By Robert M. Schuler
Of curiosity to interdisciplinary historians in addition to these in quite a few different fields, this booklet provides the 1st booklet of 14 poems starting from 12 to 3,000 traces. The poems are revealed within the chronological order in their composition, from Elizabethan to Augustan instances, yet 9 of them are verse translations of works from prior sessions within the improvement of alchemy. each one has a textual and historic creation and explanatory word by way of the Editor. Renaissance alchemy is said as an immense point within the histories of early sleek technology and medication. This booklet emphasises those poems’ expression of and shaping impression on spiritual, social and political values and associations in their time too and is an invaluable reference paintings with a lot to supply for cultural stories and literary reviews in addition to technology and history.
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Alchemical Poetry, 1575-1700: From Previously Unpublished Manuscripts (Routledge Library Editions: Alchemy) by Robert M. Schuler