History of Alchemy Podcast

A look at the history of alchemy and it's influence on science.


Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 34m. Bisher sind 87 Folge(n) erschienen. Dieser Podcast erscheint alle 11 Tage

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History of Alchemy Podcast: Al-Ghazali

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History of Alchemy Podcast: Albertus Magnus

We look at the reputation Albertus Magnus had as an alchemist.  Where that reputation came from and who Albertus Magnus was and what he did. 


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History of Alchemy Podcast: Hermeticism

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History of Alchemy Podcast Introduction

Our introduction gives a quick rundown of the history of alchemy and what the show is about.


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