By Robert M. Schuler

ISBN-10: 0203079264

ISBN-13: 9780203079263

Of curiosity to interdisciplinary historians in addition to these in a variety of different fields, this publication provides the 1st ebook of 14 poems starting from 12 to 3,000 traces. The poems are published within the chronological order in their composition, from Elizabethan to Augustan occasions, yet 9 of them are verse translations of works from past classes within the improvement of alchemy. each one has a textual and historic advent and explanatory be aware through the Editor. Renaissance alchemy is stated as an incredible aspect within the histories of early smooth technology and drugs. This e-book emphasises those poems’ expression of and shaping effect on spiritual, social and political values and associations in their time too and is an invaluable reference paintings with a lot to provide for cultural experiences and literary experiences in addition to technology and heritage.

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77-94 and 100-114 of its 370 lines); "The Working of the Phylozophers stone" (169 lines); and "The Marrow or Pithe of Alkymy," by William Bollose (19 stanzas of rhymeroyal, in six MSS). Some of these may date from after 1500, but only the first has been published (by F. Sherwood Taylor, Chymia 1 [1948]: 23-35). Other unprinted Middle English texts range in length from four to twenty-one lines. 21 Theatrum, sig. B2v; he does include, nevertheless, at least one verse translation: a selection from John Lydgate's rendering of the Pseudo-Aristotelian Secreta Secretorum (pp.

Ambix 12 (1964): 1-23. Read, John. Prelude to Chemistry: An Outline of Alchemy. 2nd ed. 1939. Repr. , 1966. William Davidson of Aberdeen. Aberdeen University Studies, no. 129. Aberdeen, 1951. Rulandus, Martinus, the elder. A Lexicon of Alchemy [Lexicon Alchemiae, 1612]. Trans. Arthur Edward Waite. 1893. Repr. London, 1964. , ed. Three Renaissance Scientific Poems. Texts and Studies, Studies in Philology 75 (1978). _ _ _ _ _ _ .

Repr. Milan, 1969. Plessner, Martin. " Isis 45 (1954): 331-38. Poems on Affairs of State: Augustan Satirical Verse, 1669-1714. Vol. 6: 1697-1704. Ed. Frank H. Ellis. New Haven, 1970. The Presocratic Philosophers: A Critical History with a Selection of Texts. Ed. G. S. Kirk, J. E. Raven, and M. Schofield. 2nd ed. Cambridge, 1983. Purver, Margery. The Royal Society: Concept and Creation. , 1967. Randolph, Thomas. The Poetical and Dramatic Works of Thomas Randolph. 2 vols. Ed. W. Carew Hazlitt. 1875.

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