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The Prophecies of Paracelsus

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Theophrastus Paracelsus, doctor, chemist, and mystic was born in Switzerland in 1493.

He is celebrated as the man who, on his appointment as town physician and lecturer in the University of Basle in 1526, preceeded his lectures by a solemn burning of the books of his illustrious predecessors Galen and Avicenna.

In the course of a tempestuous life, he helped to transform th
Paperback, 114 pages
Published 1974 by Samuel Weiser Inc. (first published 1915)
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The commentaries won't help you much. But if you know what Paracelsus is on about, you'll find that out for yourself.
Not for the novice.
For the rest, an hour or so to read - a lifetime to understand...
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Philippus Aureolus Theophrastus Bombastus von Hohenheim, who published under the name Paracelsus ("greater than Celsus," a reference to the first-century Roman encyclopedist Aulus Cornelius Celsus) was a Renaissance physician, botanist, alchemist, astrologer, and occultist. He pioneered the use of chemicals and minerals in medicine, and was among the first to credibly suggest that illness was the ...more
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