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Rabbi Abraham ELEAZAR The Book of Abraham the Jew
A Very Ancient Alchemical Work, Which was formerly written by the Author, partly in Latin and Arabian, partly in Chaldee and the Syriac Language and Written Afterwards by one who remains Anonymous Translated in our German Mother Tongue, and with all the necessary Copper Plates, igures, !essels, and "#ens belonging thereto, etc$ Written for the use and employment of the Lo#er of the %oble &ermetic Philosophy 'acob (ern, ran$ )*hart, +,,. Produced by /$A$M$S$ 0/estoration of Alchemical Manuscripts Society1, +234 from the (ritish Museum printed boo*, +44 pages, 3256 A +6 in German 78onum 8ei7 0Samullis (aruch1, 7Abraham the 'ew7 0in German1, 3, pages bound with 2556 A +6 9 .Bibliographical Notes by Adam McLean: ;raltes chymisches Werc*, welches ehedessen #on dem Autore Theils in Lateinischer und Arabischer, theils auch in Chald<ischer und Syrischer Sprache geschrieben, nachmals #on einem Anonymo in unsere deutsche Muttersprache =berset>et, nun aber nebst >ugeh?rigen @upfern, iguren, Gef<ssen, 8esen, einer *ur>en !orrede, n?thingen /egistern, wie auch beygef=gten Schl=ssel derer in selbigem #or*ommenden fremden W?rter, ingleichen einigen philosophischen /egeln #on dem Steine der Weisen >u %ut> und Gebrauch aller Liebhaber der edlen hermetischen Philosophie, in AA$ Theilen >um ?ffentlichen 8ruc* bef?rdert worden durch 'ulium Ger#asium Schwat>burgicum, P$M$ B A$P$)$ 3C )rfurt: Augustinus Crusius +,D6 Frontispiece engraving: +-E F 24 mm$ A &ebrew priest stands on a sGuare plinth and holds a flas* in his right hand inside of which a serpent sei>es its tail forming an ouroboros$ rom the nec* of the flas* three tulipHli*e flowers emerge$ "n the left is a high cliff with trees or plants growing on the summit$ At its foot are two ca#es$ An animal is entering one of these ca#es, while from the other a stream or ri#er emerges 0or enters1$ This stream passes beneath the figure of the priest and enters a ca#e or tunnel in a small mound on top of which are three #ines with grapes$ "n the right beside and behind the priestIs plinth is a circular tower surmounted with a globe and cross$ 9
Abraham Eleazar the e!, a Prince, Priest, and Le#ite, Astrologer and Philosopher, sprung from the root of Abraham, Asaac and 'acob, wish my brethren, who through the anger of the Great God, lie scatted her and there throughout the world and are caught in ser#itude, much success and happiness in the %ame of the soon coming Messiah and of the great Prophet )lias, who has already prepared all his brethren$ 8eni, Adonai, (ocitto, "chysche E5 , therefore wait in patience until the &ero comes$ Marantha howe#er, o#er all and sundry, not of the tribe of 'udah, who recei#e this boo* into their hands, that such must be destroyed and perish, as the company of @orah, 8athan, Abiram and perish or #anish in the ire$ (oo* AA, )sdras, Chapter +-, !erses D2H-, And A opened my mouth and saw there was reached to me a full basin, this was full as it were of water, its color howe#er li*e unto fire, and too* and dran*, and as A had dran* out of it, then was my heart troubled in the understanding and in my breast grew Wisdom, then my spirit was got with good remembrance, and my mouth was opened, and was henceforth not shut$ The &ighest ga#e also to the 6 men understanding and they wrote that which was said in the night, and what otherwise was abo#e their comprehension, and they did not *now$ 8uring the night they ate bread, A howe#er spo*e o#er the day and did not *eep silence also during the night$ There were howe#er during the -5 days written 45- boo*s, and it happened as the -5days were o#er, the Lord spa*e and said, the first boo*s which you ha#e written place openly that they be read by worthy and unworthy$ The last ,5 howe#er *eep, which thou for the wise of the people are entrusted with, for in these is the Wellspring of ;nderstanding and a Well of Wisdom and a /i#er of @nowledge and A did so$ 8ear (rethren: The %eed and anFiety has mounted high, and the burden to great, that they nearly almost all crushed us into the dar* gra#e, where all consolation ends, because we must complain day and night, that the Lord forsa*es us, and in his righteous anger banishes us from his Sanctuary, which waste, and the heathen were called in for abuse, and we be destroyed here and there with moc*ery and scorn, under pure pressure lie under ser#ants of the heathen and unbelie#ers, and must endure from such all troubles, so contri#ed$ As there is nobody, who would be >ealous for the law and the Sanctuary$ Therefore, dear brethren, ha#e A thought on you a little again to raise, and to gi#e again a consolation in your oppressionJ e#en to gi#e a pattern, and as yet again help you, and raise up, and when the &ero comes set at defiance your enemies, and the soon coming Messiah with Koy
triumphant be able to recei#e '&!& who will lead you out through his predecessor and messenger the )lias, then will all your enemies lie at the footstool of your feet$ Then shout thou forsa*en one, that those who oppressed thee, those will be destroyed with ire, those howe#er who did you good, will submit themsel#es to you at the time$ Guard yourself, howe#er, that you do not engage with such, for they must bear the load of the Lord$ Ma*e yourself howe#er liable for ser#ants and maidsJ separate them among you, in order that their seed cease and die out$ Les they will be your wood and water carriers according to the words of the Lord$ Therefore ha#e patience and suffer all oppressions$ A#oid howe#er also and shun all #ice$ &old to the one God of Abraham, Asaac and 'acob, and thin* how often that the Lord has freed you from your enemies, that, where you hold to him that finally your heartbrea* came to him, that he freed you from the disgrace of the slanderer, because they say in Psalm 26 #$ 4$ Where is their GodM Who does not recogni>e you$ &e will not otherwise be able than on his Co#enant to remember, according to his promise, and a deli#erance from Salem sendJ the Messiah will destroy and dri#e away, all the *ings of the heathens before us, and conGuer$ Then will we with him reign, when he will then gather us from all the four ends of the World$ &e will become our @ing and Messiah, be praised who comes there in the name of the Lord$ &osannah to the @ingN An order that you now in such oppression may ha#e a consolation, so ta*e yet the words of the great Prophet 'eremiah, to you in Cap$ 6, #$ + seg$ With groans in your hearts, when the same in his misery furnishes, Lord thin* on us and our disgraceN (ehold and loo* how it goes with usN "ur inheritance is lost, and to the strangers becomes a portionN "ur houses ha#e they robbed us of, our mothers ha#e become widows, and we forsa*en orphans, who without father, and when we drin* water and would ha#e wood, we must pay for it$ We are despised, and tired from care, yet is of the dri#ing and anFiety no end$ AhN "ur sins, which we commenced with our fathers press us$ "ur fathers are #anished, and we must yet bear their burden$ AhN The heathen press us about the nec*, we are obliged to ser#e Assyria and ha#e no salt to our bread$ AhN The hero bends not, when he in his anger grows furious, so spares he not to the Drd and -th generation$ (ut then will he cease, when he will see that ser#ants rule o#er us, he will rescue us from their hands, that we must not eat our bread with tears, as it were a theft$ AhN That the sword shall not eat up our enemies, for we are few, and must die of star#ation, and become as the dead$ "ur #irgins they ma*e ser#ants and deflower such before our eyes, our old men and princes are wretchedly by them murdered$ "ut young men are put to death under the burden$ The boys ha#e sun* under the burden of wood$ Also the place is no more eFisting, where our ancients sat, our harps ha#e disappeared$ "ur head stands unco#ered$ The crown has been stolen from us$ "ur eyes become dim, because our heart is full of care$ Ah pity us, that our enemies are so great$ The foFes run o#er the mountain of Oion, which by the heathen there must lie waste$ AhN LordN Who eternally remainest and whose Lordship is without end, thou will e#en now not Guite forget us$ or we ha#e become a derision to our enemies in all - ends of the world$ 8ost thou not hear our cryM Wilt thou not eternally forsa*e usM Lord bring us again to thee and to our brethren, in our home, in order that our days be renewed with the age$ AhN Thou art too angry with usN /emember us yet, and gi#e us compassion$ We must bear disgrace which our fathers did wrong and deser#ed, and made themsel#es guilty, wittingly and unwittingly, from one tribe to another, thy anger is e#en so terrible that it will not cease$ AhN Thin* yet on us again, and unite us with our brethren, who through thy hand are led out and rescued from Assyria$ %ow Lord remember, that we are thy property$ Thou wilt hear us in order that from the enemies, to whom we are deli#ered, the haughtiness will be ta*en, who calumniate Thy %ame and say: Lour God has forsa*en you, we will badly trouble and plague you and are regarded as dogs among them$ ulfill the prediction of the Prophet Oephaniah C$D !$ +4 seg$ Which he calls in thy name$ A will let thee remain a poor and downtrodden people because thy Lord thee will call$ Then the wic*ed will cease with the remnant in Asrael$ Lour mouth will no more be false and
treacherous, without fear will thee find /est and delight, then will Asrael reKoice and the daughter of Oion reKoice, that their Sa#ior and /escuer has come, who releases them from their enemies$ Then the chastiser will cease$ The Messiah as thy @ing will then be with thee$ ear thee not Oion and let the hands not be tired, till you are again gathered in 'erusalem, for God thy Lord is with thee as a strong Sa#ior, he will again be friendly to thee and reKoice o#er thee, because thy misdeeds he has forgi#en and thy sins sealed up$ Then will the Lord collect all the rest, as a cluc*ing hen her chic*ens and one will hear the sound of the sac*, but in all ends of the world$ Then will thy tormenters desist form their laws, and thy disgrace will be terminated, for A will end it with the tas*Hmasters and release thee from the tormenters, and will all the lame collect from the eFiles in all lands$ A will ma*e you before the enemies eyes be praised and honoured among all the people on earth$ With power will A lead thee, says the Lord$ The Prophets Malachai and )lias will A send to you at that time, and will gather you, ere the great day of the Lord comes for Kudgment o#er all heathens$ Then will the children see* the heart of the father, and A will turn the heart of the father again to them, before the time comes, that the earth with the eFcommunication is smitten$ Time is soon at an end$ 8ear (rethren suffer it, for it will not be long, the deli#erance is near$ An order that A ma*e the beginning, therefore a consolation to you A ha#e made possible, so ha#e A here written down the secrets of our athers in order that the tribute you ga#e to the /omish )mperor, and you also under the bond of ser#itude can help the poor prisoners be released for the praise of the &oly God$ Therefore will A teach thee the preparation of the Metals in Asophol and 8iana, thereby with certain words and figures, of such a pattern, in order that with your hands you may lay hold of it, and how you shall prepare the ire of the Lord, which was so lost, when the time comes to trouble your enemies therewith, that for your protection ha#e it at hand, further will A show you the place where our fathers walled up and buried the secrets as 'erusalem was laid to waste by the emperor Titus !espasianus, in order that you may tell your children, and also can show, for no heathen will find the place, but only the brethren$ The mar*s stand to this hour, that e#en a blind man among you will be able to find it, but only when the great Prophet )lias will be present$ or if you ha#e li*ewise all mar*s you will get it not till this time comes$ Some, it is true ha#e already gone out of their wits, and ha#e sought and found the place, but at opening of the same has fire sprung out, that they ha#e partly perished$ Therefore guard yourself, that this (oo* come not into your enemies hands, that the anger of the great God be ne#er more raised o#er you$
