By Michela Pereira (auth.), Piyo Rattansi, Antonio Clericuzio (eds.)
The current quantity owes its ongm to a Colloquium on "Alchemy and Chemistry within the 16th and 17th Centuries", held on the Warburg Institute on twenty sixth and twenty seventh July 1989. The Colloquium all for a couple of chosen subject matters in the course of a heavily outlined chronological period: at the relation of alchemy and chemistry to drugs, philosophy, faith, and to the corpuscular philosophy, within the 16th and 17th centuries. The relatives among Medicina and alchemy within the Lullian treatises have been tested within the establishing paper by way of Michela Pereira, according to researches on unpublished manuscript assets within the interval among the 14th and seventeenth centuries. it really is numerous many years because the researches of R.F. Multhauf gave a widespread position to Johannes de Rupescissa in linking drugs and alchemy in the course of the thought of a quinta essentia. Michela Pereira explores the importance of the Lullian culture during this improvement and attracts recognition to the truth that the early Paracelsians had themselves famous a kin resemblance among the works of Paracelsus and Roger Bacon's scientia experimentalis and, certainly, a continuity with the Lullian tradition.
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Sein sal besonder hast. iezt weiStu, was das bein ist. und so es krank ligt. , p. 67: "darin befunden wird, was blut ist. we1cherlei sulphur, mercurius oder salz, also auch was das herz ist, we1cherlei sulphur, we1cherlei salz und we1cherlei mercurius und also mit dem hirn und was da ist im ganzen leib" (see also n. 42 below). • pp. 47-48: "wiewol das ist. das nicht aile ding brennen, als stein. so beweist aber doch die a1chimei das sie zum brennen bereit werden, auch die metall und alles das unbrennlich geacht wird.
1659-61), (hereafter TC). vol. 5, p. 186: "In lapide isto sunt quatuor elementa. Est enim aquaticus, aereus, igneus et terreus. In lapide isto in occulto est caliditas et siccitas: et in manifesto frigiditas et humiditas: Oportet ergo nos occultare manifestum, et id quod est occultum. facere manifestum. IlIud autem quod est in occulto, scilicet caliditas et siccitas est Oleum: et istud oleum est siccum. . Illud quod est in manifesto frigidum et humidum, est fumus corrumpens. Oportet ergo quod frigidum et humidum recipiant caliditatem et siccitatem.
Es ist auch nicht holz und stein gewesen, sonder also ist es ein materia gewesen, die da hat mogen in ir haben alles totlichs ding, on erkantnus in seinem we sen, und in der teilung iedichem ding sein wesen und form gegeben". Paragranum (Vorrede und erste beide Bucher), WI, 8, p. 59: "was Macht die birn zeitig, was bringt die trauben? niehts als die natiirliche alchimei, was Macht aus gras milch? was Macht den wein aus diirrer erden? die natiiruliche digestion". Paragranum (letzte Bearbeitung) W 1,8, p.