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Astro*Dictionary by Michael Erlewine





1 article for "Alchemist"

Alchemist [DeVore]

The prototype of the modern chemist.

(a) An early school of scientists who sought a formula for the transformation of baser metals into gold – a quest laughed at for centuries but now realized through the modern atom-smasher.

(b) The Rosicrucians of the Middle Ages, supposed to possess powers of psychic perception, who sought the hidden spirit concealed in matter.

See also:
♦ Alchemy ♦ Adept


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