal Chariot of Antimony ‘ It has been translated into German, French, and English, and has done more to establish his reputation as a chemist than any other. I except one thing only, which is not lawful that I should write, because it can be revealed truly only by God, or by a master. The feet of this substance could not be archibqld off, meaning that it could not be fixed and so deprived of volatility except by such long decoction in the pure blood of young children.
In this book he tells of the sensational work which he has accomplished in once more bringing to light, and to the service of humanity, secrets which baffled the majority of scientists of all ages, and which, for several centuries, have been buried in a grave of doubt and sceptical tradition. Actually, however, such a key is invariably to be found in some other part of the writings, probably in the midst of one of the mysterious theological discourses which he was wont to insert among his practical instructions, so that it is only by intensive study that the mystery can be unravelled.
This high-handed behaviour, coupled with his original ideas, made him countless enemies. Alchemical gold is made of three pure souls, purged as crystal. Something far greater, surely, than a mere vainglorious desire to transmute the base metals into gold, or to brew a potion to prolong a little longer this earthly span, for the devotees of alchemy in the main cared little for these things.
Lascaris affirmed that when unbelievers beheld the amazing virtues of the Stone they would no longer be able to regard alchemy as a delusive art. The famous Smaragdine Table of Hermes Tabula Cockern I have placed at the beginning of this book, for although it would be difficult to prove its origin, yet it still represents a good example of Hermetic phraseology. At length he was left in solitary confinement until his release was finally engineered by the adept Sendivogius.
Unhappily, it is all that remains to us of the Egyptian sacred art. This is probably what happens in the case of the injection of gold salts into the intercellular fluids, which in some cases leads to fatal results. The Italian adventurer, Jacques de Casanova de Seingalt, grudgingly admits that the Comte was an adept of the magical arts and a skilled chemist.
He himself affirms this: I will again quote from Manly Palmer Hall’s introduction to the Thrice Holy Trinosophie the passage in which Casanova describes the athoeter: As cociren student of chemistry he called attention to the chemical role played by air in combustion, and having carefully studied the properties archkbald saltpetre, taught its purification achibald dissolution in water and by crystallisation.
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For over twenty years he has been a keen student of the sciences of metallurgy, No-chemistry, and bacteriology, and it will thus be seen that in the claims he now advances in this book he writes with that measure of authority which a life devoted to the alleviation of suffering, and to the effective treatment of human ailments, undoubtedly confers on him. I speak in all truth. It was here apparently that his wonderful cures began. James of Spain and she at those of St.
The fact of my success was revealed to me by the strong odour, and thereafter I accomplished the mastery with ease indeed I could scarcely miss the work had I wished, given a knowledge of the prime agents, their preparation and following my book to the letter.
The precious book being in my possession I did little but study it night and day till I attained a fair understanding of all its processes, knowing nothing, however, respecting the matter of the work. At last, however, having lost all hope of understanding the figures, I made a vow to God and St.
He only knows one thing — that he has found the name of that medicine in his books, arhcibald pluming himself on the antiquity of his hoary knowledge, he claims the right of prior possession. Sir Isaac Newton, the famous seventeenth-century mathematician and scientist, though not generally known as an alchemist, was undoubtedly an experimenter in that particular branch of science.
James of the Boucherie hard by my house.
Its lower part rested upon a archibalf basin filled with red sand. In England the first known alchemist was Roger Bacon, a scholar of outstanding attainment, who was born in Somersetshire in An Arabic version of the text was discovered in a work ascribed to Jabir, which was probably made about the ninth century.
He tells the careful student everything that can be known in alchemy ; of this I can most positively assure you. My suspicion is that it was either stolen from the miserable Jews or found hidden somewhere in the old place of their abode. And as all things were produced from One by the Mediation of One, so all things are produced from this One thing by adaptation.
The first intimation I had of this triumph was a violent hissing, jets of vapour pouring from the retort and into the receiver like sharp bursts from a machine gun, and then a violent explosion, whilst a very potent and subtle odour filled the laboratory and its surroundings.