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Alchemy and other chemical achievements of the ancient orient

the civilization of Japan and China in early times as seen from the chemical point of view

by Masumi Chikashige

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Published by Rokakuho Uchida in Tokyo .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Chinese Bronzes,
  • Alchemy,
  • Chemistry,
  • Swords

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Dr. Masumi Chikashige
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviip., 1 leaf, 102 pages, 1l, color frontispiece illustrations plates ;
    Number of Pages102
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26409912M

    ALCHEMY AND OTHER CHEMICAL ACHIEVEMENTS OF THE ANCIENT ORIENT; The Civilizations of Japan and China in Early Times as Seen Chikashige, Masumi Tokyo: Rokakuho Uchida, vii, pages.   From Celts to African tribes, from the legendary inhabitants of Atlantis to the ancient Egyptians, from the witches of Europe to the Yin-Yang masters of China and Japan, from alchemists preoccupied with transforming common metal into pure gold to Voodoo priests, from necromancers to the Mayan and Aztec high priests; They all used magic rituals in their desire Author: Valdar.

    The Alchemy of Color and Chemical Change in Medieval Manuscripts by The J. Paul Getty Museum Some of the most vivid pigments in medieval manuscripts were manufactured through alchemy, an experimental practice that predates modern chemistry. Chinese alchemy is an ancient Chinese scientific and technological approach to alchemy, a part of the larger tradition of Taoist body-spirit cultivation developed from the traditional Chinese understanding of medicine and the body. According to original texts such as the Cantong qi, the body is understood as the focus of cosmological processes summarized in the five agents, or .

      The Ancient Egyptians were some of the first practitioners of alchemy, around BC, and much of the early chemical knowledge in Egypt was linked to embalming the dead and religious ritual. The Ancient Greek king Alexander the Great conquered Egypt and founded Alexandria in BC, which became the intellectual and cultural center of the. This book is a classic in the field of popular science. Standard reading since the s, it is one of the few historeis of chemistry to concentrate on the lives of the great chemists. Through these dramatic and human stories, it gives an authoritative and entertaining account of the great discoveries and advances in this scientific field/5(2).


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Alchemy and other chemical achievements of the ancient orient: the civilization of Japan and China in early times as seen from the chemical point of view Author. Chikashige, Masumi; Date.

Topic. Chemistry; Alchemy; Bronzes, Chinese; Swords; Genre. Electronic books; Notes. Alchemy and other chemical achievements of the ancient Orient. Tokyo, Rokakuho Uchida, (OCoLC) Online version: Chikashige, Masumi, Alchemy and other chemical achievements of the ancient Orient.

Tokyo, Rokakuho Uchida, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Masumi Chikashige. Alchemy and other chemical achievements of the ancient orient: the civilization of Japan and China in early times as seen from the chemical point of view by Chikashige, Masumi, n   Alchemy and Other Chemical Achievements of the Ancient Orient.

By Dr. Chiknshige. TheCivilization of Japan and China in Early Times as Seen from the Chemical Point of View.

vii + Tokyo: Rokakuho Uchida, Y 56(18), pp The Book of the Chemical Art, ascribed to Marsilius Ficinus, provides one of the most in depth accounts of alchemical philosophy ever created.

It is a philosophical treatise, as those of antiquity, listing its way through objections to alchemy, refuting its foes as well as superstitions prevalent at the time not accepted by the literate mystics /5(16).

Masumi Chikashige: Alchemy and other chemical achievements of the ancient Orient. The Civilization of Japan and China in Early Times as Seen from the Chemical Point of View (Tokyo: Uchida, ) Bibliographic reference: Jansen, p. ( ) Digitized: Internet Archive (digitizing sponsor and book contributor: Wellcome Library) No copy.

Modern books on alchemy The secret book. Edmonds 38 Ashmole, Elias. Theatrum chemicum Britannicum. Hildesheim 39 Ashmole, Elias.

Alchemy and other chemical achievements of the ancient orient. Tokyo Chkashige, Masumi. Oriental. ALCHEMY AND OTHER CHEMICAL ACHIEVEMENTS OF THE ANCIENT ORIENT; The Civilizations of Japan and China in Early Times as Seen from the Chemical Point of View Chikashige, Masumi.

