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By Robert M. Schuler

ISBN-10: 0415752698

ISBN-13: 9780415752695

ISBN-10: 0824075994

ISBN-13: 9780824075996

Of curiosity to interdisciplinary historians in addition to these in a variety of different fields, this publication offers the 1st book of 14 poems starting from 12 to 3,000 traces. The poems are published within the chronological order in their composition, from Elizabethan to Augustan instances, yet 9 of them are verse translations of works from past sessions within the improvement of alchemy. every one has a textual and historic creation and explanatory be aware by way of the Editor. Renaissance alchemy is said as an immense aspect within the histories of early glossy technology and drugs. This publication emphasises those poems’ expression of and shaping impact on non secular, 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 reports in addition to technology and history.

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