Alchemy And Alchemists

by Sean Martin
Alchemy And Alchemists
  • ISBN-13: 9781904048626
  • Author(s): Sean Martin
  • Subject: Alternative belief systems
  • Publisher: No Exit Press
  • Imprint: Pocket Essentials
  • Publication Date: 24-08-2006
  • Format: h/b

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Explores the history of the so-called Royal Art, from its mysterious beginnings in Egypt and China, through the Hellenistic world and the early years of Islam and into mediaeval Europe. In this fully revised edition, Sean Martin has expanded the sections on Chinese and Indian alchemy and added new material on the relationship between alchemy and early modern science, while also making a fresh assessment of this most enduring and fascinating subject.
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Explores the history of the so-called Royal Art, from its mysterious beginnings in Egypt and China, through the Hellenistic world and the early years of Islam and into mediaeval Europe. In this fully revised edition, Sean Martin has expanded the sections on Chinese and Indian alchemy and added new material on the relationship between alchemy and early modern science, while also making a fresh assessment of this most enduring and fascinating subject.

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