Paracelsus

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Paracelsus (1493/4 – 24 September 1541), born Theophrastus von Hohenheim (full name Philippus Aureolus Theophrastus Bombastus von Hohenheim ), was a Swiss physician, alchemist, and astrologer of the German Renaissance.wikipedia
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Augustin Hirschvogel

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His motto Alterius non sit qui suus esse potest ("Let no man belong to another who can belong to himself") is inscribed on a 1538 portrait by Augustin Hirschvogel.
Hirschvogel is credited with the single authentic portrait of the Swiss physician Paracelsus, but this attribution is not certain.

Paracelsus (film)

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The German drama film Paracelsus was made in 1943, directed by Georg Wilhelm Pabst.
Paracelsus is a 1943 German drama film directed by Georg Wilhelm Pabst, based on the life of Paracelsus.

Robert Browning

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The first presentation of Paracelsus's life in the form of a historical novel was published in 1830 by Dioclès Fabre d'Olivet (1811–1848, son of Antoine Fabre d'Olivet), Robert Browning wrote a long poem based on the life of Paracelsus, entitled Paracelsus, published 1835.
The subject of the 16th century savant and alchemist was probably suggested to him by the Comte Amédée de Ripart-Monclar, to whom it was dedicated.

Adam Schröter

1525, Zittau - c. 1572, Kežmarok) – was a Silesian humanist, poet, and alchemist, known in particular for his Latin translations of Paracelsus.

Herb

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Paracelsus invented, or at least named a sort of liniment, opodeldoc, a mixture of soap in alcohol, to which camphor and sometimes a number of herbal essences, most notably wormwood, were added.
Famous herbalist of the Western tradition include Avicenna (Persian), Galen (Roman), Paracelsus (German Swiss), Culpepper (English) and the botanically inclined Eclectic physicians of 19th century/early 20th century America (John Milton Scudder, Harvey Wickes Felter, John Uri Lloyd).

Azoth

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The so-called "Rosicrucian portrait", published with Philosophiae magnae Paracelsi (Heirs of Arnold Birckmann, Cologne, 1567), is closely based on the 1540 portrait by Hirschvogel (but mirrored, so that now Paracelsus's left hand rests on the sword pommel), adding a variety of additional elements: the pommel of the sword is inscribed by Azoth, and next to the figure of Paracelsus, the Bombast von Hohenheim arms are shown (with an additional border of eight crosses patty).
In late-16th-century Paracelsianism, Paracelsus (d.

Erwin Guido Kolbenheyer

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Erwin Guido Kolbenheyer wrote a novel trilogy (Paracelsus-Trilogie), published during 1917–26.
Between 1917 and 1925 he produced his most celebrated works, a trilogy of novels about Paracelsus, and in these books Kolbenheyer explored many of the Völkisch movement concepts prevalent at the time by presenting his hero as the Nordic race archetype struggling against racial degeneracy and immorality.

Classical element

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Although he did accept the concept of the four elements as water, air, fire, and earth, he saw them merely as a foundation for other properties on which to build.
The three metallic principles—sulphur to flammability or combustion, mercury to volatility and stability, and salt to solidity—became the tria prima of the Swiss alchemist Paracelsus.

Liniment

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Paracelsus invented, or at least named a sort of liniment, opodeldoc, a mixture of soap in alcohol, to which camphor and sometimes a number of herbal essences, most notably wormwood, were added.

Humorism

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Hippocrates put forward the theory that illness was caused by an imbalance of the four humors: blood, phlegm, black bile and yellow bile.
Paracelsus further developed the idea that beneficial medical substances could be found in herbs, minerals and various alchemical combinations thereof.

Karl Widemann

Because of the work of Karl Widemann, who copied over 30 years the work of Paracelsus, many unpublished works survived.
Karl Widemann is known for copying and collecting over 30 years the works from Paracelsus.

Jane Bennett (political theorist)

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Public lectures she has given include "Impersonal Sympathy", a talk theorizing 'sympathy' in which she considered the alchemist-physician Paracelsus (1493-1541) and Walt Whitman's collection of poetry, Leaves of Grass.

William Leonard Pickard

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The Rose of Paracelsus: On Secrets and Sacraments, borrowing from Jorge Luis Borges, is also a novel by William Leonard Pickard.
He says it's the same spirit described in Thomas De Quincey and Jorge Louis Borges's short stories about Paracelsus, the 16th Century physician and alchemist of Basel who resurrected a rose from its ashes: "there could be no creation for lack of faith and the trust of gold".

Old Swiss Confederacy

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Paracelsus (1493/4 – 24 September 1541), born Theophrastus von Hohenheim (full name Philippus Aureolus Theophrastus Bombastus von Hohenheim ), was a Swiss physician, alchemist, and astrologer of the German Renaissance.

German Renaissance

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Paracelsus (1493/4 – 24 September 1541), born Theophrastus von Hohenheim (full name Philippus Aureolus Theophrastus Bombastus von Hohenheim ), was a Swiss physician, alchemist, and astrologer of the German Renaissance.

Medical Renaissance

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He was a pioneer in several aspects of the "medical revolution" of the Renaissance, emphasizing the value of observation in combination with received wisdom.

Etzel Pass

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Paracelsus was born in Egg, a village close to the Etzel Pass in Einsiedeln, Schwyz.

Canton of Schwyz

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Paracelsus was born in Egg, a village close to the Etzel Pass in Einsiedeln, Schwyz.

Sihl

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He was born in a house right next to a bridge across the Sihl river (known as Teufelsbrücke).

Duchy of Swabia

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1534) was a chemist and physician, an illegitimate descendant of the Swabian noble family Bombast von Hohenheim.

Gais

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It has been suggested that Paracelsus's descent from the Bombast of Hohenheim family was his own invention, and that his father was in fact called Höhener and was a native of Gais in Appenzell,

Appenzell

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It has been suggested that Paracelsus's descent from the Bombast of Hohenheim family was his own invention, and that his father was in fact called Höhener and was a native of Gais in Appenzell,

Commander (order)

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but it is plausible that Wilhelm was the illegitimate son of Georg Bombast von Hohenheim (1453–1499), commander of the Order of Saint John in Rohrdorf.

Knights Hospitaller

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but it is plausible that Wilhelm was the illegitimate son of Georg Bombast von Hohenheim (1453–1499), commander of the Order of Saint John in Rohrdorf.

Rohrdorf, Baden-Württemberg

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but it is plausible that Wilhelm was the illegitimate son of Georg Bombast von Hohenheim (1453–1499), commander of the Order of Saint John in Rohrdorf.