Rosarium Philosophorum, Part 1

Rosarium Philosophorum, Part I

Aethyrius Alchemy Texts Archive, Practical Alchemy

This entry is part 1 of 2 in the series Rosarium Philosophorum

Rosarium Philosophorum, or the Rosary of the Philosophers, was written by the alchemical adept Arnold de Villanova and originally published in 1550 in Frankfurt, Germany as part of a compilation of alchemy texts. This treatise is a testament that prior to 1550 adepts were studiously compiling, for their own benefit, insightful statements from adepts of previous generations about specific processes …

Rosarium Philosophorum, Part 2

Rosarium Philosophorum, Part II

Aethyrius Alchemy Texts Archive

This entry is part 2 of 2 in the series Rosarium Philosophorum

O Luna, by means of my embracing and sweet kisses, Thou art made beautiful, strong and mighty like as I am. O Sol, thou art to be preferred before all light, But yet thou needest me, as the cock does the hen.
 Arisleus in a Vision: Join therefore thy son Gabrick, best beloved of thee among all thy sons, with …