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The Jewish alchemists : a history and source book

Author: Raphael Patai
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, 1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : New edView all editions and formats
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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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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Raphael Patai
ISBN: 0691006423 9780691006420
OCLC Number: 643742117
Description: 617 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Responsibility: Raphael Patai.

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"Raphael Patai seeks to break what he sees as the code of silence surrounding the history of Jewish alchemy, and his book represents the findings of years of intense research in this little-known Read more...

 
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