. Note by Adam McLean : )ngra#ing +-4 F 2- mm$ %o$ +$ An front of a tree bare of lea#es, two serpent dragons sei>e each otherIs tail and form an ouroboros$ The upper sna*e is winged and wears a crown$ "n the left foreground a tulipHli*e flower is growing$ 9
there is a #ault 655 spans deep through a narrow entrance. who will help theeM 8ear brethren.. then again leaf li*e stone$ This is yet till this notice concealed. drawn and would disco#er from my fathers: Lo when you come to the Place and find the entrance into the same towards the )ast on the right side. there you will find all secrets. so would they ha#e found the concealed.mm$ %o$ 4$ A serpent is crucified on a cross$ An the left foreground a tulipHli*e flower is wilting. therefore are we troubled to say. that God the All &ighest has promised a blessing. it flower bending to the ground$ Ammediately behind this a tree stump sprouts new lea#es$ 9 Number 1 Thou lettest the &eathen say. if the God of Abraham and Asaac had not held his hand o#er it$ An order that you *now of the igure and eFact direction learn that which you in the see*ing would find. but he has bloody !engeance on our enemies. there you will find a stone. it lies 455 spans deep. should the entrance ha#e collapsed you must search further again. as Titus !espasianus the Tyrant. who ma*e a Murderhole out of the SanctuaryJ that we also must be eFpelled from our inheritance$ (ut the great 'eho#ah will not eternally retain anger. as A recei#ed them. so clear a way. be found$ Therefore dear brethren sign and groan with desire after suchJ for at that time your enemies e#erywhere will be eFtirpated$ There ha#e been some brethren who recei#ed news of this secret from their fathers$ These ha#e #entured. but will gather us shortly to recei#e our inheritance again$ An order that you *now when the time comes to be informed where our Priests and the principal secrets of the time ha#e concealed away. and will gi#e it to you. you will then get the sword in your hands. what these before written figures show to you$ Lou should *now. which two *nee Koints deep lies mar*ed also J lift this up. so mar*. and will at the time when )lias with the Messiah comes. so mar*$ There will such be found at the entrance into the &oly of &olies towards the )ast. they found it not. Note by Adam McLean : )ngra#ing +-+ F 2. for we ha#e become for a scorn among the &eathen. where is your God. so ha#e A. two *nee Koints deep )arth thereon. certainly. that you may fight your enemies$ An order that you also ha#e a consolation. till you come to that place. that you can come and help to loosen the poor imprisoned (rethren out of their bondage. but the Lord hears us not. and ha#e there gone in order to help their brethren$ This was a good intention onlyJ because such were not from the race of 'udah and also the mar*s they did not understand. who de#astated and burned the &oly City and the Sanctuary. &ad they understood the mar*s. and is co#ered with broad hewn thin leaf li*e stone. for they began without instruction of the same to wor*. that you should enKoy the marrow of the land and drin* the dew of &ea#en$ . which our fathers possessed and from us you shall reGuire$ Then at this time will your enemies begin to badly plague youJ but be comforted. till the time comes.
e#erywhere to be foundJ it is earthly and also hea#enly. when the Sol rises. should howe#er rain come. in order that they be free from all roots. get so much and with another which is without wings. so ha#e we also of thecoag$lirten Air . or also on the earth it also ma*es one and the same an acid LiGuorem.or our ather says: "ater e#$s est sol% Mater L$na& Vent$s portavit ill$m in ventre s$o mari 'al nitre nostr$m in mari m$ndivers$m 'ans s$blimate aeris& invisibilem& congelat$m% (oel$m& nostr$m a)$a im man$s non Mande*acieientem% or the Spirit of the Lord is unfathomable. the holes with other earth fill again full. and come in centro terra together. as the arcanus is called and is the first metal$ This mar*. and the Marc> is thoroughly seasoned. *now to hear. let such on the Mat lie spread out in order that the stars can therein wor*$ This Marc> set +.hundred weight$ That they howe#er be not stoney. in order that the mat or meadow ground get no damage.a)$a per *orma interram inspissata congeal. it means the winged serpent and penetrates Man and all Creatures which are created on the )arth$ The winged Serpent points out to the 'pirit$s M$ndi +niversalem. and in its nature changes. that all begins to grow green and becomes a beautiful meadow. and place the turf again thereon. pretty drops steamsJ #ery easily. and the open air is full of lo#ely odours is swelling. and ma*e a salt essence thereof. and penetrates all things under the hea#ens$ This is our Materia. which both afterwardsJ vene*icio caloris into an eFcellent Medicine can be ele#ated$ That because their dependence is upon the 'emina et *orma essentialis omni$m rer$m a coelo stellato$ "n whose account also in the metal a radi$s astror$m tang$a parte *ormali in the earth will be generated.epariren$ This is the SpiritJ thus out of the 8ew is drawn out. the earth ta*e out. which as the first is well to be obser#ed$ Ta*e therefore. it ho#ers in the Air. so is such to be found under the !egetable /oots$ This possesses the 'pirit +niversalen and is neither animal. and such imbibe with dew as follows$ When the time comes. in order that you can unite the lower with the upper$ %ow hereto must you ha#e a clean #irgin Marc>. for the radii of the stars particularly Sol and Luna shine upon the Worlds continually and penetrate mediante aere et aGua within the same. the Generation of all Meals e-aminiret. and is Asophol$ With this Arcanum in a form of Salt out of the mine. full of flowers. and brings it to naught. so let the Marc> be carried away in wooden #essels. for &ermes says: "ater e#$s 'ol& Mater L$na$ Will you now dear brethren with this fatness of the earth enKoy and drin* of the dew of the hea#enJ and with the winged serpent which mo#es in the earth. so ha#e our old fathers said. but in the filtering inspisseren of the water. when the hea#en is pure and clear. which in itself anew a hea#y flowing Substance contrahirrt. and well co#ered$ After this ta*e a great cas*. and of yourself with your feet treat on. which form they names e. then it the right )arth. for it will through the constant heat be dri#en away. which the metal anew into his beginning transmits. ma*e 4 or D round holes *nee deepJ the grass and turf with the flowers place on the side. says 8aniel and is also boiled out. so it itself draws the "rote$m +niversi and becomes thereby a Chaos of the wise Artificers$ 8ear brethren mar* the great secret that at all times the Perfect destroys the unseasonable. what lies before your feet. which is occasioned by the stars. 4.days and nights are o#er. nor !egetable$ At is a Magnet. which out of the #ineyard is #ery precious theretoJ also when you ta*e them out of the hole they must be ta*en *nee deep. and with which our Salt is prepared$ The undermost serpent howe#er denotes our Materiam. and . so ha#e you the #irgin Marc>$ The red and yellow Marc>$ The red and yellow Marc> particularly. co#er such with thin wood strips or straw$ When the +. Mineral. from thence they ha#e a repercussionem aeGualem through the whole )arth and bac*.days and nights lie in clear and bright weather. Virginea et Adamica$ That one howe#er may *now what it is.
or /ainHwater. when now at last all is seethed down.ni#ersal may yet more freGuently insinuate itself therein for scarce . miF among that of its own Marc>. till it all falls down$ Pour again a fresh warm Water thereon. wherefrom the Salt has been liFi#iated. place the #essel in the Sun and when it is dry. again imbibe. ta*en from a thunder shower is #ery good. with this. set it down again and let it crystalli>e till all is crystalli>edJ then continue$ "n this Salt pour clean dew. and another great #essel attach thereto. and the third part is yet in the *ettle. so pour in another clean *ettle.ma*e in such of straw and wood a grateJ and lay such below in the cas*. till on the third part. fill such a !essel$ Figure 2 ill this half full. then ma*e balls thereof. in which you before put 4 measures of distilled dew Spirit is poured. and distill through Algir ire her$o termon.wee*s. after 4. and so continue. then ma*e below on the cas* a hole and fit a bung therein$ And through it let the Water tric*le down. again.so standing. till it be Guite full. miF it with the Salt amongst each other and imbibe it with dew or /ain water. and lay on such three parts and seethe downJ pour the *ettle. which in the Sea of the World ho#ers and is concealed. a Spiritum and Salt #olatile. rub it small.hours let it again run off$ An the same manner proceed also with the remaining Marc>J and then pour such clean Water into a copper *ettle. lay this in an o#en. without which nothing can be engendered and born. so of good material burnt. lute this well. thereof you ha#e the flying spiritJ thus continue with fresh Materia. seethe it down again. which before heat thoroughly. lea#e it 4. set it into cold sand some days so will a Salt crystalli>e$ This ta*e thereout and preser#e well in a clean #essel. the remaining lea#e again to boil down to the half. till it is pure and crystalli>ed and prepared. in order that the Spiritus Aeris . in order that it will dissol#e$ Then filter it and coagulate it so often. and also ha#e you the fruit bringing Salt and the prima Materialis +niversal Marcz prepared and primam materiam of the old Wine$ Figure 1 Ta*e of this Salt D4 she*els hea#y put it in a clean #essel of Acures. and thereon a Guantity of Marc>J pour thereon dew. so ha#e you the right Salt Marc>. humor. till you ha#e from such a salt dri#en all the #olatile Spirit$ %ow you must ta*e this !olatile Spirit and put it in such a !essel as is here represented 0 igure D1$ . Algir. and thus continue +5 or +4 times.
