Media in category “Azoth (Basil Valentine)”. The following 15 files are in this category, out of 15 total. Basile Valentin–Azothjpg. I’ve always been interested in this piece, I’ve compiled some of the info I’ve gathered on it through reflection and study over time and did a bit of. Basil Valentine, or Basilius Benedictus (possibly to ) In his work L’ Azoth des philosophes Valentine came up with Vitriolum as an akronym for the.

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Some concider the name azoth to be significant in of itself. In lateth-century ParacelsianismParacelsus d. The allegorical text and fantastic visual imagery of alchemical writings make them difficult to interpret.

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The first part of the pseudo-Paracelsian Archidoxis magica first printed in bears the title Liber Azothcontaining various magic sigils and recipes against illnesses and injuries. It contains two parts, the second of which houses the twelve keys.

Library resources about Basil Valentine. Numerous publications on alchemy in Latin and German were published bbasil the name Basil Valentine.

In the cosmos and within each of us, gasil Azoth is the mysterious evolutionary force responsible for the relentless drive towards physical and spiritual perfection. Retrieved from ” https: Each one is a step of the way in the alchemical process.


Numerous publications on alchemy in Latin and German were published under the name Basil Vlentine. With each step, the symbolic names Decknameor code name used to indicate the critical ingredients are changed, just as the ingredients themselves are transformed.

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These were accompanied by woodcut engravings from later publications in the early seventeenth century. The significance of these elements to the great valenrine are a subject all their own but the important thing is to note their presence. A physicochemical reading was proposed in the twenty-first century.

In other projects Wikimedia Commons. He studied at the University Erfut and Jena He married in the town of Frankenhausen another salt town and was on the town council. Chemist and historian Lawrence M. Nigredo Albedo Citrinitas Rubedo.

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An important alchemical axiom states “as above so below”. The images were essential to the communication and had to depict the same scene, regardless of the artistry. There are claims that he was the Canon of the Benedictine Priory of Saint Peter in Erfurt, Germany but according to John Maxson Stillman, who wrote on the history of chemistry, there is no evidence of such a name on the rolls in Germany or Rome and no mention of this name before Whoever he was, Basil Valentine had considerable chemical knowledge.


Wikipedia articles with style issues from April All articles with style issues Articles needing POV-check from April Wikipedia articles needing rewrite from March All articles needing rewrite Articles with multiple maintenance issues Commons category link is on Wikidata. Its symbol was the Caduceus. Memoirs of the life, writings, and discoveries of Sir Isaac Newton. In this Eden vaporous essence or mist is the first or spiritual Earth, the incomprehensible and intangible dust out of which God formed Adam Kadmon, the spiritual body of man, which must become fully revealed through time.

Retrieved from ” https: Sulfur, Mercury, and Salt, which, volatilized and fixed alternately, compose the Azoth of the sages. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

The Secrets of Alchemy. They have been translated into many European languages, basio EnglishFrenchRussian and others. So what is azoth first of all? Robert Boyle and his alchemical quest: Retrieved 26 November