Amphitheatrum Sapientiae Aeternae (engl. Amphitheater of Eternal Wisdom) by Heinrich Khunrath, Hamburg (ISBN ). Google is proud to partner with libraries to digitize public domain materials and make them widely accessible. Public domain books belong to the public and we . Amphitheatrum sapientiae aeternae, solius verae, christianokabalisticum, diuinomagicum, nec non physicochymicum, tertriunum, catholicon.

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Khunrath was born in DresdenSaxonythe son of the merchant Sebastian Kunrat and his wife Anna in the year Views Read Edit View history. In many cases, individual plates are missing and their order in the text varies from one copy to the next:.

Guide of the Bibliotheca Philosophica Hermetica. Retrieved from ” https: I am looking forward to the next webinar! If you think this file should be featured on Wikimedia Commons as well, feel free to nominate it.

The hermaphrodite engraving pictured in the book Amphitheatrum sapientiae aeternae written by Heinrich Khunrath. The timestamp is only as accurate as the clock in the camera, and it may be completely wrong. From the Amphitheatre of Eternal Wisdom: This Arabic version, is the oldest extant copy and is probably based on a Greek original.

It contains a lot of interesting diagrams of hands in relation to palmistry, with explanations of what all the different hand shapes, lines, marks and so forth mean.

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Peter elaborates on the alchemical symbolism of 4 circular and 5 rectangular engravings integrated in the Amphitheatrum. The following other wikis use this file: Khunrath praised Dee in his later works. I am reviewing these again in preparation for your new series.

A most excellent telling and exploration of an important work on Alchemy. If the file has been modified from its original state, some details such as sapieniae timestamp may not fully reflect those of the original file.


Notify me of follow-up comments by email. The triangle near the top contains a tetractys of the Tetragrammaton Hebrew name of God. The Alexandrian origin of the Tabula is very likely as well and suggested by Hermes Trismegistus as also by the meaning of its name: He and his followers, including Oswald Croll, attempted to remove the deadly parts of the material but retain the useful bits in order to heal diseases that were commonly believed to be incurable, for example, leprosy.

Reason to use the other file: The Work of the Sun. If you have a different 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 User: Views View Edit History. This file has been superseded by File: Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will aeteernae be published.

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As for the past life experiences, I can only draw on knowledge from when I studied Eastern religions like Buddhism and Hinduism that believe in reincarnation. Information from sxpientiae description page there is shown below. The copies of the Hanau edition are by no means all bound the same.

Retrieved from ” https: In it, Khunrath showed himself to be an adept of spiritual alchemy and illustrated the many-staged and intricate path to spiritual perfection. Khunrath may have encountered some opposition to his alchemical work because most of his publications on alchemy were published widely after his death.

Follow, poet, follow right To the bottom of the night, With your unconstraining voice Still persuade us to rejoice; With the farming of a verse Make a vineyard of the curse, Sing of human unsuccess In a rapture of distress; In the deserts of the amphitheatfum Let the healing fountain start, In the prison of his days Teach the free amphitueatrum how to praise.


If you mean reincarnation, transmigration, metempsychosis, then, no, at least not to my knowledge. This work is in the public domain in its country of origin and other countries and areas where the copyright term is the author’s life plus years or less. Pretty gruesome at times, but fascinating.

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When he passed away, his friend Erasmus Wolfart amphitheatruum over and sent the work off to the printers, which was published in with a corresponding colophon. I think of Rilke on the battlement of Duino castle in a storm hearing the voice of an angel speaking the lines of his great poem, Duino Elegies which ends with the family of Laments who guide the souls of young soldiers killed in WWI into the next world.

Description Amphitheatrum sapientiae aeternae – The cosmic rose. The original can be viewed here: Levinus Brauns was the actual client and some rascal misused the Hanau copies by circulating them with the cover.

Jan Vredeman de Vries. Another of his works is all about the Signatures in nature and how the appearance of something plant, animal, etc reveals its inner nature sapintiae use, for example, in medicine. The following other wikis use this file: He was the younger brother of the Leipzig physician Conrad Khunrath.

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