Media in category “Azoth (Basil Valentine)”. The following 15 files are in this category, out of 15 total. Basile Valentin–Azothjpg. I’ve always been interested in this piece, I’ve compiled some of the info I’ve gathered on it through reflection and study over time and did a bit of. Basil Valentine, or Basilius Benedictus (possibly to ) In his work L’ Azoth des philosophes Valentine came up with Vitriolum as an akronym for the.

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Also included are the symbols of the metal equated with that stage. In this Edem vaporous essence or mist is the first or spiritual Xzoth, the incomprehensible and intangible dust out of which God formed Adam Kadmon, the spiritual body of man, which must become fully revealed through time.

The Azoth of the Philosopher, by Basil Valentine

The University of Chicago Press. In the intermediate or mental world, it is intelligence and industry. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. You will also notice the 5 stars near the cube.

Hello, you need to enable JavaScript to use Esoteric Online. It is the name given by alchemists to mercury.

Visita interiora terrae rectificando invenies occultum lapidem, the phrase written between the triangles roughly translates to: As the Universal Life Valnetine, the Azoth is believed to be not only the animating energy spiritus animatus of the body but is also the inspiration and enthusiasm that moves the mind. Please check your browser settings or contact your system administrator.


In this way permeation and totality of beginning and end was symbolised to bawil the supreme wholeness and thus the universal synthesis of opposites as a ‘cancellation’ i. The face in the center: This page was last edited on 1 Decemberat It is the name given by ancient alchemists to Mercury, the animating spirit hidden in all matter that makes transmutation possible. April Learn basul and when to remove this template message.

These were accompanied by woodcut engravings from later publications in the early seventeenth century. This symbolizes the duality of the great work and that there will always be balance, female and male in all things. Woodcuts appear in the edition.

Basil Valentine

I’d love to have some further. The first part of the pseudo-Paracelsian Archidoxis magica first printed in bears the vaentine Liber Azothcontaining various magic sigils and recipes against illnesses and injuries.

He showed that ammonia could be obtained by the action of alkali on sal-ammoniac ammonium chloridedescribed the production of hydrochloric acid by acidifying brine of common salt sodium chlorideand created oil of vitriol sulfuric acidamong other achievements. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. This article’s tone or style may not reflect the encyclopedic tone used on Wikipedia.


The keys are written in such a fashion as to conceal as well as to illuminate: In the superior or spiritual world, it is the First Matter of the Great Work, the source of the enthusiasm and activity of the alchemist. Hence the law, as above so below. Wikimedia Commons has media related to Azoth.

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Basil Valentine | History of Alchemy

Library resources about Basil Valentine. The Magical Diaries of Aleister Crowley: Chemist and historian Lawrence M. This page was last edited on 14 Augustat This comprises the River of Living Water—the Azoth—or fiery mercurial essence, that flows out from the throne of God and Lamb. Sulfur, Mercury, and Salt, which, volatized and fixed alternately, compose the Azoth of the sages. Azoth was believed to be the essential agent of transformation in alchemy. Of the features of the seven planets Experimenta chymica Practica Azoth Compendium veritatis philosophicum German Last will and testament So who was the man behind the works?

As the Universal Life Force, the Azoth is not only the animating energy spiritus animatus of the body but is also the inspiration and enthusiasm that moves the mind.