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Alchemy is an ancient study of matter and theories of existence. It is the direct precursor to much of today's empirical sciences, especially chemistry. Many of history's most famous and colorful intellectuals were practitioners of Alchemy, including Paracelsus, Hermes Trismegistus, Isaac Newton, and Nicholas Flamel.

Whether you're looking to study the history of Alchemy seriously, or just curious about it, this Wikia is for everyone.

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The study of Alchemy is intricate and spread out over the course of centuries. Paramount in the skill of understanding Alchemy is knowledge of alchemical symbolism. For one constant throughout the long history of the Good Work is the tradition of alchemists keeping their sacred knowledge hidden within secret meanings and codes, especially artistic symbolism.

How to explore alchemical symbolism

How to explore alchemical symbolism

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    New page: Athanor is the alchemical term for the fire or furnace used in alchemical processes. It seems to have been used to mean something far more...
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    New page: A precious metal is a rare, naturally occurring metallic chemical element of high economic value. Chemically, the precious metals tend to be...
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    New page: A base metal is a common and inexpensive metal, as opposed to a precious metal such as gold or silver.[1] A long-time goal of alchemists was the...
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    New page: Bibliotheca Philosophica Hermetica or The Ritman Library is a private Dutch library founded by Joost Ritman. The Bibliotheca Philosophica Hermetica...
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    New page: In alchemy, the term chrysopoeia (Ancient Greek: χρυσοποιία, 'khrusopoiia') means transmutation into gold (from the Greek χρυσός, 'khrusos', "gold",...

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