Tokyo: Rokakuho Uchida, Alchemy - Alchemy - Modern alchemy: The possibility of chemical gold making was not conclusively disproved by scientific evidence until the 19th century. As rational a scientist as Sir Isaac Newton (–) had thought it worthwhile to experiment with it. The official attitude toward alchemy in the 16th to 18th century was ambivalent.

On the one hand, The Art posed a. Alchemy (from Arabic: al-kīmiyā) is an ancient branch of natural philosophy, a philosophical and protoscientific tradition practiced throughout Europe, Africa, and Asia, originating in Greco-Roman Egypt in the first few centuries CE. Alchemists attempted to purify, mature, and perfect certain materials.

Common aims were chrysopoeia, the transmutation of "base metals" (e.g., lead) into. () Alembics and Stills (3 rd century AD) Purification by evaporation and condensation. According to Egyptian mythology, Alchemy was founded by the goddess Alchemy seemed similar to cooking, it was once considered to be a feminine art, or women's work (opus mulierum).

This goes a long way toward explaining that one of the earliest alchemist on record is a woman. References about alchemy are to be found in the myths and legends of ancient China. From a book written by Edward Chalmers Werner, a late member of the Chinese Government’s Historiological Bureau in Peking comes this quotation from old Chinese records: “Chang Tao-Ling, the first Taoist pope, was born in A.D.

35 in the reign of the Emperor. Alchemy and other chemical achievements of the ancient orient. Tokyo, Clulee, N.H. John Dee's Natural Philosophy. London, Conger, George.

Theories of Macrocosms and Microcosms in the History of Philosophy. New York, Constantius Pisanus. The book of the secrets of alchemy. [Edited by B. Obrist.] Leiden, The Ancient Orient and millions of other books are available for Amazon Kindle.

Learn more. The Ancient Orient: An Introduction to the Study of the Ancient Near East n Edition. by Wolfram Von Soden (Author), Donald G. Schley (Translator) out of 5 Cited by: The Ancient Orient: An Introduction to the Study of the Ancient Near East (Book) Book Details. ISBN. Title. The Ancient Orient: An Introduction to the Study of the Ancient Near East.

Author. Von Soden, Wolfram & Schley, Donald G. Publisher. Eerdmans-Lightning Source. Publication Date. A rare book printed in London, in During Renaissance and Reformation, Alchemy was part of Medicine and Phylosophy, as the savvy were considered the few able to master in several subjects.

Buy this rarity. Alchemy and other chemical achievements of the ancient Orient: the civilization of Japan and China in early times as seen from the chemical point of view / by Dr.

Masumi Chikashige. Library. Most of us are familiar with parts of the history of alchemy; the stories of the Philosopher’s Stone and turning base metal into gold have diffused into mainstream films and books.

These tales evoke visions of grey bearded men at the royal court attempting to become rich, or Ancient Greek philosophers with theories about how the elements of earth, air, fire and water interact. Alchemy in China. Image source: An outline of an alchemy course at the University of Hawai’i defines the ancient practice: “Alchemy is a cosmic art by which parts of that cosmos—the mineral and animal parts—can be liberated from their temporal existence and attain states of perfection: gold in the case of minerals, and for humans, longevity, immortality, Author: Ancient-Origins.

When it comes to scientific achievements and developments in ancient China, alchemy would be placed in the first chapter of the history book of chemistry. According to the ancient Chinese Taoist concept of making dan (an energy cluster in a cultivator's body, collected from other dimensions) in the furnace, once dan is formed, it has the.

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By Dr. Iw. Chiknshige. TheCivilization of Japan and China in Early Times as Seen from the Chemical Point of View. Pp. vii + Tokyo: Rokakuho Uchida, Y Pages: ; First Published: 01 May Alchemy and Other Chemical Achievements of the Ancient Orient.

The Civilization of Japan and China in Early Times as Seen from the Chemical Point of View [ Cover title: Oriental Alchemy ].

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