By Robert M. Schuler
Of curiosity to interdisciplinary historians in addition to these in a variety of different fields, this e-book offers 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 occasions, yet 9 of them are verse translations of works from past classes within the improvement of alchemy. every one has a textual and ancient advent and explanatory word via the Editor. Renaissance alchemy is said as a big aspect within the histories of early sleek technological know-how and medication. This publication emphasises those poems’ expression of and shaping effect on non secular, social and political values and associations in their time too and is an invaluable reference paintings with a lot to provide for cultural reviews and literary experiences in addition to technological know-how and historical past.
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The British Library has granted permission to reproduce the manuscript illustrations in Part Three, and I wish to thank both the Department of Manuscripts there and the Bodleian Library for allowing me to print heretofore unpublished material in their collections. Aside from these institutions, I am indebted to a number of colleagues, both at the University of Victoria and elsewhere. For help in linguistic and historical matters, I am grateful to Barry Beardsmore, Michael Chase, Patrick Grant, and Lloyd H.
Alchemical Poetry, 1575-1700: From Previously Unpublished Manuscripts by Robert M. Schuler