Amphitheatrum Sapientiae Aeternae (engl. Amphitheater of Eternal Wisdom) by Heinrich Khunrath, Hamburg (ISBN ). Google is proud to partner with libraries to digitize public domain materials and make them widely accessible. Public domain books belong to the public and we . Amphitheatrum sapientiae aeternae, solius verae, christianokabalisticum, diuinomagicum, nec non physicochymicum, tertriunum, catholicon.
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I have no idea. Description Amphitheatrum sapientiae aeternae – The hermaphrodite.
His most famous work on alchemy is the Amphitheatrum Sapientiae Aeternae Amphitheater of Eternal Wisdoma work on the mystical aspects of that art, which contains aegernae oft-seen engraving entitled “The First Stage of the Great Work”, better-known as the “Alchemist’s Laboratory”. The Amphitheatru Smaragdina is a poetic and cryptic text and according to alchemists it reveals the secret of the primordial substance and its transmutations.
Full marks to Peter Forshaw for a very good video. Your email address will not be published. April 12, at 7: Reason to use the other file: This included using poisonous substances, like metals, e. The tension between spirituality and experiment in Amphitheatrum Sapientiae Aeternae brought about its condemnation by the Sorbonne in Retrieved from ” https: This image was selected as picture of the day on the English Wikipedia for July 15, If you have an image of similar quality that can amhpitheatrum published under a suitable copyright licensebe sure to upload it, tag it, and nominate it.
An inspection of our copy reveals that the plates also appear in a sequence that cannot be found in any other copy: The uncertainties surrounding his life stem from his supposed use of multiple names. Our copy must therefore be the only one of its kind in the world.
John Warwick Montgomery has pointed out that Johann Arndt —who was the influential writer of Lutheran books of pietiesm and devotion, composed a commentary on Amphitheatrum. Summary sapientize edit ] Description Amphitheatrum sapientiae aeternae – The cosmic rose. From Wikimedia Commons, the free media repository.
It contains a lot of interesting diagrams of hands in relation to palmistry, with explanations of what all the different hand shapes, lines, marks and so forth mean.
The following 2 pages uses this file: Khunrath, a disciple of Paracelsuspracticed medicine in Dresden, Magdeburgand Hamburg and may have held a professorial position in Leipzig.
I have no idea if chiromancy has anything to do with positioning your hands on chakra points. Amphitheatrum sapientiae aeternae – Alchemist’s Laboratory. Download Free Chapters Download free e-book: Khunrath praised Dee in his later works.
The aeternas was first published at Hamburg inwith four circular elaborate, hand-colored, engraved plates heightened with gold and silver which Khunrath designed and were engraved by Paullus van der Doort. As Umberto Eco writes, while the posthumous Hanau edition of this work was one of many, it is by far the most well-known.
Khunrath may have encountered some opposition to his alchemical work because most of his publications on alchemy were published widely after his death.