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This complete annotated bibliography, first released in 1990, publications the consumer helpfully via the place to discover details on a variety of components on alchemy whilst studying. Divided into different types to help discovering the proper niche, this booklet kinds a distinct reference tool.

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Rosarium philosophorum. Le rosaire des philosophes. Edited and translated by Etienne Perrot. Paris: Librairie des Medicis, 1973. Pp. 238. A French edition of an alchemical work written in the first half of the fourteenth century; printed in 1550. 223. Ruska, Julius F. " Zeitschrift fUr angewandte Chemie, 41 (1928), 1321-1324. Traces the long history of the manufacture and use of ammonium chloride in Asia and in the work of al-Razi. Medieval Alchemy 224. 47 Ruska, Julius F. "Alchemie in Spanien.

Det KgL Danske Vulenskabernes Selskab, Historisk-Filologiske Meddelelser, 4. Copenhagen, 1921. Pp. 159. Surveys Greek alchemy, especially the allegorical works associated with Democritus, Zosimus, Olympiodorus, and Stephanus. 109. Hershbell, Jackson P. " Ambix, 34 (1987), 5-20. Argues there is no real evidence to identify the pseudoDemocritus who authored the alchemical Physika et mystica with Bolos of Mendes, nor is there convincing reason to assume that the pseudo-Democritus is the early Greek atomist, Democritus of Abdera.

Discusses the classical origins and career in alchemy of this mythical monster (reptile-cock). The creature appears in alchemy at the end of the twelfth century and played various symbolic roles in the emblem literature (as did related beasts such as the dragon and the salamander). 159. Buntz, Herwig. "Das Buch der heiligen Dreifaltigkeit. " Anzeiger fUr deutsches Altertum, 10 (1972), 150-160. Speculates as to the identity of the author of this alchemical text, and points out that there are more MS 34 Alchemy in Europe versions than those known to Ganzenmuller.

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