17th Century Alchemy

Researcher Training

Chair: John Christie

Georgiana Hedesan (Oxford), Quintessence and the Fire of Nature: The Alchemical Roots of the 'Universal Solvent' Alkahest

Judith Mawer (Goldmiths London), The theo-magical roots of Thomas Vaughan's alchemy, as expounded in his Magia Adamica or The Antiquitie of Magic (1650)

This session is preceded by 'Alchemical Melodies', a workshop on the musical dimensions of 17th century alchemy, organised by Fabrizio Bigotti (Exeter)

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Georgiana Hedesan

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