and distill carefully all the Phlegm o#er. in order that the Pondus of %ature may fully remain$ Ta*e the fiFed Salt. and distill the Spirit o#er. times. !$ 43. till it has become pure and transparent. afterwards ta*e it outJ when it is cold and place the !essel in an Alembic with sand filled up. and put it in a long glass #essel of Acures 0 igure -1$ Figure 4 Pour the Spiritus and your !olatile Salt thereon and shut the #essel well in order that nothing thereof may fly. 42J and the life of all things which are created$ This liGuor is sweeter than sugar$ An order that you my dear brethren may also further *now what you should do with this blessed .$int$$m Essentiam and the blessing. which God the Lord laid in the Marc>J which is of the dew of hea#en and of the fatness of the earth$ Gen$ 4. for his wings fail him yet. at the . sit it in a mild warmth. or lift it a part$ Gi#e finally strong ire so will fly the flying Serpent. ta*e this and let it once again rise. and pour distilled dew or /ain water thereon. so will the flying dissol#e the fiFed. and KoinJ the flying serpent will eat the fiFed one. and preser#e it well$ Then ta*e all the matter remaining behind in the #essel. . with Water (alnum Maria. therefore. till it is as pure as the tears from the )ye. it may rise. and will out of both become a fiery creeping dragonJ &ere you ha#e the .th time it gi#e it its Salt !olatile in order that with it. this repeat.Figure 3 This is prepared from Acures. place the #essel in a @ettle. and place such a head thereon with a long no>>le. you must distill per se. whereof the Spirit is dri#en. and mount up in white flowers. that you lose sight of nothing in the wor*. and eFtract a Salt thereofJ This purify so often till it becomes as beautiful and clean and transparent as a diamondJ so ha#e you the Serpent without Wings$ Ta*e care howe#er. rub it small. and bruise small.
li*e a carbuncle. for . which through the liGuor. and a grey )arth will precipitate to the bottom therefrom$ Then separate your clear solution in such a #essel that three parts of the same remain empty. pierces it through. li*e to a peacoc*s tail. when it is at its highestJ so will appear the wonder of %ature. in the %ame of God in the secret "#en 0 igure E1$ Figure 6 And gi#e it a soft ire Algir. which the ancients ha#e called the Crows headJ then place it into the Ashes and gi#e strong Algir. yet li*e a yol* of an egg will again separate itself$ This is now the right Puintessence of which a little piece thrown on Saturn. it strengthens. so to say. before you alloy with Asophel. because the strength of the body. that this . when it has stood in this Grade for -5 or 65 days. it is a strong medicine for all infirmities of the body. that when you dissol#e Sol with this hea#enly liGuor.ni#ersal LiGuor. and become blac*. howe#er. as the first effect to the metallic Tincture is in two waysJ first with Mercury !i#e purified. and remo#es man*ind from all need$ Lou shall. ma*e it into thin lea#es. and as your needs reGuire. and ma*es it Sol. wit all its colours. which should be a ($M$. and appears after -5 days to the white. so that the ire is so strong as the Sun. and place it. for it is pure Tincture$ 8ear brethren you shall also *now. so will the red Lion appear and come to pass. the Moon light. #apouring heat for -5 days and nights. also becomes a Water. mar* this$ Ta*e of "phiris Sol + she*el hea#y. you ma*e man*ind wise. must be made metallic and effecti#e. then strengthen the Algir. and enters 8iana in her snow white glittering smoc*$ Gi#e it yet -5 days and nights in the -th grade of ire$ &ere must your #essel be concealed in the ashes. yet that it does not *indle. therein place your LiGuor. dear brethren. so will the Sol dissol#e mildly to a high yellow liGuor. put it into such a little glass and pour she*els hea#y of this noble liGuor thereon 0 igure 61 Figure 5 Place the little glass in mild warmth.liGuor. *now of all things. till all has gone to Putrefaction.
when you ha#e a right fat Marc>. and so you get a Gold Sublimate. and this concentrated Spiritus Mundi. and dissol#e it anew.she*els hea#y to it. and then again coagulate it again. which you shall also reGuire. and distill all phlegma carefully o#er$ There will howe#er be #ery little. flows li*e WaF without diminuation$ When you now ha#e it so far. and place it in ($M$. and to dissol#e. and so place the faeces themsel#es. and sublimate up again. into a clean glass. let D4 she*els hea#y of the pure Copper Metal. repeat this oftimes. whereof one distills. and put in the solution of the /hystone. so ha#e you the great Secret thereby to accomplish a li#ing$ Let must you remember this necessary manipulation. when flowing thin. ha#e it and Celu#ialatel. till that only the Salt is fiFed and in the ire. and put it in such a #essel. rub it amongst each other. and so you get at once so much of this !olatile Spirit$ . as A already before taught. that you miF therewith so much of its own thoroughly heated and liFi#iated )arth. put it in a strong stone #essel. Guite open and porous$ This )arth sweeten se#eral times with clean water. and this is the right *ey when eFplained. add the fat sublimate . dissol#e it yet again. so eFpert that in it a Salt can crystalli>e. in order that before you accomplish this secret wor* and also ha#e food and nourishmentJ so will A teach you some small primiti#e wor* which in all places you can do$ Ta*e melted Almusater Alatren. so let it safely e#aporate to a thic* liGuor$ This liGuor is far better than the crystals$ With such you can go to wor*. and repeat for the third time. and gi#e it Algir ire. in a strong )arthen !essel prepare. and *eep in such heat till it again coagulates. and pour Water thereon. that nothing can come inJ place the #essel in the furnace. poured on the Albaon. and for so long till only the Salt itself changes into an "ily.she*els hea#y. and then distill o#er. and this repeat.ni#ersal Mercury. when all is dissol#ed. and put it in an Alingel. then place the glass again in fresh horseHdung to putrefy. so the Water Ga>a goes mostly o#er. *eep it well preser#ed$ Ta*e "phiris Sol and dissol#e it in a Water Ga>a. and on account of the great fatness and fat #iscosity of this Salt$ When you see this. when the same is separated from all roc*. and when it is all dissol#ed. for it transmutes all *nown metals into Sol$ When you also ha#e the abo#e . as the Author teaches$ The other manipulation howe#er proceeds thus far$ Ta*e the Mineram 'at$rni. of such a powder ta*e +Q4 she*el hea#y. so in the end such is green$ or there lies in such the life of all metals and minerals as the right *ey. till it flows together to a red stone or powder$ 8ear brethren with this can you also do wonders. let it flow one hour. as a not solid )arth. gi#e at the last a strong ire.it has been in the beginning nothing other than a Salt Water. seal it up. so will it again dissol#e. and pour more liGuor on. place the same with the Salt in a ($M$ or in &orseHdung. then pour it out. than a clear #olatile seed of the Sol and LunaJ beat it small. and with dew or Water Grandi eFtrahiret so now you boil such down. and dry it. and ma*e it right dry. so will the Sol draw it to itself$ 8istill the Water again therefrom till it turns to a powderJ place this in a closed glass in the ire. pour the liGuor therein so will this blessed Minera dissol#e in it$ The clear solution pour off. and distill the Water again therefrom. rub it in a glass of Acures together. place it in a cool place and so will wonderful crystals shoot forthJ so can this wonderful salt in a different manner be brought to a Tincture$ There is yet a way to obtain this secret. which is nothing other. let this flow in a strong ire. and from the abo#e liGuor or Lapide Al*ahest . and so the Phyton will fly and lea#e the Sol. as has been taught. unctuous LiGuor and separates from all uncleanness$ Pour the clear from all aecibus. can in all things be used in eFaltations virt$tia Eli-iris de prolongand$m vitam$ or &ea#en and )arth are preser#ed through this$ This is the right green Ala>agi. pour the clear solutions together in an Acures. then distill all of it o#er in a glass #essel. the ($M$ howe#er must be constant. which you ha#e prepared out of the !olatile sna*e and the fiFed. for as we proceed. with which one can do wonders. namely thus: Ta*e the purified Salt before the Spiritus is dri#en off. and will show afterwards in the proper place$ 8ear brethren.
as the strength from ire and Air of imperceptible form. and holds in itself a fat fruitfulness$ This will now be dri#en out and separated. separate with small troubleJ therefore is it full of Spirit. and they again from their merited plaGue might reco#er$ Therefore *now. as our athers in the Wilderness sinned against the Lord through Adolatry. that we draw out from this secret Materia the Spirit Phytonis and Pirthre Sol. yes to an Aldibid$ That howe#er you *now and become acGuainted with the materiamJ so is such our old Albaon . that as a clear Water and appears to the eye as a tear. that such would be seen by all the people. which can be liFi#iated and goes in the wor* as said before$ Guard yourself howe#er that these Secrets come not into your enemies hands$ Conceal it from them as you only can. as the Sulphureous Water. i$e$. Abraham )lea>ar continue to teach you 8ear (rethren. when you can fasten with a Golden %ail. the Serpent Python on his Cross. that the Lord and &oly Adonai has made an end to your ignominy$ Plate I Number 2 A. till the time of deli#erance comes$ Then reKoice the forsa*en daughters. Spiritus Mercurii$ This loosens the common Phyton and ma*es it also a Water. Moses made for them a bra>en Serpent and stuc* it to a Cross. so will you want nothing in Wisdom$ Therefore is %ature most hidden and this is the whole secret in the Art.The fiFed salt remains behind.
and such is of three different sorts$ The first is in all its parts. will be thrown away on the hills. heightens the bath. in beautiful crystals. a right Saturn. so can you in eligenda massa not miss. to get its sweat$ An the wet way it is more sure. place these so that the Luna can shine thereon. it is right to say a #olatile ore while it stands as pure Tincture or Seed. and also it is with the other two preceeding particularly. a li#ing water which burns notJ place "phiris Sol in the sol#ent and putrefy in order that it becomes blac*. as it also changes the nature of Sol and all Metals. dear brethren it is not the common Phyton. which the era of the heat of the (ody is. because they often throw such away. that is. is already of the Spiritus Mundi . and no rain come thereto. after you ha#e cleansed all roc* from it. but our Spirit Phytonis. is often found in yellow gra#el or sand. and has a right to say. and so is produced the "ld "ne in Guite another figure. so howe#er #olatile. but the first is not so poisonous$ When howe#er this "ld "ne is placed in his bath. till to a little. for A will re#eal here a greater secret to you. it beta*es itself into it$ Thou shalt also *now that this old one is of a saline property. but. for out Spirit Phytonis transmutes the common into its nature. therefore such is dissol#ed only into a bad liGuor. such as comes from the &illsJ +5 or +4 titJ ma*e such an "ld "ne into a fine powder. although with the common Phyton. yet has in itself the Spiritus Mundi buried. for when this old one is put into a bath. for the D sorts. so there in the mountains is found. and also such a material is found in the pits. our Spirit Phytonis is infinitum multuplicirrt. while all of the ire is ta*en away. therefore such blows without intermission$ The first and other Materia is not so #olatile. white and red$ With this you can #anGuish the World$ Therefore dear brethren ta*e heed to my teaching. with its poisonous breath to *ill$ Therefore one must be #ery careful when wor*ing with this. in this mineral essence. which is a pure Python. the Spring of the Ancients. ne#ertheless form a Minerali inbutus$ This now is the Materia.ni#ersi made #olatile. but no sun dare shine thereon. ta*e the same. for without the 8ragon Phyton can nothing be done in this Art$ Therefore direct all your thoughts to the Phyton$ %am est un Phytone GuicGuid Gueerunt. and this material by many. the clear solution is poured off. for it is the Primum )ns Metallorum. so will his body be di#ided and then appears its inward Salt (alsam. this is through a penetrating poisonous Salt. such is put in a cold place. but not yet to a Metal or Mineral. Sapientes$ or nothing in the world has such a power to destroy Metals$ As the Phyton alone. which the wise choose: Materia non p$tative& sed vera e E-perimentis comprebata& material 'altem$nica& et res& e. till #ery little$ When such is melted it gi#es a little spar*s$ This is best$ The other appears yellow and also with little blac* spar*s. which. and also often *ills the men. so from @ay and Salt is the sapient crude amalgam prepared. and the dew may fall therein. and with two ways show you how to obtain the great Puintessence$ Ta*e our Materium Magnesiam. and .)$a& hic alp$s +nice et sol$s abs)$e pregrino additamento "raeparari neces$m habet% 8ear brethren. is made a Magnet. that this old one himself should dissol#e in such. and is inspissirt in full and free operation and in full course to become a Metal. this massa which women color the hair.Abacscho>dii. because it gi#es from itself a strong smell. also called (ismuth or Puch. and has much auriferous #olatile seed$ The third is grey and white and a #ery poisonous *ind. and put this powder into se#eral broad Ala>abus. when in a dry form. Plumbum %igrum. which has the power. is a Minera. is pure Tincture. is used by surgeons. the flower with golden lea#es and so from pulling and tearing the poisonous dragon is co#ered and preser#ed$ Ma*e our "ld "ne a &ea#enly Green Salt$ And from such a Phytonis.
