By Alexander Roob
Este compendio plasma los angeles riquísima tradición artística de los angeles alquimia, desde las tallas medievales hasta las ilustraciones de William Blake.
A significant trip throughout the heritage of esoteric lore: the good paintings of the alchemists. The airtight Museum takes its readers on a mystical secret journey spanning an arc from the mediaeval cosmogram and pictures of Christian mysticism, during the interesting global of alchemy to the artwork of the Romantic period. The enigmatic hieroglyphs of cabbalists, Rosicrucians and freemasons are proven to be heavily associated with the early medical illustrations within the fields of medication, chemistry, optics and color theory.
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Thus in that fore-mentioned yeare, the Angel Gabriel came, being sent of God the Father to Nazareth, to poore (yet chast and modest) virgin, called Mary, (her name signifieth plainly in the Language of Nature, A Redemption out of the valley of misery: and though it be plaine, that wee are not borne of the High Schooles, with many Languages, yet wee have the Language of Nature in our Schoole of Wonders [or Miracles] fixed [stedfast or perfect,] which the Master of Art, in his Pontificalibus, will not beleeve) and he Greeted her through God, and brought the Eternall Command of the Father, out of his will, and said to her; Haile full of grace, the Lord is with thee thou blessed among women: And when shee looked upon him, shee was terrified at his saying, and [considered] in her thoughts what manner of salutation this was.
26 For she is the brightness of eternal light, and the unspotted mirror of God’s majesty, and the image of his goodness. 27 And being but one, she can do all things: and remaining in herself the same, she reneweth all things, and through nations conveyeth herself into holy souls, she maketh the friends of God and prophets. 28 For God loveth none but him that dwelleth with Wisdom. 29 For she is more beautiful than the sun, and above all the order of the stars: being compared with the light, she is found before it.
7 If thou know not thyself, O fairest among women, go forth, and follow after the steps of the flocks, and feed thy kids beside the tents of the shepherds. 8 To my company of horsemen, in Pharao’s chariots, have I likened thee, O my love. 9 Thy cheeks are beautiful as the turtledove’s, thy neck as jewels. 10 We will make thee chains of gold, inlaid with silver. 11 While the king was at his repose, my spikenard sent forth the odour thereof. 12 A bundle of myrrh is my beloved to me, he shall abide between my breasts.
Alquimia y Mistica: El Museo Hermetico by Alexander Roob