Item Details

Call Number: MS Ferguson 219
Title: Arcana arcanorum arcanissima
Date of Creation: Between 1545 and 1546
Level of Description: Item
Part of MS Ferguson
Content: Philipus Theophrastus Paracelsus : Arcana arcanorum arcanissima... 1546. [In German]. Transcript, XVIIIth century.
f2 [Very finely executed drawing in ink. Portrait of Paracelsus, probably coped from a copperplate engraving.]
1. f3-11 Philippi Theophrastus Paracelsi, Arcana Arcanorum Arcanissima, quae Theophastus Junior manu propria elaboravit, et in suo Manuali posteritati reliquit, Anno Christi 1546. Hocce Manuscriptum in Monasterio Patrum Ordinis St Benedicti Erfurtensi, inter Cimelia asservatur rarissima.
f12 [Drawing in ink, portrait of Johann Arndt, probably copied from a copperplate engraving.]
2. f13 Des hatte keinen Cörper nicht, und war in Paradiesse....
der erden Doctor Johann Arndt.
3. f14-20r Diese handschrift hat dem hoch berümten Herrn, freyherrn Henrico Heldio von Winterstein,....Anthonius à Terra Ritter von Oriente A.C.R.C. London den 20 August 1606. [Solomon's Seal and Cross below name.]
f16r [Pen drawing (of Anthonius à Terra ?) in style of copperplate engraving.]
4. f20v-25 Abraham von Franckenberg eines Schlesischen Reitters, besonderer Process von dem Thau des Himmels.
[Notes from von Franckenberg by Antonius à Terra.]
5. f26-60 Schreibwürdiger und Nie vorhin geschener Probir Stein der Güldenen Nathur., welcher unterschiedliche geheime Chÿmische, Wunder zum bewehrlichstem hervorgebracht aus Serti Monte 1669.
Physical Description: 4to. 60 folios. 30.3x22.6 cm. Bds
Access: Normal conditions
Language: German
Material Type: Document
Accession Number: 353
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Repository Code: GB 0247

Names associated with this item:

author: Paracelsus 1493-1541
Theophrastus Bombastus von Hohenheim.
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