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 Posted: Fri Mar 19th, 2010 12:44 pm
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"Prophecy, Alchemy and the End of Time: John of Rupecissa in the Late Middle Ages" by Leah DeVun.

Columbia UP 2009.

ISBN 9780231145381

256 pages.

"Religious figures who preached the end-times were hardly rare in the late Middle Ages, but Rupecissa's teachings were unique. He claimed that knowledge of the world, and alchemy in particular, could act as a defence against the plagues and wars of the last days."


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