Manual for Practical Laboratory Alchemy

Author: Frater Albertus

Publisher: Weiser Books

ISBN: 9780877286554

Category: Religion

Page: 124

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Formerly handed down under oath of secrecy, this clear, concise handbook discusses: the fundamental principles of alchemy; directions for the formation of an inexpensive home laboratory, with illustrations of the necessary equipment; step-by-step instructions for the work of the Lesser Circulation, the alchemical transformation within the plant kingdom?the necessary prerequisite for any work in the mineral kingdom.
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d.i. Beschreibung von dem Ursprung der Natur u. natürlichen Dingen ... ; mit dem ächten III. Th. vermehrt

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Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

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Author: Philip Carr-Gomm,Richard Heygate

Publisher: The Overlook Press

ISBN: 1590207602

Category: History

Page: 576

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Have you ever wanted to know more about alchemy, mix up a herbal remedy, dowse for water, perform a spell, or find out more about "second sight"? Did the Harry Potter books ignite your curiosity about wizardry? Through experiments to try and places to visit, as well as a historical exploration of magic and interviews with leading magicians, The Book of English Magic will introduce you to the extraordinary world that lies beneath the surface. Magic runs through the veins of English history, part of daily life from the earliest Arthurian legends to Aleister Crowley to the novels of Tolkien and Philip Pullman, and from the Druids to Freemasonry and beyond. Richly illustrated and deeply knowledgeable, this book is an invaluable source for anyone curious about magic and wizardry, or for sophisticated practitioners wanting to learn more.
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Author: Urszula Szulakowska

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1351577182

Category: Art

Page: 236

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Alchemy in Contemporary Art analyzes the manner in which twentieth-century artists, beginning with French Surrealists of the 1920s, have appropriated concepts and imagery from the western alchemical tradition. This study examines artistic production from c. 1920 to the present, with an emphasis on the 1970s to 2000, discussing familiar names such as Andre Breton, Salvador Dali, Yves Klein, Joseph Beuys, and Anselm Kiefer, as well as many little known artists of the later twentieth century. It provides a critical overview of the alchemical tradition in twentieth-century art, and of the use of occultist imagery as a code for political discourse and polemical engagement. The study is the first to examine the influence of alchemy and the Surrealist tradition on Australian as well as on Eastern European and Mexican art. In addition, the text considers the manner in which women artists such as Leonora Carrington, Remedios Varo, and Rebecca Horn have critically revised the traditional sexist imagery of alchemy and occultism for their own feminist purposes.
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A Shamanic Herbal

Author: Loren Cruden

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1620550377

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 224

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Medicine Grove is a comprehensive herbal, with listings for every common herb and many wild plants of North America. It includes descriptions of the part of the plant used, notes on preparation, lists of symptoms alleviated by the herb, and common effects. But Medicine Grove goes further, with chapters on gathering and growing wild herbs, using herbs in shamanic ceremonies or as plant allies in the wilderness, and birth, death, and dreaming herbs. Cruden combines her own first-hand experiences with a profound knowledge of indigenous traditions, enabling the reader to bring herbal lore into his or her own practice. She explains which herbs are best for seasonal ceremonies, smudging, and making offerings, and tells how to purify a sacred space. She covers topics such as vision quests, consciousness-altering, and the special connections between certain herbs and totem animals. Medicine Grove brings the concept of an herbal into sacred territory, offering guidelines for incorporating herbs into one's spiritual life, based on the author's lifetime of work with Native American practices.
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A History of Alchemy

Author: P. G. Maxwell-Stuart

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 1441188703

Category: History

Page: 216

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P.G. Maxwell-Stuart presents the history of alchemy traced from its earliest roots through to its influence in modern-day science.
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Author: Dennis William Hauck

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1440636125

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 336

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More than magic... Where else can one combine chemistry and philosophy to turn base metal into gold while discovering a magical elixir to prolong life? Here's a simple and straightforward guide to alchemy that explains its basic principles. Written by one of the world's few practicing alchemists, it's a concise reference guide that provides easy-to-follow information so that anybody can be a wizard-in-training.
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Das Ist Die Lehre Von Den Grossen Geheimmitteln Der Alchemisten Und Den Speculationen, Welche Man an Sie Knüpfte

Author: Gottlieb Latz

Publisher: Wentworth Press

ISBN: 9780270323757

Category:

Page: 296

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This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work was reproduced from the original artifact, and remains as true to the original work as possible. Therefore, you will see the original copyright references, library stamps (as most of these works have been housed in our most important libraries around the world), and other notations in the work. This work is in the public domain in the United States of America, and possibly other nations. Within the United States, you may freely copy and distribute this work, as no entity (individual or corporate) has a copyright on the body of the work. As a reproduction of a historical artifact, this work may contain missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. Scholars believe, and we concur, that this work is important enough to be preserved, reproduced, and made generally available to the public. We appreciate your support of the preservation process, and thank you for being an important part of keeping this knowledge alive and relevant.
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Author: Scott Mariani

Publisher: Rowohlt Verlag GmbH

ISBN: 3644429618

Category: Fiction

Page: 480

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Die Formel für ewiges Leben. Doch vielleicht birgt sie den Tod Entführte Kinder zu befreien ist das Spezialgebiet des ehemaligen SAS-Majors Ben Hope. Daher zögert er, als man ihn beauftragt, ein altes Manuskript ausfindig zu machen. Es soll aus der Feder des brillanten Alchemisten Fulcanelli stammen. Inhalt: Die Formel für ein Unsterblichkeitselixier. Doch daran sind offenbar auch andere interessiert. Eine gefährliche Jagd beginnt. Die Spur führt von Paris zu den Katharerfestungen im Languedoc ...
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Geschichte des Hermetismus von der Antike bis zur Neuzeit

Author: Florian Ebeling

Publisher: C.H.Beck

ISBN: 9783406593437

Category: Hermetische Philosophie - Geschichte

Page: 213

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A Bibliography of English Language Writings

Author: Alan Pritchard

Publisher: Viking Press

ISBN: N.A

Category: Reference

Page: 439

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Die geheime Welt der Zentralbanker

Author: Neil Irwin

Publisher: Ullstein eBooks

ISBN: 3843704163

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 512

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Ihre Aufgabe ist sensibel, ihre Macht ist groß. Ein unbedachtes Wort kann weltweit Krisen auslösen und politische Erdbeben verursachen. Jedes Jahr im August treffen sich in Jackson Hole, Wyoming – fernab der Weltöffentlichkeit –, die vierzig wichtigsten Zentralbanker der Welt. Sie stehen in dauernden Interessenkonflikten zwischen nationalen Interessen und internationalem Druck. Neil Irwin erklärt spannend und anschaulich, was Zentralbanker tun und wie es zu massiven Fehlentscheidungen kommen kann. Er beschreibt, welche großen Auswirkungen kleine Unstimmigkeiten zwischen Jens Weidmann, Mario Draghi und Ben Bernanke haben können. Und er zeigt, wie die zukünftigen Herausforderungen, Allianzen und Strategien der Zentralbanker aussehen könnten.
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Hausarznei und Apotheke in der frühen Neuzeit : erläutert anhand deutscher Fachschriften der der Herzog August Bibliothek Wolfenbüttel und pharmazeutischer Geräte des Deutschen Apotheken-Museums Heidelberg

Author: Erika Hickel,Joachim Telle

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Pharmacopoeias

Page: 154

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praxisbezogene Anleitung zur Interpretation des Aleister-Crowley-Tarots

Author: Angeles Arrien

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783908644781

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Page: 439

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