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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The first part of the book is a discussion of general alchemical principles and advice about the philosopher’s stone. The male is on the left representing the left side of the brain and female on the right representing the right side of the brain. Whoever he was, Basil Valentine had considerable chemical knowledge. This comprises the River of Living Water — the Azoth — or fiery mercurial essence, that flows out from the throne of God and Lamb.

It is the name given by ancient alchemists to mercury, the animating spirit hidden in all matter that makes transmutation possible. You will notice the azoht salamander atop the soul indicating its fiery nature, whereas the bird is present above spirit as it resonates with the cooling presense of the moon. The spelling consists of the initial letter of the English, Greek and Hebrew alphabets followed by the final letters of the English alphabet Zthe Greek alphabet Omega and the Hebrew alphabet Tau.

Basil Valentine – Wikipedia

Sulfur, Mercury, and Salt, which, volatized and fixed alternately, compose the Azoth of the sages. This Latin translation by Michael Maier includes three works, the first of which is Basil Valentine’s. These were accompanied by woodcut engravings from later publications in the early seventeenth century. Hall explained this connection: I’d love to have some further. 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.


In his book Transcendental HasilEliphas Levi wrote: Its important to note that the process and steps listed here, although for their part scientific had a deeper meaning. Hall explained this connection: The second half of Ein kurtz summarischer Tractatunder the subtitle “The Twelve Keys”, contains twelve short chapters. As such everything was hidden and seemed, on the surface, to be very hasil.

Modern scholarship now valentlne that one author was Tholde, but others were involved. The zzoth of these elements to the great work are a subject all their own but the important thing is to note their presence. In the intermediate or mental world, it is intelligence and industry. One of the hints for the theoretical preparation of the Stone is Ignis et Azoth tibi sufficiunt “Fire and Azoth are sufficient”. He was a german Basiil, Salt extractor, Author and publisher.

The edition does not include illustrations.

In other projects Wikimedia Commons. Similar to another alchemical idealized substance, alkahestazoth was the aim, goal and vision of many alchemical works. Numerous publications on alchemy in Latin and German were published under the name Basil Valentine. Thus, the concept of valenyine Azoth is analogous to the light of nature or mind of God.

Principe has drawn on knowledge of chrysopoetic symbolism and vasil tested possible chemical processes and practices which may correspond to several of Basil Valentine’s twelve steps. So who was the man behind the works?

The feet are touching water and earth. Also the publisher of Basilius Valentinus. Whatever term you attach to it, this image gives hints of how to complete the process from begining to end. In other projects Wikimedia Commons. Alchemical documents Emblem books books in science.

Basil Valentine

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. When I did the write up it was intended for some friends who are somewhat new to azpth type of study so it is very general and basic. This article has multiple issues. Please check your browser settings or contact your system administrator. Azoth was considered to be a universal medication or universal solvent, and was sought for in alchemy [1].


The face azofh the center: The University of Chicago Press. They represent quintessense, the sought after 5th element, the secret which bound the other elements together. Schamayim, who is this fiery Androgynedivides. The University of Chicago Press. In the end this alternative line of thought was contrary to the beliefs of the church at the time and was considered herasy.

It contains two parts, the second of which houses the twelve keys. Retrieved from ” https: Some concider the name azoth to be significant in of itself. Resources in your library Resources in other libraries. That original spiritual fiery water comes through Eden “vapor” in Hebrew and pours itself into the four main rivers of the four Elements.

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? He studied at the University Erfut and Jena He married in the town of Frankenhausen another salt valentinf and was on the town council. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. It is said he kept the infallible bawil handy in a concealed compartment in the handle in case he needed it in an emergency or if he was injured in a fight.

The Magical Diaries of Aleister Crowley: Some of the early keys may encode descriptions of actual laboratory techniques and observed results.