Hermetic Philosophy and Alchemy

Hermetic Philosophy and Alchemy

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The Hermetic tradition opens early with the morning dawn in the eastern world. All pertaining thereto is romantic and mystical. Its monuments, emblems, and numerous written records, alike dark and enigmatical, form one of the most remarkable episodes in the history of the human mind. A hard task were it indeed and almost infinite to discuss every particular that has been presented by individuals concerning the art of Alchemy; and as difficult to fix with certainty the origin of a science which has been successively attributed to Adam, Noah and his son Cham, to Solomon, Zoroaster, and the Egyptian Hermes. Nor, fortunately, does this obscurity concern us much in an inquiry which rather relates to the means and principles of occult science than to the period and place of their reputed discovery.show more

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  • Paperback | 534 pages
  • 152.4 x 228.6 x 30.73mm | 889.04g
  • Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1514157160
  • 9781514157169

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