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Title Chymia : science and nature in medieval and early modern Europe / edited by Miguel López Pérez, Didier Kahn and Mar Rey Bueno.
Imprint Newcastle upon Tyne, UK : Cambridge Scholars, 2010.

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Description 1 online resource (vi, 488 pages) : illustrations
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (pages 397-460) and index.
Note Available only to authorized UTEP users.
Online resource; title from pdf information screen (Ebsco, viewed March 15, 2013).
Subject Alchemy -- History -- To 1500.
To 1500
Genre History.
Electronic books.
Contents TABLE OF CONTENTS; PROLOGUE; ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS; QUESTIONS OF METHODOLOGY ABOUT PSEUDO-AVICENNA'S DE ANIMA IN ARTE ALCHEMIAE; THE JEWS AND ALCHEMY; THE DISPUTATIO SCOTI FALSELY ATTRIBUTED TO MICHAEL SCOT (14TH CENTURY); LA THÉORIE PER MINIMA DANS LES TEXTES ALCHIMIQUES DES XIVE ET XVE SIÈCLES; THE TURBA PHILOSOPHORUM AND ITS FRENCH VERSION (15TH C.); PARACELSUS IN PANNONIA; MASTERS OF FIRE; FOOL'S SILVER; BEYOND PATRONAGE; THE SINGULARITY OF ALCHEMICAL EXPERIENCE; THE WORLD-SPIRIT AND QUINTESSENCE IN THE CHYMICAL PHILOSOPHY OF JOSEPH DU CHESNE.
THE MAKING OF CHEMICAL MEDICINES IN VALENCIA DURING THE 16TH CENTURYI SALIFY, THEREFORE I CAN SEE AND TOUCH; SOME FORGOTTEN FEZ ALCHEMISTS AND THE LOSS OF THE PEÑON DE VÉLEZ DE LA GOMERA IN THE SIXTEENTH CENTURY; ISAAC HOLLANDUS REVISITED; NOVATORES OR ALCHEMISTS?; FONTENELLE, THE IDEA OF SCIENCE AND THE SPIRIT OF CHEMISTRY; "THE GREAT PHILOSOPHICAL WORK"; BIBLIOGRAPHY; CONTRIBUTORS; INDEX.
Summary In September 2008, an international conference on the history of alchemy was held at El Escorial, close to the ancient location of the distilling houses operating under royal patronage during the second half of the 16th century. The present book consists of a selection of the papers presented then, shedding light on little-studied medieval and early modern texts, important alchemical doctrines such as medieval corpuscularianism, early modern spiritus mundi or the function of salt within chymical principles, and discussing such prominent figures as Paracelsus, Isaac Hollandus, Michael Sendivogius, Fontenelle or G.E. Stahl.
Other Author López Pérez, Miguel.
Kahn, Didier.
Rey Bueno, Mar.
International Conference "Chymia: Science and Nature in Early Modern Europe" (2008 : San Lorenzo del Escorial, Spain)
Other Title Print version: Chymia. Newcastle upon Tyne, UK : Cambridge Scholars, 2010 1443825530