Prima Classes July 26 – 29 2018 4 days

Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. Starts on Thursday at 10am July 26th, 2018, ends on Sunday at 6pm on July 29th. Ends much later on the other days.

Lab equipment is being provided provided to share in pairs to work on their projects.

The class is limited to fourteen people.

An examination of the abiding mystery surrounding Alchemy, including:

  • Myths, legends and traditions of Alchemy
  • Alchemy East and West
  • Longevity, Rejuvenation, and the Transmutation of Metals
  • Inner and Outer Alchemy
  • Alchemy and Astrology
  • Art and Symbol

For a full description of this three day workshop, please see below

5 in stock

$550.00

Product Description

Prima Part One (Herbal Works)

 

Theory

Brief History of Alchemy
Fundamentals of Alchemical Theory
Herbal Alchemy
Preparation of a Spagyric Extract

Practicum

Preparation of a Basic Spagyric Tincture

 

Prima Part Two (Water, Salt, and Animal Works)

 

Theory

Alchemy Theory II Inner and Outer Works
Alchemical Processes and Methods

Practicum

Isolation and Purification of Salts
Distillation Basics
Extraction Methods
Steam Distillation of Essential Oils

 

Prima Part Three (Mineral and Metal Alchemy)

 

Theory

Cohobation – Putting it all together
Essences and the Ens Tincture
Classical Methods of Plant Alchemy
The Vegetable Stone

Practicum

Cohobation Methods
Preparation of the Ens Tincture
High temperature distillation of plants

 

 

Prima Class Outline

INTRODUCTION Class 1 Prima Outline:

An examination of the abiding mystery surrounding Alchemy, including:

  • Myths, legends and traditions of Alchemy
  • Alchemy East and West
  • Longevity, Rejuvenation, and the Transmutation of Metals
  • Inner and Outer Alchemy
  • Alchemy and Astrology
  • Art and Symbol

HISTORY

  • A brief look at the development of Alchemy in the Western world.
  • Ancient times
  • Thoth/Hermes- The Emerald Tablet
  • Metallurgy/ Ceramics/ Medicine
  • Secret Sciences and Per Ankh
  • Ptolemaic Egypt
  • Great Library
  • Temple of the Muses
  • Aristotle’s elements
  • Roman Empire
  • Diocletian 291 CE
  • Theodosius 390 CE
  • Migration to “The Arabias”
  • Arabic Alchemy
  • Abu Musa Jabir ibn Hayaan – Geber
  • Ibn Sinna – Avicenna
  • Arabic Migration into Western Europe
  • Medieval Alchemy
  • Quest for gold– mystery and scandal
  • Nicholas Flamel/ Raymond Lull
  • Paracelsus– Iatrochemistry
  • Transition of Alchemy to chemistry
  • Boyle and Newton
  • Secret Societies
  • Radioactivity—transmutation in nature
  • Biological Transmutations
  • Quantum physics

 

CLASS $550

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