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A Dictionary of Western Alchemy
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 Posted: Sat Dec 3rd, 2011 02:00 am
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"According to Carl Jung, the bridge between ancient Gnosticism and modern culture can be found in alchemy, and that’s where [Jordan] Stratford’s latest book, A Dictionary of Western Alchemy, comes in. Published by Quest Books, the publishing house of the Theosophical Society in America, the dictionary has its roots in a long study of primary sources Stratford explored: medieval manuscripts written in Latin and pseudo-Latin with liberal sprinklings of Greek and Arabic terms, that even in translation offer a text in code. While conducting his research he started recording the meanings of words and symbols for his own use, and after 20 years discovered he had some 500 terms."

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