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By Robert M. Schuler

Of curiosity to interdisciplinary historians in addition to these in a variety of different fields, this ebook offers the 1st ebook 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 instances, yet 9 of them are verse translations of works from prior classes within the improvement of alchemy. every one has a textual and historic advent and explanatory observe by means of the Editor. Renaissance alchemy is said as an enormous point within the histories of early smooth technological know-how and drugs. This e-book emphasises those poems’ expression of and shaping effect on spiritual, social and political values and associations in their time too and is an invaluable reference paintings with a lot to supply for cultural reviews and literary stories in addition to technological know-how and history.

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