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The devil's doctor : Paracelsus and the world of Renaissance magic and science, Philip Ball

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The devil's doctor : Paracelsus and the world of Renaissance magic and science
Title
The devil's doctor
Title remainder
Paracelsus and the world of Renaissance magic and science
Statement of responsibility
Philip Ball
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
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1962-
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Ball, Philip
Dewey number
  • 610/.92
  • B
Index
index present
LC call number
R147.P2
LC item number
B35 2006
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Paracelsus
  • Physicians
  • Alchemists
  • Science
  • Science and magic
Label
The devil's doctor : Paracelsus and the world of Renaissance magic and science, Philip Ball
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Black madonna: a country doctor -- The metal makers: learning the arts -- The universal scholar: a Renaissance education -- The staff and the snake: healing in the early renaissance -- Intellectual vagabonds: walking the pages of the book of nature -- A new religion: the trials of reformation -- Revolution under the sign of the shoe: sedition in Salzburg -- Transmutation at Ingolstadt: making gold -- Elixir and quintessence: a chemical medicine -- Bitter medicine: Paracelsus among the humanists -- The battle of Basle: how Paracelsus left town -- Against the grain: quicksilver and wood -- The alchemist inside: an hermetic biology -- Beyond wonders: the matrix of the world -- Star and ascendant: a science of prophesy -- Demons of the mind: invisible diseases -- The little man: animating the earth -- The white horse: death in Salzburg -- Work with fire: the chemical legacy of Paracelsus -- Philosopher's gold: the last of the chemical magicians
Edition
1st American ed.
Extent
1 online resource (pages cm.)
Form of item
online
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)893908169
Label
The devil's doctor : Paracelsus and the world of Renaissance magic and science, Philip Ball
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Black madonna: a country doctor -- The metal makers: learning the arts -- The universal scholar: a Renaissance education -- The staff and the snake: healing in the early renaissance -- Intellectual vagabonds: walking the pages of the book of nature -- A new religion: the trials of reformation -- Revolution under the sign of the shoe: sedition in Salzburg -- Transmutation at Ingolstadt: making gold -- Elixir and quintessence: a chemical medicine -- Bitter medicine: Paracelsus among the humanists -- The battle of Basle: how Paracelsus left town -- Against the grain: quicksilver and wood -- The alchemist inside: an hermetic biology -- Beyond wonders: the matrix of the world -- Star and ascendant: a science of prophesy -- Demons of the mind: invisible diseases -- The little man: animating the earth -- The white horse: death in Salzburg -- Work with fire: the chemical legacy of Paracelsus -- Philosopher's gold: the last of the chemical magicians
Edition
1st American ed.
Extent
1 online resource (pages cm.)
Form of item
online
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)893908169

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