The Mirror of Alchemy
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The Mirror of Alchemy

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In many ancient Books there are found many definitions of this Art, the intentions whereof we must consider in this Chapter. For Hermes said of this Science: Alchemy is a Corporal Science simply composed of one and by one, naturally conjoining things more precious, by knowledge and effect, and converting them by a natural commixtion into a better kind. A certain other said...more
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I don't know how much I got out of this but I sure like the words spilling untrammelled from Roger Bacon's lips and fingers.
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A fascinating short tractatus on alchemical theory. Definitely well worth your time if you're at all interested in the period.
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Roger Bacon, O.F.M. (c. 1214–1294), (scholastic accolade Doctor Mirabilis, meaning "wonderful teacher"), was an English philosopher and Franciscan friar who placed considerable emphasis on the study of nature through empirical methods. He is sometimes credited, mainly starting in the 19th century, as one of the earliest European advocates of the modern scientific method inspired by the works of Ar...more
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