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Monk, preacher, and mystic

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Title

Monk, preacher, and mystic

Subject

Christianity
Mysticism
Clergy
Communication
Decision making
Books
Occultism
Symbolism

Description

Artist unknown.
Paracelsus' 30th prophecy. Three religious men are seated and having a discussion. One of the men holds a book.
Title taken from English translation: Prophecies of Paracelsus (London : William Rider & Son, 1915).

Creator

Paracelsus, 1493-1541

Source

Prognosticatio eximii doctoris Theophrasti Paracelsi reveals the prophecies of Theophrastus von Hohenheim, known as Paracelsus. Paracelsus was a revolutionary chemical physician also known for his occultist philosophy. This edition contains 32 prophesies and accompanying illustrations and may have been printed in France between 1560 and 1580.

Publisher

Digitized by the Historical Medical Library of The College of Physicians of Philadelphia

Date

between 1560 and 1580

Identifier

1f_257.pl30a
1f_257.pl30b

Original Format

1 print : etching

Physical Dimensions

10 x 8 cm

Citation

Paracelsus, 1493-1541, “Monk, preacher, and mystic,” The College of Physicians of Philadelphia Digital Library, accessed January 17, 2021, https://www.cppdigitallibrary.org/items/show/2154.