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golden fleece and alchemy

by Faivre, Antoine

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Published by State University of New York Press in Albany .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Argonauts (Greek mythology),
  • Alchemy.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 119-122) and index.

    StatementAntoine Faivre.
    SeriesSUNY series in Western esoteric traditions
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBL820.A8 F3513 1993
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 140 p. :
    Number of Pages140
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1704536M
    ISBN 100791414094, 0791414108
    LC Control Number92005770

    The second task is to get some golden fleece from the rams of the sun, gather a small amount of it, and bring it to Aphrodite. So our young Psyche goes and looks at these animals ranging up and down the field, in this meadow, in that valley, all having a wonderful time. Welcome to Golden Fleece. Specialising in New Zealand made clothing & products. Located in historic Arrowtown, we ship throughout New Zealand and the rest of the world. We are retailers of soft and luxurious New Zealand made Merino Possum and pure Merino knitwear and .

    Jason returns with the Golden Fleece, shown on an Apulian red-figure calyx krater, ca. – BCE. In Greek mythology, the Golden Fleece (Greekk: χρυσόμαλλον δέρας chrysómallon déras; Georgian: ოქროს საწმისი, Oqros Satsmisi) is the fleece of the gold-hair winged ram, which was held in figures in the tale of the hero Jason and his band of. Evidence of an alchemical interpretation of Jason and the Golden Fleece can be found as early as the writings of John of Antioch (seventh century). The alchemical ties to this (and other) myths continued through to Renaissance alchemists, notably in the fifteenth century alchemical book Aureum vellus (Golden Fleece) attributed to Solomon Trismosin.

    The item The golden fleece and alchemy, Antoine Faivre., (electronic resource) represents a specific, individual, material embodiment of a distinct intellectual or . The flying ram with the Golden Fleece was the savior of Phrixus, and a sacrifice to Zeus himself. Its fleece was a coveted treasure that symbolized kingship and authority; it was like a magical book of alchemy and many more things, but to Jason it symbolized the fulfillment of his quest and all his dreams.


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