Alchemy and Alchemists

Alchemy and Alchemists

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Alchemy and Alchemists

Alchemy has traditionally been viewed as ‘the history of an error’, an example of mediaeval gullibility and greed, in which alchemists tried to turn lead into gold, create fabulous wealth and find the elixir of life. But alchemy has also been described as ‘the mightiest secret that a man can possess’, and it obsessed the likes of Isaac Newton, Robert Boyle and many of the founders of modern science. This book explores the history of the so-called Royal Art,… (more)

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Publisher: Pocket Essentials (October 19, 2011)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 160 pages

File size: 777 KB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

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