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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He was a german Alchemist, Salt extractor, Author and publisher. It is said he kept the infallible remedy handy in a concealed compartment in the handle in case he needed it in an emergency valrntine if he was injured in a fight. Numerous publications on alchemy in Latin and German were published under the name Basil Valentine.
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My Page Chat Library. Principe has drawn on knowledge of chrysopoetic symbolism and experimentally tested possible chemical processes and practices vallentine may correspond to several of Basil Valentine’s twelve steps.
Also included are the symbols of the metal equated with that stage. The University of Chicago Press.
Each one is a step of the way in the alchemical process. So who was the man behind the works? Please check your browser settings or contact your system administrator. Chemist aazoth historian Lawrence M.
He studied at the University Erfut and Jena He married in the town of Frankenhausen another salt town and was on the town council. Alchemical substances Mythological substances. Azoth was considered to be a universal medication or universal solvent, and was sought for in alchemy .
In this way permeation and totality of vslentine and end was symbolised to consider the supreme wholeness and thus the universal synthesis of opposites as a ‘cancellation’ i.
The Azoth of the Philosopher, by Basil Valentine – Esoteric Online
In the end this alternative line of thought valenfine contrary to the beliefs of the church at the time and was considered herasy. Longmans, Green and Co. Numerous publications on alchemy in Latin and German were published under the name Basil Valentine. With each step, the symbolic names Decknameor code name used to indicate the critical ingredients are changed, just as the ingredients themselves are transformed.
They have been translated into many European languages, including English, French, Russian and others. It is basjl name given by ancient alchemists to mercury, the animating spirit hidden in all matter that makes transmutation possible.
Visita interiora terrae rectificando invenies occultum lapidem, the phrase written between the triangles roughly translates to: The 16th century alchemist Paracelsus was said to have achieved the Azoth, and in portraits of him carrying his sword, the inscription “Azoth” can be seen on the pommel or handle. All present and represented by the sun, valentone and cube shape between the alchemists feet. In other projects Wikimedia Commons.
Schamayim, who is this fiery Androgyne, divides. It was a well known phrase to alchemists and is reffered to as the vitriol; simply taking the first letter of each word. This is the focal point, and where one would focus or meditate apon when attempting to gain understanding of the image. There are scores of esoteric drawings depicting the Azoth and how it is used in the Great Work of alchemy.
The Azoth of the Philosopher, by Basil Valentine
Thus, the concept of the Azoth is analogous to the light of nature or valehtine of God. Beyond that sphere is Schamayim, who is the Divine Fiery Water, the first outflow of the Valentie of God, the flaming river pouring from the presence of the eternal mind.
His Fire azotg Solar fire and his Water becomes Lunar water in our universe. The vslentine Azoth is also related to the Ain Soph ultimate substance of the Kabbalah. According to John Maxson Stillmanwho 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 Other keys may be theoretical extrapolations of what could be accomplished: Come join us in the Great Work of personal and global transformation and discover your Azoth!
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There are scores of esoteric drawings depicting the Azoth and how it is used in the Great Work of alchemy. Wikimedia Commons has media related to Azoth. The alchemists sought the philosopher’s stone, the great work, the all.