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TREATY OF THE PHILOSOPHER'S STONE AND TREATY ON THE ART OF ALCHEMY

Thomas Aquinas was one of the philosophers and theologians most influential in the history of the church, and was canonized in the year 1333.
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Thomas Aquinas was one of the philosophers and theologians most influential in the history of the church, and was canonized in the year 1333. The impact of his thinking became immense and doctrine almost became the official thinking of the church during many centuries. Less known is the fact that it was also an advanced alchemist, student of the great Alberto Magno. This volume presents two striking alchemical works of St. Thomas Aquinas, which is made clear their deep knowledge of the alchemical art, while his admiration and respect for Arab alchemists, especially Avicenna and Geber. The book includes a masterful introduction of Gustav Meyrink.

Thomas Aquinas was one of the philosophers and theologians most influential in the history of the church, and was canonized in the year 1333. The impact of his thinking became immense and doctrine almost became the official thinking of the church during many centuries. Less known is the fact that it was also an advanced alchemist, student of the great Alberto Magno. This volume presents two striking alchemical works of St. Thomas Aquinas, which is made clear their deep knowledge of the alchemical art, while his admiration and respect for Arab alchemists, especially Avicenna and Geber. The book includes a masterful introduction of Gustav Meyrink.

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