pour this bac* into the #essel. and eFtract the remaining tincture$ Pour this off into another clean #essel. and again let it Crystalli>e. made out of the earth and prepared$ %ow you must ma*e this li#ing. of great strength$ Ta*e out this Salt remainder. and distill off the water and add this liGuor to the other eFtractions. place in a gentle heat. shut it well. as our "ld "ne. so will Adam ta*e )#a to himself. and place this in a cool place. and put it in a #essel of burnt earth. and you will get ore Salt. so will a Smaragdine Salt crystalli>e. distill this gently o#er in order that the Spirit Phytonis comes o#er clear li*e a tear. and then coagulatione et fiFatione in #erum semen suri lapidem philosophorum redigirre$ 8rear (rethren A will not withhold from you through the help of the All &ighest how to prepare this secret Phytonis LiGuoremJ so ta*e such a LiGuorem and pour it on fresh Albaon made into a fine powder in a great #essel of Acures. and so you ha#e here in short a LiGuorem . then let it cool$ Ta*e the recei#er off. lea#e in a mild heat. in which "ur "ld has concealed his )#a. and gi#e him his )#a$ /ub this Salt small. and pour the Spirit on the dead body and firmly stop the glass and close A well. which is white. and place into such a !essel 0 igure 31$ Figure 8 Place this #essel in the sand. ta*e the distilled Spirit and miF with the residue or Caput Mortuum. cohobate and distill o#er again with strong Algir. up to the le#el of the liGuid and distill and cohobate se#eral times. put it into the ire and calcine it strongly. put such in a croo*ed nec*ed Acures 0 igure 21J lay this in an "#en in Sand.wee*s. rub the small. and become one. and purify itJ so ha#e you the Adam. and ma*e little balls thereof. ta*e this powder. miF this Salt with the )arth or caput mortuum. and is cleansed from all impurities$ /eser#e this Spirit and ta*e the remainder or Caput Mortuum out of the croo*ed nec*ed #essel. and put it in a croo*ed nec*ed Acures 0 igure . herno& termon h$mor& algir& l$tirt. and distill a sweet. and your #essel should be co#ered with sand. and put it in an Alingel.let it stand thus . moisten these balls with the liGuor.1$ Figure 7 Lay such in an Ala>abus filled with sand. to e#aporate a little. you must howe#er mo#e the powder round e#ery day$ When the time is past. and you will see a Smaragdine colour$ Pour the )Ftraction together in a clean #essel$ "n the remaining Corpus pour a distilled Water. and preser#e this well$ . and from this great ball of Acures. lay also a large ball thereon and well closed. then eFtract the Salt out of it with distilled water. which is the do#es of &ermetis$ Continue heating till no more comes o#er. and that the sand co#ers the Acures and place it in the "#en and gi#e it Algir ire. that you can see how it goes. and place it in a gentle heat. then ta*e the /ecei#er off. so that nothing foreign is added. yet penetrating Spirit o#er.ni#ersalem and with this you can rightly dissol#e the "phiris Salt. and you will ha#e the real Green Lion of the Ancients$ This is a li#ing Salt$ Ta*e this Salt that you ha#e eFtracted from this )arth. that the Arc*i does not go through and distill o#erJ by Algir a flowing Spirit comes o#er.
and distill the Phlegma therefrom. as a (lood and the right flowing "phiris: Sol of the Ancients. and free it from all Phlegmata$ Let this flow o#er . till all is . also pour this Spirit. lutirt that you clean it from all impurities. times. and purify it. so will the Materia resol#e into a crystalline Spirit and settles as a brown red earth$ This clear water is the Columba 8iana$ Such pour carefully from the )arth and rectify. and eFtract the Salt thereof. i$e$. put it in a mild heat. which from its moisture you must ha#e pre#iously separated. for this (ird does not willingly let itself be seen by the Godless of the World$ Ta*e the humidity or Phlegma. so ha#e you the prepared Phelgmata$ Let this flow o#er . and carefully melt the nec* closed. till nothing more is eFtracted. remains behindJ thus you get the Gum of your sister Maria. and pour your LiGuor upon it. till your "il is as thic* as a flowing broo*. upon your "il. and well preser#e it. mediante circulatione redigirt. and the true Chaos of our athers$ Then put it into a long nec*ed Acures. ta*e this and preser#e it well$ The remaining aeces ta*e all together and calcine and eFtract the Salt of splendour$ Clarify it that it becomes li*e a diamond$ This salt rub in a clean #essel of Acures among the (lood of the 8ragon. so ha#e you the prepared Phytonis$ This now is the life of all things$ Preser#e it as a great treasure. and put it together in an Alingel. times. put it in our "#en to stand in digestion and circulation. let it stand. and rub it small. close it hermetically. and eFtract out of our )arth the red Pirtre or fiery red Lion$ This solution pour all together. and ta*e of this LiGuor +5she*els hea#y and of the "phiris Sol or Luna one she*el hea#y made into thin lea#es. and pour the Columbian 8ianae thereon. the (lood of the 8ragon. close them together and put it in a mild heat. and put this LiGuor into a high !essel 0 igure +51$ Figure 10 8istill all moisture therefrom. so you will find in undo a beautiful pure "il as hea#y as Plumbum. till they are all united. with which one can do wonders$ When now all is again a LiGuorem.Figure 9 The remaining Corpus bruise. till all the Salt comes o#er with the LiGuor. so you get the right lac #irginis of the Ancients. and draw off se#eral times mildly. so remains in the #essel a red glancing Materia. place this liGuor so often.
which throw away$ There ha#e some that also raised. and pour on so much of the gory Phytonis that the Salt will dissol#e$ The glass must be &ermetically sealed. place it in the "#en and allow it to go through all the Colours. the red fiery Lion eFtrahirt. and li*e a 8iamond. you could not in an )ternity boil out. and it will penetrate the Sol. in the conKunction in @una change$ Then mar*. till it has gone through all the colours. also a great Arcanum in Medicine. so you will get a bloodHred glittering Carbuncle. and change it into a bloodHred essence$ So is the @ing of the Ancients and the right /ed nature born$ "f this will + grain. for if you distill it se#eral times it becomes stronger$ Then ha#e you out of the red )arth. which is better.she*els of "phiris Sol. until the gold is dissol#edJ to this solution pour the (lood of the 8ragon. change + she*el hea#y of other metals into Gold$ "r when you add Luna. and add an eGual part of melted "phiris Sol and then of + more part is necessarily employed. times. and continue this till the Tincture again becomes fluid. when it has become fluid. then ta*e this out of the ire. and without this in the wor*. and a purified Phyton. so as the Phyton is eaten by the other. and pour on the fiery 8ragon. and ha#e fiFed and acti#ated this LiGuor therein. and purify it. and strongly calcine. the Phlegma distilled off. and again &ermetically seal the #essel. and ha#e increased their Columba 8ianae to infinitum. and with the Phlegmate eFtract the salt. which is unsearchable$ This is now a erment$ Melt . throw in two she*els weight of the Tincture. till it becomes a glittering (lood which they name the (lood of the Purple Snail$ This is to be well preser#ed. then dri#e it o#er again. and when it is flowing. and allow it to go through the colours again. and allowed to go through all the colours till the Puintessence has become firm. then ta*e "phiris Sol in leaflets and place into an Alingel. the Ancients ha#e not had one Way in preparing of this Mystery$ or some. until all the fiery LiGuor is consumed$ Then ta*e this Tincture out of the ire. and so it becomes the most lo#ely "phiris Sol$ The more times the Tincture is reiterated the higher it becomes. so that only the )arth remaining. they ha#e allowed it to fly . the soul. in order to separate from it all Phlegmate$ Then you ha#e ta*en this. for this is most hidden. and add a part of this Tincture with melted Sol. e#en as you ha#e assisted in the propagation. and ha#e "phiris Sol purified and melted with Puc* (ismuth and in the fire allowed to fume$ This is the @ing. and then another part is added thereto$ And then the Columba 8ianae is thereon acti#e$ "thers of the dear Ancients ha#e before in the Columba 8ianae dissol#ed "phiris Sol. so has this LiGuor become as (lood$ Then ta*e the faeces. and the Tincture will appear #iolet glittering$ 8ear brethren. the Life. and so it has become a great Treasure$ 8ear brethrenJ the dear Ancients ha#e gone another way.dissol#ed. and let it flow in a good #essel of burnt )arth. pour on the Columba 8ianae so much. and sprin*le it with the fiery gory Phyton. when you add the Luna so you get a stone or Tincture on Luna. which is eaten by the Wolf. and the Wor* is increased in infinitum$ "f the Tincture add + grain to +E she*els weight of the Phyton thrown into the ire. and then ha#e you found the augmentation. then let it stand in Algir ire. and then placed in the ire. place this miFture into a #essel. as the . then rub it small and put it in an Alingel. which can be practiced in infinitum$ Then ta*e of this Mystery. when the Columba 8ianae they had separated from the Chaos. a #ery great Medicine. so has the Sol become a clear Tincture$ "f this Tincture add again 3 half ounces of Sol and miFed together. which Water Adamicum called. and again !omited forth$ Place 3she*els weight of this purified Gold. and then ta*e it out of the fire. and ha#e brought ire to ire. rub it small again. poured into a croo*ed nec*ed glass. till it becomes clear. that after you get the Green Lion. the ire of the AncientsJ yes.she*els hea#y of the Tincture. place upon this .
