Michael Maier's Atalanta Fugiens: Sources of an Alchemical Book of Emblems

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Atalanta Fugiens was first published in 1617 in Oppenheim, and is Michael Maier's most important work. It is one of the finest alchemical emblem books, and unique in its own right. Maier was a devoted Rosicrucian, and readers will note this influence on the emblems. The Rosicrucians gave new stimulus to Christianity at this time, and the esoteric world from London to Prague was influenced by this scholarly group that included Robert Fludd, Sir William Paddy, and alchemist Francis Anthony among its members. In Atalanta ...

Michael Maier's Atalanta Fugiens: Sources of an Alchemical Book of Emblems 2002, Nicolas-Hays

ISBN-13: 9780892540600

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