Delve into the origins and practices of early alchemy, uncovering its historical context and the first alchemists. The focus was initially on changing material colours rather than transmuting base metals into gold. Women played a prominent role in early alchemy, with figures like Maria the Prophetess and Cleopatra being instrumental. Churton explores the work of Zosimos of Panopolis and the initiatory path concept. He delves into research on early practices in Upper Egypt. The alchemical secrets of Egyptian temples and their connection to Hermeticism and spiritual gnosis are also explored, revealing the hidden legacy of early alchemists.
|Dimensions||15.2 × 22.8 cm|