and then continued the wor* therein till all the LiGuor remained together. in which the (rilliant Salt was concealed. they poured it bac*. till all is eFtracted. and they poured the red LiGuor thereon. the Salt clarified. and melted with each other. so has it become a Tincture. till there remained a blood red 8ust$ "ut of the remainder a Salt is eFtracted. till a pretty Smaragdine Salt was crystalli>ed$ The remainder they ha#e ta*en and distilled one half of it off. and ha#e transmuted them into Sol$ 8ear brethren our Ancients ha#e yet further seen and ta*en the . then they proceeded in the rest of the wor* as before taught. and distilled + part of the Phlegmatic Spirit off. this ha#e they put with each other in a clean #essel and distilled the phlegma thereof. and this LiGuor poured on. further they ha#e ta*en the pure )arth. only one time. fiFed and flowing in the ire li*e a WaF$ This blood red salt ha#e they alloyed with "phiris Sol. in a small heat. the )arth they ha#e ta*en out of the abo#e #essel. and placed each other in a !essel of Acures. put a head thereon. and placed the remainder in a cool place. which they first beat small. and dissol#ed "phiris Sol in it. which remainder is first calcined.ni#ersal @ey. and this so often continued. till nothing more rose up. whose preparation li*ewise in the beginning was taught. when it was all distilled o#er. and in the high pot 0 igure ++1 they ha#e placed it. so ha#e they ta*en such a hea#y Salt.ni#ersale$ . this they ha#e distilled off per Algir. then what concerns the after wor*. and closed it well. and let this secret Salt stand so long until it dissol#es itself into a Green LiGuor. then they ha#e poured this into another high glass. and from such a #olatile Spirit a blood red "il is dri#en. then they ha#e poured a fresh LiGuor thereon. prepared from the Spiritus Mundi . and this is in truth the right Green LionJ for out of this %iter is a Spirtus mercurii prepared with a blood red "il of great effect. and the dear Ancients ha#e prepared in this way the great Mysterium. thus distilling and cohobating till nothing remained behind but a brown )arth$ Figure 11 This afterwards they eFtracted the Phelgm from the eFtracted Spirit.ni#ersal$ This LiGuor ha#e they poured on our "ld ones. then is there more green Salt crystalli>ed. they ha#e poured the clear Solutions together. or placed in &orseHdung. and gi#en it a moist steamy heat. till it became Crystalli>ed. and again poured thereon. till the Columba 8ianae began to flow. so is such all one wor*$ Lou may also in the wet way choose the one you wish$ The after wor* in the wet way is the Menstruum . and hung it in the Ashes to distill. and the remainder they ha#e reheated till all the Salt was crystalli>ed$ Then ha#e they ta*en this Salt as a great treasure. till the LiGuor is tinged to a grass green colour$ The Solution they ha#e poured off. so ha#e they the new earth prepared. and so obtained a red fiery water. and got the great Mysterium$ Some of the dear Ancients ha#e our "ld one a bath prepared from the Spiritus Mercurii as formerly taughtJ and such with its own moisture 0blood1 dissol#ed and closed$ Then ha#e they prepared a Salt from such. with which they howe#er tinged the other Metals.Salt of %ature. with a no>>le. and placed the #essel in a cool place. and another poured thereon. and distilled and cohobated till all passed o#er$ Then ha#e they put this liGuor in a clean #essel.
how our dear Ancients hit on the thought to prepare a Medicine. that through Art and the help of %ature. that the air resound.Ta*e putrefied .rine ta*e a strong Spirit of TartarJ so also must e#erything be well rectified and clean. through the hole in the still. then will thy Spirit go o#er. then it is practicable$ With this Menstruo eFtract the life and Spirit out of "ld Albaon. then put the Alembic in sand. but clearly and brotherly$ . pour through a filter of the miFed LiGuor. collect it. and rectify it yet once per se$ With this you can eFtract from each Minera its Anima. they could renew the way. "ur @ing. and bring to pass by the )arth. dear brethren. so instead of . which are not to be di#ined or unriddled. a blac* hea#y stuffJ they ha#e also called it Magnesium. put a still thereon. when one will prepare this. what was their origin before the commencement. that you can assist. that they found the Primum Materian$ 8ear brethren. so will the CalF !i#e be heated. and out of What the Life of all creatures too* its origin. Abac*ho>odi.rine and the acetum destillatum Spirit of Tartar amalgam and putrefy with each other. it is howe#er not the common Stibium. as the )gyptians left it behind to their children. Luna in such a short time$ Alone the dear Ancients ha#e learned through diligent speculation of %ature. which has a hole abo#e. you must howe#er close the hole firmly and must not pour too much on the CalF !i#e at once. Sol. and how therewith they went to wor*. eFamined and found. and well luted$ When this has happened. otherwise it would run o#er 0pour it on gradually1. but a blac* grey roc*. often with white and other beautiful colours adorned. but the CalF !i#e must be good. and come to the help of your poor brethren. or in igures. in Latin. as Albaon in Arabic. not with many names. &osanna. which has alone happened through the inspiration of the great 'eho#ah. one says: /it$l$s 0nvention$s may be often "otior "ars 0nventionis$ As they saw that Sol and Luna were generated by so long boiling in the )arth of %ature. whene#er you wishJ the menstruum can be prepared without ire. Plumbum %igrum. and according to instruction wor* in the Wet Way$ Also ha#e A again. hea#y in weight. and how the Generation and commencement of the Metals may ha#e their "rigin$ This the dear Ancients ha#e #ery closely obser#ed. and afterwards called this with di#ers names. (ismuth$ "ur Ancients ha#e called the stuff Puch. that the Metals could be ripened and transmuted higher. "ur Sa#iour$ Number 3 8ear brethren. &is &oly %ame 'eho#a$ Cry. so will A teach you shortly and plainly. and ha#e ta*en the Phyton. one might well wonder. so must we freely wonder. now when you thin* that the Alembic is heated. then put CalF !i#e in a high alembic. to the Son of 8a#id our brother. thence are they dri#en. and is also better in the "peration. in which the Spirit Mercury is not yet made metallicJ and found such li*ewise among the Minerals. and ha#e also therewith gone to wor*$ They ha#e howe#er eFperienced harm with such because it has become too metallicJ so ha#e they sought an other materiam. shown a way. "ur 8eli#erer. that all metals too* their origin eF mercury or Phythone. as A already taught you$ Will you now dear brethren go by the old road. who are otherwise in need and misery$ orsa*e not the poor Widows and "rphans$ (e #ery reticent$ Laud and Praise the name of God. and gi#e ire. how yet the dear Ancients fell on the thought.
you must understand. two ways. and place the head again thereon. as you see. and ma*e them into an inconcei#able powder$ MiF this powder with some small bro*en stones amalgam. yet ta*e heed. that it does not melt$ Should the head become full of flowers. the powder does not melt. so that in the sublimation. wash out the flowers from the head with this LiGuor. gather them together and preser#e them$ A say again. and is of di#ers colors. that no more steam rises. out of the Primordial Chaos$ The other from our blac* hea#y lumpJ that howe#er the serpents crawl in the grass.D9J for here you see flowing from a desert a white Lunar Water. you must proceed till nothing rises up. when the head is full. place this in the #essel. and so becomes a flower. ta*e the flowers from the heads and preser#e well$ Af there goes a little LiGuor o#er. yet some times it ascends in the hills. ta*e our hard lumps. open the other /egister. so to the intelligent it is not difficult to understand. for you ha#e its life in such$ An such a manner you can ma*e as many flowers as you wish. then will more flowers ascend. and ha#e a small "#en 0 igure +41$ Figure 12 The pot must be of good burnt earth. whilst then it is not so poisonous$ 8ear brethren. for this promptus is #ery poisonous. then open a /egister. which is the old progenitor of all things. that the material melts not. gi#e the ire carefully. the Phyton in the dry way. and when you ha#e a pretty tolerable portion. that you do not lute the #essel. and put another . that one puts se#eral heads. when the head is full. for otherwise. prepared in two ways: irstly howe#er. thus you should before miF something among the Materiam. one o#er the other. for as A ha#e described to you in all my igures throughout. then will the white flower mount up. ta*e it off$ These flowers can be prepared also in this anneFed #essel. and such a way is without danger$ This dry way. and place a #essel before and gi#e ire. rub therein all your ascended Materiam. as the )gyptians call it$ Stop the ire. Mar*. or the (ird of &ermes. guard yourself. then it will not fall hea#y on you.ormerly A ha#e pointed out and shown to you the wet way. on this put a great glass head. place this in a Pot. and how you can find and prepare in such a way the Mysterium. is somewhat dangerous. that you do not destroy the flowers with too strong of a heat$ Ta*e again a fresh Materiam. what of the two ways is ta*enJ namely the first proceeds from the atness of the )arth. for otherwise it would be dangerous$ When all the #apour is gone. nearly medicinal. yet if you follow my teaching. yet that the !essel is high up in the o#enJ when you see. you must ta*e it off. that A will describe to you and teach you. and ha#e also wished to show that in this igure .
as you were shortly before taught. and a Spirit li*e Water will go o#er$ Ta*e your sublimed flowers. rub it among the flowers and bring it into a #essel. then it becomes li*e a diamond.times more. as abo#e mentioned in Sand. ta*e and ma*e with the Water Ga>a out of the "phiris Sol. in which common Salt is dissol#ed. when you ha#e the flowers from +4 tit of the Materiam. as you abo#e preser#ed. a 8ust. which sweeten well.thereon. and many flowers are lost$ Continue this till all the flowers ha#e ascended. you ha#e enough$ Then from our Albaon ascends the most. and do. the remaining Materiam preser#e well$ Ta*e all the flowers together. and sublime the flowers. put fresh Materiam into the #essel. then let it rise two times more.times from the ecibus. and let this rise also . when you ha#e + tit in weight. proceed thus$ Ta*e Luna and shut it up in a strong Water prepared from @ali potash and Salt )arth$ When it is thus shut up. which causes much annoyance in the wor*. then will the Luna be precipitated. which was clear and cleanJ this they ha#e . and burnt to ashesJ out of these ashes they ha#e prepared a Salt. and no more poisonous$ The other half of the flowers. then bring all the flowers together into the distilled LiGuor. and is not so poisonous$ The remainder can be melted and purified and thus reco#er the Luna that is leftJ or you can sublime the Columba 8ianae 4 times more. then pour Water thereto. place in the "#en. then will they get a great brillianceJ ta*e this up for it is now already Medicinal. then ha#e you the Phytons golden winds prepared. and then is ready the noble flower ChelidonisJ then ha#e the Ancients ta*en the /esiduum. rub the precipitated Luna with +Q4 of the flowers and being well miFed place this in a #essel of Acures. rub them again among the remainder and sublime it . and weigh them. and so continue until you ha#e released the Phytone from +4 tit of the Materiam: i$e$. and heat it carefully 0 igure +D1$ Figure 13 Then will the flowers ascend much prettier and clearer than in the commencement. which sweeten well with Water and ma*e dryJ ta*e of this +E she*els hea#y.
