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Alchemy and the Alchemists

John Ed Chambers

Alchemy and the Alchemists, written by Robert Chambers, is a comprehensive guide to the history, theories, and practices of alchemy. The book explores the origins of alchemy in ancient Egypt and Greece, and its development throughout Europe during the Middle Ages and Renaissance. It delves into the various alchemical schools of thought and their differing approaches to the transmutation of base metals into gold, as well as the search for the elusive philosopher's stone and the elixir of life.Chambers provides insights into the lives and works of famous alchemists such as Paracelsus, Roger Bacon, and Isaac Newton, and examines the role of alchemy in the development of modern chemistry and medicine. He also explores the symbolism and mystical aspects of alchemy, including its connections to astrology, Kabbalah, and Hermeticism.The book is a fascinating exploration of a subject that has captured the imagination of people for centuries, and provides a detailed understanding of the history and philosophy of alchemy. It is a must-read for anyone interested in the history of science, the occult, or the esoteric traditions of the Western world.This is one of the famous �������Chambers' Papers������� which was widely responsible for educating the masses. Gives an illuminating overview of alchemy, alchemists, and the alchemical process.This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the old original and may contain some imperfections such as library marks and notations. Because we believe this work is culturally important, we have made it available as part of our commitment for protecting, preserving, and promoting the world's literature in affordable, high quality, modern editions, that are true to their original work.

Book Details

  • Publisher: Kessinger Publishing
  • Publish Date: Jan 1st, 1992
  • Pages: 112
  • Language: English
  • Edition: Revised -
  • Dimensions: 10.22in - 7.98in - 0.18in - 0.36lb
  • EAN: 9781564590053
  • Categories: Afterlife & ReincarnationPresidents & Heads of StateHermetism & Rosicrucianism