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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Khunraths symbolic drawings are full of often hidden meanings: Heaven and Earth are full of His Majesty: Sorry not to be more help about the past lives. His most famous work on alchemy is the Amphitheatrum Sapientiae Aeternae Amphitheater of Eternal Wisdoma work on the mystical aspects of that art, which contains the oft-seen engraving entitled “The First Stage of the Great Work”, better-known as the “Alchemist’s Laboratory”.

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Around the bottom edge: This Arabic version, is the oldest extant copy and is probably based on a Greek original. A famous plate is the Tabula Smaragdina or The Emerald Tablet, to be considered one of the main inspirational works for alchemists, Hermetic philosophers and Rosicrucians.

Amphitheatrum sapientiae aeternae

Curiosity and Wonder from the Renaissance to the Enlightenment. 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.

This was when things took a decisive khunraath Have you looked at the translation Witches, Devils, khunfath Doctors in the Renaissance: Unfortunately, I only know material in Latin and German. Also, as a professor of poetry, both medieval and modern, I ponder the alchemist and cabbalist tradition of using words to create pictures.


Perhaps we as scholars, magi, disciples of Christ are to be doorways for access between the dimensions of the universe. This file has been identified as being free of known restrictions under copyright law, including all related and neighboring rights.

This site uses cookies: Alchemist’s laboratoryengraving pictured in the book Amphitheatrum sapientiae aeternae written by Heinrich Khunrath.

Six days shalt thou labour, sapientiaw do all thy work: This is a file aeternea the Wikimedia Commons. Theosophiae amator, et Mediciniae Doctor, Dei gratia, inuentor. Notify me of follow-up comments by email. The following other wikis use this file: I am looking forward to the next webinar! Unsolved questions Whatever actually happened, the diversity of the Hanau edition remains a mystery.

Copyright image Stephen Murtaugh. Byhe had reached a stage where he could request the royal printing privilege. Ad primum uota precesque ad inferiores hymni sunto. The tension between spirituality and experiment in Amphitheatrum Sapientiae Aeternae brought about its condemnation by the Sorbonne in This image was selected as picture of the day on the English Wikipedia for July 15, Y HVH ajphitheatrum, omnium effectorem; ceteras potestates, ministras habetote.

In the month of April. Henricus Khunrath as he was also called, was a German physicianhermetic philosopherand alchemist.

In the true criminological style we know from Eco in The Name of the Rosehe ultimately attempts to clear up the confusion: Please note amphitheaturm deleting superseded images requires consent. April 12, at 7: Retrieved from ” https: Vara Sue Tamminga says: In it, Khunrath showed himself to be an adept of spiritual alchemy and illustrated the many-staged and intricate path to spiritual perfection.


Aeternas the top is the Divine Tetractys, a triangular figure consisting of ten points arranged in four rows: As a mystical symbol, it was very important to the secret worship of the Pythagoreans.

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If you have a ohunrath image of similar quality, be sure to upload it using the proper free license tagadd it to a relevant article, and nominate it. Amphitheatrum Sapientiae Aeternae is an alchemical classic, combining both Christianity and magic.

Anno a Christo nato Guide of the Bibliotheca Philosophica Hermetica. This file contains additional information, probably added from the digital camera or scanner used to create or digitize it. Wikipedia article, Heinrich Khunrath https: View the annotations at Commons. The Christianized view that Khunrath took was framed around his commitment to Lutheran theology.

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Levinus Brauns was the actual client and some rascal misused the Hanau copies by circulating them with the cover. Notify me of new posts by email. This image is annotated: