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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 strains. The poems are revealed within the chronological order in their composition, from Elizabethan to Augustan instances, yet 9 of them are verse translations of works from prior classes within the improvement of alchemy. each one has a textual and ancient advent and explanatory notice by way of the Editor. Renaissance alchemy is said as an immense point within the histories of early smooth technological know-how and medication. This e-book emphasises those poems’ expression of and shaping impression 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 reports and literary experiences in addition to technological know-how and historical past.
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D. , University of British Columbia, 1974), 233-47. 23Altogether, about 70 English alchemical poems (including verse translations) were written between 1500 and 1700; see Schuler, Bibliogmphy. Of the fourteen printed here two (VII, XIV) were undoubtedly intended for publication, while two others (II, III) were almost certainly meant for the press. xxxi Introduction art. Often reprinted, it was also translated into French prose and verse by 1550. 25 Vernacular poems exist in all the European languages, but France, where poets of some ability were attracted to the genre, will serve as an example.