and this ha#e they repeated till the white flower ascended red 0 igure +-1$ Figure 14 This they ha#e named the red Lion and also their Sol. and rubbed them with the flowers of Phythoana Anima. mounted out and up$ This they ha#e ta*en out and let ascend alone aloft per se. times. and let it stand in Algir ire. for they ha#e ta*en the /esiduum. so ha#e they obtained the Phyton of the Wise Masters. they ha#e rubbed 4 parts of these flowers. and put with one another in a #essel. this ha#e they rubbed small. and again put it in the "#en$ This they ha#e repeated . and in a short time has the (lac* "ne appeared. till these flowers ha#e become glittering and pure$ Then they ha#e ta*en and weighed them. got a brown red Acures.rubbed small and weightedJ with E she*els hea#y of this Salt. and ha#e gotten the /ed Tincture. and from this prepared a Salt. and this they ha#e alone preser#ed. and calcined this to the half. and rubbed again + part of this Acures with D parts of the white flower. then ha#e they melted it with each other. then you ha#e the Tincture in the "#en ire cleaned and multiplied 0 igure +61$ . and placed this in a good #essel of burnt )arth. and made a clarified Salt out of itJ then they rubbed the Acures therein. then ha#e they continually struc* the #essel. and let it flow well. and let the ire commence slowly. the Ancients ha#e seen and found yet another wayJ they ha#e dried up the flowers from its own Corpus E to . and rubbed again + part therein of the Columba 8ianae. for the Pietre out of the Acures has Kointly ascended. that one could increase with the Phytone alone. and weighed. and also the red lowers. this Salt they miFed among the other uncalcined Materiam. and then multiplied it$ This they ha#e named their White lower$ Which howe#er the Ancient s understood nothing. and then thrown into it 4 she*els of the Tincture. to tinge other metals into Sol$ 8ear brethren. when you ha#e come so far. and put it in an Alingel. so has the red lower flown Kointly. and placed this in an "#en in Sand. and it is not true. and so ha#e they got a Tincture to transmute other metals into Luna. and then it goes through all the colours to a White Stone$ This they ha#e ta*en out. and after the first part e#aporated. and ta*en this out clean. and preser#ed it$ 8ear brethren. and calcined with strong ire. as also + part of the Acures$ The remainder ha#e they ta*en. and put this together into a #essel. times. and sublimed in a mild ire. then they ha#e let flow four she*els of Luna. and put this in the ire. and rubbed it small. and put such in a stone #essel of burnt )arth. so has one Phyton the other swallowed up. and + grain will transmute +4 to +E she*els of other metals into LunaJ Also they ha#e proceeded with the golden flowers. and let ascend.
and such laid down. with the white lower per se.parts of Sol. because the Tincture has become so penetratingJ ta*e this out and weigh it. and let it sand till the Columba 8ianae has ascended. because your Tincture is liGuid. well sweetened. so has the red flower spread o#er the white one. and again rub therein + part of the Columba 8ianae. + grain tinges +5 she*els hea#y into Sol$ . and this should be repeated D times$ Then must you cease. times. with the other half you can transmute the base Metallica into Sol. or into another #essel as here stands Mar*ed 0 igure +E1$ Figure 16 This #essel is closed well together. till it has flown together firm$ Then ta*e this /ed Tincture out.parts to + part of the Columba 8ianae and then melted. and rubbed + part among 4 parts of the penetrating Tincture and also put therein of the Columba 8ianae. and repeated this . and made also your Tincture in little timeJ then ha#e you ta*en the #essel out of the ire. and then melted with each other. and made it into and incomprehensible 8ust. and so the Sol will become pre TinctureJ from this Tincture put in +Q4 of it again and so proceed as before taught. of good burnt earth.parts. and this again put into the #essel and ma*e it firm. times. rubbed amongst each other in a #essel of Agate and Acures. and thus repeated so often. or with the addition of the fabricated Luna.grains of this Tincture transmutes +E she*els hea#y of other metals in fluF into most beautiful Sol$ Lou ha#e also prepared your Tincture. and + part of the white Phytonis. and put such into the fireJ ta*e parts of the red flower. of this you ha#e ta*en + she*el hea#y. and increased with the Phytone. and rubbed amongst . and it penetrates all #esselsJ of this ta*e . you ha#e employed for your maintenance. and carried such to 3 parts of "phiris Sol. and 4 she*els of the Columba 8ianae rubbed thereon. and so it becomes a red penetrating Stone$ This you ha#e di#ided into 4 parts. and carefully pic*ed it all outJ and then again rubbed small. then ha#e you augmented your Tincture in AnfinitumJ the half you reser#ed of this Tincture melted with Sol. and with great luster with each other allied and dissol#ed. and let + part of the Tincture flow with .Figure 15 Lou ha#e ta*en a #essel. and then ha#e you ta*en "phiris Sol. and rub the Ascended again amongst the Lowest. and placed this in the Alingel. put into the crucible. then ta*e out the #essel. the most you ha#e only prepared per se. and thus you ha#e repeated . for . and then you must cease. as A ha#e shown. and place this #essel in an "#en placed in sand.
and eFtracted from this a salt. till it has become in some degree auriferous$ Then they ha#e calcined the /esiduum strongly. and so always in the distilling off it remaining. of this they reser#ed half. till it has become pure and li*e a 8iamond. and this so often poured on fresh Materiam. so has the Salt become blood red. by simple progressing. put into our o#en in sand. they got a blood red Sol. which they changed. . till the . which done together is also raised up$ Which is nobler than Sol$ This is called the (lood of the 8ragon$ The remaining aeces ha#e they strongly calcined.Let a narrow and secret way ha#e the "ld Ancients proceeded$ After you ha#e prepared the white flowers.times$This Tincture is more penetrating than the one before$ The nature is most hidden. purified and crystalli>ed$ Such Salt they ha#e rubbed small and rubbed .th time$ Figure 17 This Tincture they ha#e fused with "phiris Sol. preser#ed and collectedJ The white lowers ha#e they purified. and then proceeded. placed in sand. and from the remaining aecebus. and thus repeated . and put the (lood of the Ancients thereon. for one must clean it well$ Then they ha#e rubbed this Salt small.half ounces Salt to + half ounce of fine beaten "phiris Sol. and so do they ha#e all the LiGuorem. till the Spirit has become smallJ that they could ha#e eFtracted nothing moreJ then ha#e they eFtracted all the (lood. and melted such in a #essel of Acures together gently. then they ha#e raised up this poisonous reptile and 8ragon$ The LiGuorem they ha#e sometimes distilled o#er. and put again into the double #essel. till they appeared li*e a diamondJ such ha#e they raised. for the dear Ancients from illumination of the great 'eho#ah saw yet further. which they ha#e clarified. the other half is miFed with + part of the Columba 8ianae. till it was incorporated$ Then they ha#e ta*en it out again. of this they ha#e ta*en . and eFtracted the Salt with distilled Water. eFtracted the Pitre. till it has become li*e tears from the eyes$ There will howe#er not be much of this$ This they ha#e ta*en. and again sometimes ascended with each other.1 and such well preser#ed. or with the flowing Phyton united. and always distilled off their Spirit again from the Pitre. and put this into such a #essel 0 igure +. and let stand so long.parts. and rubbed + part of the Columba 8ianae. and prepared their Tincture in such a manner$ Thus they manufactured their white flowers. and rubbed therein + part of Columba 8ianae. remaining behind. and melted them. as the Columba 8ianae. so ha#e they caused them to ascend from the calcined aecibus.
so it will become pure tinctureJ of which they ha#e incorporated half of this with one part of Columba 8ianae. whereby they supported themsel#es in their need and came to the help of their poor imprisoned brethren or 'esseRs son. and place the #essel. he got bread for himself. which is caused by us and our fathersR sins. and heat it for . that comes from the Lord. and MosesR miracles$ And how could 8a#id assist the necessitous. before he could prepare Sol and Luna. as has been taught till the se#enth time. where howe#er did 8a#id get it hitherM And why has /oboamRs son been obliged after his death to li#e in such po#ertyM Was he not able to send ships to "phir. 8a#idJ +st Chron$ Chap$ 4D. and depart from the unrighteous ways$ 8id we wal* in his precepts. that in preparing the ire.and the red and white lowers they ha#e prepared again$ This they ha#e associated in a #essel for a short time. for he was not sure$ "f Solomon it is said in @ings D. which the Ancients said.th time$ This is that. and con#ert by repentance$ That we follow his #oice. Chap$ +5$ that he made as much Sol and Luna as there are stones$ At stands that it is true. would not ha#e been able to fill his co#etousness$ (ut "phiris Sol is something Guite different$ Therefore ha#e also many of our fathers. how they finished their stone in four hours$ They ha#e ta*en of such one part and added to four parts of "phiris Sol in fluF. who were in need and care. if he *new no way to help himselfM Les 8a#id. !$ +-J has learned it by preser#ing the secret arcane of his forefathers. that nothing can fall in.hours. rubbed such amongst each other. put in a #essel of good burnt )arth. and this repeated till the . because he wanted Wisdom. and got a penetrating Tincture therefrom. that it is heated gradually. also they ha#e ta*en of the red lower. and with Acures co#ered$ Such ha#e they added a lid to it. as his chosen people$ That he has howe#er denied us his blessing. then would we also recei#e prosperity and be glad in God$ . which he a#enges unto the +555th generation$ Therefore call and cry that he may hear us. of the Gluten or Columba 8ianae + part. in order to fetch SolM Certainly this @ing. so the red flower too* the white into itself. and in such a manner increased their wor* in infinitum. found such noble treasures that they would help themsel#es anew$ or when they were with God. or of the /ed Lion 4 parts. so was that also with them. that he had it brought in ships from "phir.
to show you a way. that he will gi#e you wisdom: 8aniel Ch$ 6. where you may ha#e two ways before . as with children. ha#e A here drawn you a figure. not in dar* words$ Get learning and then set out to do the wor*. that your poor brethren might be relie#ed from anFiety$ Thin* yet how their minds are troubled under their oppression. then pray to the Lord. that they cannot once raise their heads on high for distressJ therefore my heart brea*s. to help you and them$ Can you not wor*. AhN That you might understand me. !$ 4+ and 44$ At is forsooth easy and insignificant.Plate III Number 4 8ear brethren. if you only loosen yourself from all eFpensi#e things in the world$ Therefore dear (rethren. what A at present draw before youN or A spea* e#en with you.
