Books, Gold, and Elixir: Alchemy and Religious Orders in Early Modern Naples

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Gianfrancesco, Lorenza;
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis on behalf of the Society for the History of Alchemy and Chemisty
  • Identifiers: doi: 10.1080/00026980.2018.1512777
  • Subject: AZ | BR | D204 | D901 | Q1

In the early modern period Naples was a European centre of learning where a number of scholars engaged with alchemy. Variously perceived as a legitimate scientific practice or as a mendacious trick for gullible minds, alchemy engaged Neapolitan scholars in an ongoing di... View more
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