Alchemy discussion forum Home
 Search       Members   Calendar   Help   Home 
Search by username
Not logged in - Login | Register 
Alchemy discussion forum > Request for information > Help required > English translations of Flos Florum / Visio Mystica?

English translations of Flos Florum / Visio Mystica?
 Moderated by: alchemyd  
 New Topic   Reply   Print 
AuthorPost
Richard Ashrowan
Member
 

Joined: Wed Feb 15th, 2012
Location: Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Posts: 9
Status:  Offline
 Posted: Thu May 9th, 2013 11:14 am
 Quote  Reply 
Does anyone know of any extant english translations of the Visio Mystica/ Flos Florum (attr. to Arnald of Villanova / Johannes de Vasconia)?

I have Adam Mclean's excellent transcript of an english version of this text, taken from the Yale Ripley scroll (which I have also consulted directly). But there are a couple of sections where the text is missing or virtually illegible, especially at the very end, making the meaning somewhat unclear.

There was an interesting thread (in 1999) about this text here:
http://www.levity.com/alchemy/a-archive_aug99.html

I wonder if any new / online sources have appeared, in any language? Mention was made in the above thread of an italian version, but the link no longer works.

Many thanks,

Richard

Paul Ferguson
Member


Joined: Fri Feb 15th, 2008
Location:  
Posts: 1499
Status:  Offline
 Posted: Thu May 9th, 2013 11:31 am
 Quote  Reply 
Richard Ashrowan wrote:
Does anyone know of any extant english translations of the Visio Mystica/ Flos Florum (attr. to Arnald of Villanova / Johannes de Vasconia)?

I have Adam Mclean's excellent transcript of an english version of this text, taken from the Yale Ripley scroll (which I have also consulted directly). But there are a couple of sections where the text is missing or virtually illegible, especially at the very end, making the meaning somewhat unclear.

There was an interesting thread (in 1999) about this text here:
http://www.levity.com/alchemy/a-archive_aug99.html

I wonder if any new / online sources have appeared, in any language? Mention was made in the above thread of an italian version, but the link no longer works.

Many thanks,

Richard


Hi Richard,

Massimo Marra's transcription of Ms. VIII D 75 is here:

http://www.levity.com/alchemy/vasconia.html


 Current time is 01:05 pm




Powered by WowBB 1.7 - Copyright © 2003-2006 Aycan Gulez