then ha#e these two fiery 8ragons bit each other powerfully. as well in a dry form as also a LiGuor in an horrible fiery form and Property therefrom$ This they ha#e well preser#ed. in the dry way in the preparatory wor*. that no moisture was there$ Then ha#e they put the abo#e #olatile salty LiGuor + part into a pot. and such blend with the Phytone. and will cut off the feet of the Phyton. till they at least remained lying dead$ Then they ha#e put a #essel with a spoon to the bea*. and ha#e been in a position to go to wor* on such$ They ha#e seen that the Alatron could be eFtracted from the )Fcrements of animals. then they ha#e here con#eyed and ha#e prepared from the %oble Wine their &ea#en and Spiritus Phytonis$ These two fiery 8ragons they ha#e poured together. and that the Phyton has in his hands a staff.rine. out of a croo*ed #essel a strong Water. the fiery 8ragon in the wet way$ (ut there is prepared from the Green Lion a crawling 8ragon. howe#er. and again dri#en o#er. and then you get a twoHfold Phyton. as here depicted 0 igure +31$ Figure 18 Such co#ered with a head with a long bea*. that from this "ld "ne. that the Ancients possessed more secrets. how the "ld Albaon chops off with his sword the intractable Winged feet of the Phytoni. he then has a twoHfold nature. or the right Gluten. and fought. or ha#e from these two stuffs ta*en only one such miFed with an )arth. there is another Modus than in the Wet$ 8ear brethren. and can compare with the "ld "ne the wet way. and once more cause it to rise. as A. for they are not all united in their ideas$ Those who had not the understanding. that when such has happened.ni#ersalem or Phyton. the meaning of this is. yet ha#e they *nown the Materiam. which is an indication that such also can be prepared from another Materia than out of the Albaon. denoted the Spiritus . that they could fabricate the Lapis Albaohest or the Phyton of the Ancients. place in a mild steamy heat or ($M$ placed in Water. that is signified from the ire appearing 8ragon$ (ut howe#er the "ld "ne floats in the Air. and the 8ragons the dry way$ An the wor* you go one. the beginning of all things. and *ept it in an Alingel. and with strong ire prepared one Water therefrom$ This they ha#e dri#en o#er se#eral times. the most eminent productionJ in and out of which such eFcrement was freGuently to be got$ They ha#e therefore collected from healthy males their . then they ha#e ta*en of the @alii and of the Salt )arth eGual parts. and raised. which is a blac* grey and hea#y Materia. dear brethren. and ha#e dri#en a .your eyes$ irst you see. ha#e taught you in the beginning$ The "ld "ne howe#er has a Scythe or reaping hoo*. then they ha#e prepared the others from the !itriol and %itreJ and also by degrees poured + part thereto. and one can get in abundance$ And that the "ld "ne floats in the Air has the meaning. which the two serpents point out$ This "ld Procreator is drawn out once from the Primordialis Chaos. that A may show you. till the most of which ascended into a white GlutenJ which they ha#e put into an Alingel. as A taught you before you shall prepare the Columba 8ianae. and let such stand in cas*s to putrefy$ Then ha#e they prepared through many distillations a #olatile Spirit Phytonis. and out of both ha#e dri#en with strong ire. and you ha#e it before your eyes. beyond. so did they come on the thought that in Man.
and ha#e gotten a mysterious LiGuor. and then dri#e out with strong ire a #olatile Spirit with an "il. with which they ha#e gone to wor*$ "thers ha#e ta*en the abo#e fiery salty LiGuor. and ha#e also successfully proceeded. from the flown o#er (ird. and then distilled and cohobated$ Then ha#e they called such a LiGuor their Chaos$ This ha#e they put into an Acures well secured$ The remaining white )arth ha#e they ta*en. and there remained behind for them an AlinnegraJ then they ha#e poured the LiGuor bac* upon the matter. and poured the flying (ird thereon. and poured the white Spirit thereon. then ha#e they ta*en our Matter. and dri#en it o#er to the half. so has the Spirit gone o#er in a horrible Wind$ or that reason they ha#e luted a great ball in front of the croo*ed nec*ed #esselJ the ball ha#e they ta*en away. and separated into 4 parts. and put it into a #essel of Acures 0 igure +21$ Figure 19 And weighted the same.Phytonis spirit thereo#er$ When the half also had flown o#er. put it into a #esselJ "f this secret LiGuor poured thereon. they then ha#e ta*en off the !essel. and placed in a croo*ed #essel. the remainder ha#e they put in a cool place. that the ire should beat around it. and place this in a mild heat. and fresh liGuor is poured on. till a thic* blood came o#er$ This they ha#e put aside. and replaced the ball. it is (ismuth or Cobalt. so ha#e they got a grass green LiGuor and again a green SolutionJ these tinged LiGuors they ha#e put together into a #essel. and then they ha#e caused yet more to fly. and well miFed them together. and purified it well. as Samaragdine$ These they ha#e ta*en out. continued till the LiGuor is coloured grass green. whereof they in the beginning eFtracted the white Salt. the LiGuor again drawn off to the half$ Placed the #essel in a cool place. and added to it 4 parts of the abo#e LiGuor. this they ha#e well preser#ed$ They ha#e poured together all the red LiGuor. then are yet more crystals crystalli>ed$ Then ha#e they made this secret Salt dry. and laid this in an "#en. then dri#en it o#er. which they purified. the remainder they ha#e thrown away. till all redness has been drawn out of itJ and that which remained behind was beautiful white. and then the Spiritus Phytonis becomes a blood red colourJ this they ha#e poured off. and rubbed it small. they rectified once. and the white Spirit in a high #essel was dri#en off. and so long washed. as a *ey to the Art. and then they rubbed therein the (lood of the Ancients 0which is more precious than "phiris Sol1 placed into a croo*ed nec*ed #essel. and beat it small. and then put the #essel in a . and dri#en o#er the LiGuor againJ and this they ha#e repeated 2 or +5 times$ Then they ha#e ta*en off the ball with the LiGuor. so ha#e the stones crystalli>ed. and poured on the abo#e mentioned high yellow LiGuorJ and the other on the Latonem. of which + part. placed in a mild heat. then they ha#e obtained a white and high yellow SpiritJ with the white they ha#e washed the Alingel. that all watery moisture was separated therefrom$ Then ha#e they calcined the remaining )arth$ And with the Phlegma drawn out a Salt. the Spirit which flew up. to the height of 4 diagonal hands o#er the matter. the tinged LiGuor is poured off. and ha#e then also got the Spirit Phytonis. and added of Water Ga>a the half.
till all the earth with the LiGuor has flown up. thus 0 igure 4+1: . or otherwise in a mild #aporous heat. and poured thereon of the flying serpent. as you see. fiery and clear. so ha#e they gotten a clear Tincture$ Then are such carried off. because it has remained from them a useless )arth. and so get its strength. that all remaining watery moisture should be separated. and disintegrated it$ Then ha#e they dri#en it o#er. as they thought to be enough$ Then ha#e they placed this in a mild heat. and put it into a high #essel. so they prepared it from the "ld "ne$ or in the wet way. till it became a dry LiGuor$ This they ha#e put in an Alingel well secured. and put a head onto the #essel. as a tear from the eye$ With this LiGuor ha#e they also been able to do wonders. a long nec*ed #essel. some ha#e put this LiGuor into a croo*ed !essel. and also they ha#e ta*en the Phyton. and distilled o#er the LiGuor.mild heat. until it remains lying with the )arth and is fiFed$ Then they ha#e poured thereon fresh liGuor. and Lente distilled o#er the flying reptile. and from their Spiritual LiGuor of Columba 8ianae poured yet more thereon till the (lood was decocted$ Then ha#e they poured such into a high glass 0 igure 451$ Figure 20 Then they put a head thereon. placed the #essel in sand. you should also *now that with the prepared LiGuor they attac*ed the PhytoniJ because they had not all the *nowledge of this our mar#elous Materie. and this they ha#e cohobated soften. and his limbs sun* to the bottom$ Then ha#e they poured off this /ed LiGuor. as dear brethren. proceeded with this wonderful Salt. and so continued. as the wise did with the Green Lion. i$e$. and so has the flying dragon eaten the creeping reptile. and beat it into thin lea#es. and then fiFed in the ire and remained lying$ Then ha#e they ta*en the half of this and melted with eGual weight of "phiris Sol. so has this fiery Spirit consumed the Sol. that it should be resol#ed$ Then ha#e they gone to wor* with it. ta*en from the AncientsR description of the Wor*$ They ha#e in the wor*. so ha#e they got a secret dissol#ing Water. A taught you in the preceding. and put it into an Alingel and poured so much of the Water thereon. as A taught you before. and ha#e gi#en it di#ers names$ With such LiGuor ha#e they also gone to wor*: They ha#e ta*en "phiris Sol. this flying (ird they ha#e then poured on a fresh Phyton. there ha#e been some of the Ancients who wor*ed thusJ they ha#e ta*en this green Lion. of great effect$ This ha#e they let mount yet per se in a well secured #essel. and disintegrated it into (lood$ There has the @ing lain in is (lood. are different$ 8ear brethren. and again dri#en them o#er together. and shut it up in an Alingel. already dear brethren. because all the after wor* is one and the same$ (ut as you see the preliminary wor*s. and put in horseHdung.
