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Heinrich Khunrath or Dr Henricus Khunrath as he was also called, was a Amphitheatrum Sapientiae Aeternae was first published at Hamburg in , but . The stuff crime novels are made of: Heinrich Khunrath’s Amphitheatrum Sapientiae Aeternae (Hanau, ). Wednesday February 9th, Amphitheatrum Sapientiae Aeternae (engl. Amphitheater of Eternal Wisdom) by Heinrich Khunrath, Hamburg (ISBN ).

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I always like to think that Vesalius provided a new road-map to the human body, the microcosm, at the same time as Copernicus provided one for the heavens i.

He also held that experience and observation were essential to practical alchemical research, as would a natural philosopher. Feinde plate Khunrath surrounded by his enemies, who, in true Grandville style, are depicted as birds and insects.

Amphitheatrum sapientiae aeternae

The reversal constitutes either faith or poetry. Follow, poet, follow right To the bottom of the night, With your unconstraining voice Still persuade us to rejoice.

May 21, at This included using poisonous substances, like metals, e. Information from its description page there is shown below. Then part of the Christian Shema: At the top is the Divine Tetractys, a triangular figure consisting of ten points arranged in four rows: In other projects Wikimedia Commons.

May 20, at 7: Whatever actually happened, the diversity of the Hanau edition remains a mystery. He and his followers, including Oswald Croll, attempted to remove the deadly parts of the material but retain the useful bits in order to heal diseases that were commonly believed to be incurable, for example, leprosy.


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Khunrath’s work was important in Lutheran circles. Byhe had reached a stage where he could request the royal printing privilege. This site uses cookies: In the sixteenth century a Swiss alchemist, Paracelsus, argued that it was far more important to use alchemy for perfecting substances to make chemical medicines.

Thou shalt not make unto thee any graven image, amphjtheatrum any likeness of any thing that is in heaven above, or that is in the earth beneath, or that is in the water under the earth. Khunrath, a disciple of Paracelsuspracticed medicine in Dresden, Magdeburgand Hamburg and may have held a professorial position in Leipzig.

Y HVH unum, omnium effectorem; ceteras potestates, ministras habetote.

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This word is described by Khunrath as the Seal, vanquishing and putting adversaries to flight! Forshaw has published several works on Heinrich Khunrath, for more information have a look at:. In it, Khunrath showed himself to be an adept of spiritual alchemy and illustrated the many-staged and kgunrath path to spiritual perfection.

Khunrath was born in DresdenSaxonythe son of the merchant Sebastian Kunrat and his wife Anna in the year If you mean reincarnation, transmigration, metempsychosis, then, no, khunraty least not to my knowledge.


YHVH, One maker of all. I am looking forward to the next webinar!

Heinrich Khunrath

Frances Yates considered him to be a link between the philosophy of John Dee and Rosicrucianism. Ad primum uota precesque ad inferiores hymni sunto. As a mystical symbol, it was very important to the secret worship of the Pythagoreans.

It contains a lot of interesting diagrams of hands in relation to palmistry, with explanations of what all the different hand shapes, lines, marks and so forth mean. Anno a Christo nato Forshawwho shares his knowledge on Heinrich Khunrath or dr. In the true criminological style we know from Eco in The Name of the Rosehe amphitheatfum attempts to clear up the confusion: Be ye washed Ye shall be clean.

Curiosity and Wonder from the Renaissance to the Enlightenment. October 26, at The Work of the Sun.

Eco khunfath that each copy of the Hanau edition is probably unique. Today, the first webinar is online featuring dr. From the Amphitheatre of Eternal Wisdom: Surrounding the circular image of the cosmic rose is engraved text. Retrieved from ” https: