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Splendor Solis : Harley ms. 3469 / Trismosin, Salomon; Thomas Hofmeir ; Peter Kidd ; JörgVöllnagel.

By: Trismosin, Salomon
Contributor(s): Hofmeier, Thomas | Völlnagel, Jörg, 1967- | Kidd, Peter, 1964- | Godwin, Joscelyn [Translator]
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Barcelona, Spain : M. Moleiro, 2011Description: 186 pages ; color illustrations. 34 cmContent type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9788496400689Other title: Splendor solis oder Sonnenglanz : Studien zu einer alchemistischen BilderhandschriftSubject(s): Alchemy -- Early works to 1800 | Alchemy in art | Illumination of books and manuscripts | Illumination of books and manuscripts, German
Contents:
From the editor to the reader (Manuel Moleiro) -- Introduction (Jorg Vollnagel) -- The alchemy of the Splendor Solis (Thomas Hofmeier) -- The origins of the Splendor Solis (Jorg Vollnagel) -- The provenance of the Harley Splendor Solis (Peter Kidd) -- Commentaries on the twenty-two paintings (Jorg Vollnagel) -- Translation of the text (Joscelyn Godwin) -- Appendix -- Bibliography.
Summary: "This codex, dated 1582, is the most beautiful treatise on alchemy ever made. The secrets of kabbalah, astrology and alchemic symbolism are revealed on 22 folios bearing full-page illustrations." Taken from promotional booklet.
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Facsimile copy of the 1582 original in the British Library (Harley 3469) with added commentary.

Includes bibliographic references.

From the editor to the reader (Manuel Moleiro) -- Introduction (Jorg Vollnagel) -- The alchemy of the Splendor Solis (Thomas Hofmeier) -- The origins of the Splendor Solis (Jorg Vollnagel) -- The provenance of the Harley Splendor Solis (Peter Kidd) -- Commentaries on the twenty-two paintings (Jorg Vollnagel) -- Translation of the text (Joscelyn Godwin) -- Appendix -- Bibliography.

"This codex, dated 1582, is the most beautiful treatise on alchemy ever made. The secrets of kabbalah, astrology and alchemic symbolism are revealed on 22 folios bearing full-page illustrations." Taken from promotional booklet.

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