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By Claudia Kren

This accomplished annotated bibliography, first released in 1990, publications the consumer helpfully via the place to discover info on numerous components on alchemy while getting to know. Divided into different types to help discovering definitely the right niche, this publication varieties a different reference tool.

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The first volume in the series Fontes artis chymicae. 69. Needham, Joseph. " Organon, 11 (1975), 167190. Traces the development of the elixir notion, the endproduct of a chemical/alchemical process, which would be an effective medicine or would insure immortality, in Chinese, Arabic, Byzantine, and European alchemy. 70. Ploss, Emil Ernst, Heinz Roonen-Runge, Heinrich Schipperges, and H. Buntz. Alchemia, Ideologie und Technologie. Munich: Heinz Moss, 1970. Pp. 227. Surveys European alchemy by national areas including 16 Alchemy in Europe mystical, theological, and technical aspects as well as the transmission and reception of Arabic alchemy in Europe.

146. Temkin, Owsei. " Bulletin of the History of Medicine. 29 (1955), 134-155. Contrasts Greek and Arabic attitudes toward the relationship of medicine and alchemy. In Islam, the two were always closely associated, while among the Greeks, the two traditions remained disparate, at least until 600 AD. 147. Wellmann, Max. " Abhandlungen der Preussischen Akademie der WlSsenschaften, Phil -hist. KIasse, 7 (1928). Pp. 80. , magician, Anaxilaus. MEDIEVAL ALCHEMY 148. Albertus Magnus. Libellus de alchimia Ascribed to Albenus Magnus.

Berlin, 1931. Reprint. Berlin: Springer, 1970. Pp. x + 368. 235. Singer, Dorothea W.

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