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The Jewish alchemists : a history and source book

Author: Raphael Patai
Publisher: Princeton, NJ : Princeton Univ. Press, 1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 3. printing, 1. paperback edtView all editions and formats

This text traces Jewish alchemy from antiquity to the 19th century. Drawing on a large range of previously unexplored sources, Patai reveals that Jews were major players in what was for centuries one  Read more...


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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Raphael Patai
ISBN: 0691032904 9780691032900 0691006423 9780691006420
OCLC Number: 1061206885
Description: XIV, 617 Seiten : Illustrationen
Responsibility: Raphael Patai.


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"Winner of the 1994 National Jewish Honor Book in Scholarship" "Raphael Patai seeks to break what he sees as the code of silence surrounding the history of Jewish alchemy, and his book represents the Read more...

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