to collect again the heathen to you. and also poured the (lood of the *ing + portion. if the highest had not helpedM Therefore. and poured the remainder thereon. and thus charged the "il and the Sol into a /ed Tincture. then they too* it out. and poured it off. and distill this o#er and Cohobate it. and let it stand so long. and put it again into an Alingel and poured of the Columba 8ianae + portion. but how would they ha#e wished t remain in such need. others who from God the Lord endowed with more wisdom. which must be howe#er pure$ This they put into an Alingel well closed in the "#en in a mild heatJ in the beginning it was blac* and a true Chaos. who saw yet a nearer way. and poured it into an Alingel. li*e a (urnt (lood in appearance$ "f this they too* a single grain of this Tincture to +E she*els hea#y of other metals. and this they continued till the remainder was all firm and together. and also of the (lood of the @ing + portion thereto. and went at last through all the colours$ "thers. + portion thereon. help themsel#es many time sin need. and dissol#ed it in such$ This hea#y Water they lifted up$ Then they too* "phiris Sol. and so ha#e they got a Tincture$ "f such they ha#e only thrown some grains on a whole tit of other metals. and closed the #essel again. and added she*els of this fiery Lion thereto. for their Columba 8ianae was nothing strange to the Sol. poured the Columba 8ianae on pure Luna. also into a clean #esselJ then they too* of the Gluten or of the Columba 8ianae + portion. and so they got the most beautiful Sol$ 8ear brethren. and then weighted it.Figure 21 And put it into an "#en in sand. and put it again down and let it go through the colours. that you might find a consolation for one cannot ha#e e#erywhere. and closed the #essel. and closed the #essel. what one desires in time of need$ That it may not fail you in your grief and misery. as also their brethren. too* their Phyton which now had wings. and shut it up in the SolJ the Solution they poured off.she*els of "phiris Sol. and let +E she*els hea#y of "phiris Sol flow. and so ha#e they got the true "il of Sol and so ha#e they recei#ed a great Mysterium$ This red fiery Lion ha#e they di#ided into two portions. and put the Alingel into an "#en 0 igure 441J in which they could gi#e Alingel ire. till the deli#erance comes according t the words of the Lord$ 1eni& Adonai& Bocitto& 2chysche in Guic* time$ Perse#ere and guard yoursel#es that you do not unite with the heathen$ (e not disconsolate without )lias and "ur @ing. and placed it into an "#en in mild heat. times$ Then they too* this Stone out of the #essel. and poured of the other portion. and let it stand. till it became blac*$ Then they continued the Algir ire till all had coagulated together. dear brethren. so ha#e they got the most beautiful Sol$ Afterwards now the dear Ancients did in such a way. and of together 3 she*els hea#y. so they placed thereto also the common Phyton. till it was fiFed and firm$ Then they too* it out. and dissol#ed it also in one part of this LiGour. ha#e A disclosed unto you anew a great secret. and put again into the o#en. and this they repeated . and rubbed it small. and such hermetically closed. and poured + she*el hea#y of this "il thereon. and let it stand until it was again firm$ Then they too* it out. to destroy . so they found a fiery firm "il$ Then they caused to flow . the one half they ha#e put into a high Alingel.
you must ta*e Pirtre @aly Pyton Pu#on Salt )arth. they put the same in profusion to the ire. and it was thic*. so it began to smo*e. that you do not ma*e the burden hea#ier among you$ Would you wal* in the commandment of you God. and earth$ &ope and wait in patience$ Guard yourself from errors$ /emain faithful then your wor* will soon get its regard$ &elp comes out of Oion$ Psalms 6D$ Plate I !!! "ith thi# $ut %&& the &eet %& Ph't%( %r bur( them %&& b' Fire )re)are* &r%m the . and they made by Cohobating such a horrible fume of poison thereby$ This they poured into Springs. how one should prepare the Mysterium. the poison raged so strongly.them. A say yet again. and send a speedy deli#erance$ /ely upon &im who made hea#en. which then began to putrefy and to stin*. guard yourself from the li*e. many became pitch blac*. out of this he taught the people to ma*e a poisonous Water. thus. and fell suddenly down$ Af it came into a house. and to the people to prepare a dreadful poisonous Water. so will he guard you. dar* and muddy in the hea#en$ They poured the same into a #essel. that of them often +555 ha#e fallen in one day as by (archoceta$ This one thought because he also understood this Science. as some of our brethren did. that men and beasts perished. that no escape was at hand$ Guard yourself. with whom need made them bad. and poisoned also the Air. than there came such a frightful illness among the people$ That they got dreadful burning blisters.
till it gi#es Water. so that in all parts of its nature it shall be @in to the Sol and Luna. my only son how my hear brea*s for thee that A must again ha#e compassion on thee. to comfort her a littleJ yes the Lord will not destroy all the heathen. considering that instead of /achel he got Leah$ This is e#en truly a prototype of your ser#itude$ The Lord. as the (lood of the Lion. as you ha#e already pre#iously with all circumstances been instructed and taught$ or the Lunar white Water. then you should only depict those igures. that &agar will drop her son for sadness$ or the holy Adonai will thrust her out from our inheritance. as others who are of a good understanding$ )asily understand such. our father 'acob ser#ed . and with such ha#e also gone to wor*$ They ha#e ta*en this as it ascended from the "ld "neJ and ha#e caused it to fly o#er the mountain. but in thus doing it the (asilis @ischer . which has gilt lea#es$ . when the other se#en years of affliction are past$ We must suffer with Leah the wee*s of affliction yet a short time. such signified the (lood of the "ld "ne. so will they.nderneath from the stem of the tree runs a Lunar white Water$ There are some who not far from this ha#e hoed and digged.rag%(- Number 5 8ear (rethren. that you might yet better understand. and it was #ery toilsome for himJ and his reward was changed for all that. times. our Columbam 8ianae. which should be prepared from the root of such a thing. the &oly "ne howe#er will soon conduct us home. years for /achel. for one dares only to spea* with few words. or draw such for you children. so has it become brilliant. but found nothingJ eFcept those who by the way. to gi#e you yet a consolation till then. then will /achel be brought to us$ Consider that )phraim is the first born of /achel and not 'udah$ Therefore are we forsa*en. and the Lord calls 'eremiah. which is hea#y$ That howe#er the tree bears red rose with gilt lea#es. for . and not be able to see. who contemplated the weight$ 8ear brethren the old tree is our blac* and hea#y roc*y lumps of our Albaon$ Lou must stri*e this roc*. so mar* what wonders the Ancients ha#e accomplished. come to the help of it$ 8ear brethren. is our Phyton Columba 8ianae. !$ D5:45$ " )phraim. o#er the Alembic. the time is soon at an end. till the Angel will come of the Chosen People. and that it may be also easily made firm and stable$ Af you should lose all writings. i$e$. which flows underneath from the tree. but preser#e a portion for the ser#ice of his people$ 8ear brethren. ha#e A again drawn a figure in order to impress on you right deeply the secrets$ Lou see an "ld hollow "a*Htree standing in a garden around which is twisted a rose bush with red roses. or our secret$ That it howe#er flows underneath out of the tree signifies a Lunar white Water. when they ha#e ta*en the Phytonis or our Gluten AGuilae.+ree( . which must be drawn out of such #isibly. what concerns the Mysteria. and she will languish from heat. and to cheer you. and deli#er thee and lead thee out from &agar and her son$ (rethren. in order that A howe#er suppress nothing which could ser#e for your ad#antage. that her son dies from sadness.
and thereof caused it to fly.way 0 igure 4D1$ Figure 23 Then they ha#e prepared an acrid water. as you well *now. and then put on the fire. and raised it up 0 igure 461$ Figure 25 The Columba 8ianae howe#er from the head put thereto. such has happened to . and ta*en such a Solution. and well sweetened$ "f such ha#e they rubbed + portion among 4 portions of the Columba 8ianae. namely. beat again with %itre Water. but before they were placed with each other in a tall #essel. what remained in the Luna. and will remain firm. so would they ha#e it coagulated into a White Stone$ or this serpent or threeHheaded bird loses at last its wings. and again the (ird 0 igure 4-1 caused to fly. and has also tolerably lost its poison$ Figure 24 The remainder in the croo*ed nec*ed #essel ha#e they ha#e ta*en out. therein in a most tolerable ire the Luna also ascendedJ this they ha#e done among the remainder. and is well *nown already to you from the foregoingJ in such ha#e they dissol#ed Luna. and thus with each other metamorphosed into a hea#y glittering Water$ &ad they howe#er poured this Water se#eral times on the remaining Lunar earth. and that to the third timeJ so has it appeared with a great brilliance. or put into another.
and dri#en it with such aloft. brought before to a 8ust. and put such only into a common #essel. as you will ha#e understood in my pre#ious writings$ This is the Metamorphosed !enus clothed with the Luna$ Also has it happened to me sometimes that A poured the Columba 8ianae to a "phiris Sol. if you rub only of the Columba 8ianae + portion among . and that such should fly . yet for all that li*e the abo#e with a few grains some she*els of metals into Sol$ Therefore when you will in a short and little time help yourself and your brethren. that all Metals eF Phytone ha#e their source and beginning$ All Metals consist of )FHPhytone. and eat it in a #ery short time. then let this be said to you. i$e$. and raise it also$ As A di#erted myself also. dear brethren$ Figure 26 This glittering stone metamorphoses the !enus into good Luna.portions of the fiFed. in order that this green (ird might rob the @ing of (ody and (lood. and e#en incorporated with the Pueen. so that you recei#e here a higher and more penetrating stone and can li*ewise augment as long as you wish 0 igure 421$ . for the mercury is their beginning$ This sleeping Lion you can with the fiFed 8ianae easily again wa*en 0 igure 431.me. and this stone can easily be augmented. D to +. and their wings Guite burnt off and altered itself into a brownHred stone. the @ing became fiFed with the Pueen. and both became in a short space of time homogeneous$ This brown red Stone tinged and metamorphosed. times. then will the fiFed one o#ercome the flying. for that reason$ Figure 27 A was constrained in order to see what would here end$ (ut they were firm.grains to +E she*els hea#y of !enus in fluF. and so it remained behind.
that you can bring forward no eFcuse. Moses too* and consumed by fire the Calf. also *nown to the heathen through carelessness. that it be not read and understood by e#ery one$ 8ear brethren. and must record. Chapter +3J which they poured on the sacrifices.Figure 28 Figure 29 8ear (rethren. then such has ta*en fire$ Such Water ha#e also some had in a dry form$ %ow this is true of )lias. and made A into powder$ Also Miriam. as A said in . the Ancients ha#e at their sacrifices often had no ire necessary. how the holy Adonai created hea#en and earth. and where and how you can conceal it. certainly not to all menJ for many ha#e such a wea* understanding. for it lies yet concealed at 'erusalem. GodRs and 8a#idRs son be found again. but it has #anished again from their hands$ Therefore A as* you that you do not slight my warning from their hands$ Therefore A as* you that you do not slight my warning and such. that it might not get lost. when he will come with the messiah. because she was leprous. and from what. for he e#en saw before. so ha#e A from inclination and command recorded. was cleansed by the help of this secret$ And this was to the Ancients in their need the greatest consolation$ This secret was. and how this efficient Spirit yet ho#ers before his eyes$ This intelligible Spirit now. that it be not lost$ At is in /oman. for such has been lighted at command of the most &igh though the Angel Michael$ So ha#e the Ancients also had a WaterJ + @ings. and thereby you might obtain a consolation$ or it is easy. as if the wise Creator did not care for you. MosesR sister. but the most is described in the Arabian tongue. which was the life of all things. that it is impossible to comprehend it$ To some others howe#er it is only ChildRs play$ What do you suppose indeedM Should Moses and also his brother Aaron not understand the sameM LesN or how could he turn the Golden Calf into ashesM )Fodus D4$ The Spirit of the Lord was on him. it is true.
but it is Guite anotherJ yet it has much in common with the sameJ the most of it is found in the earth. when this became hot. then they ha#e on hand tender. which is pure and clear. bruised and rubbed Myrrh. such as flows from the /oc*s. that nothing of this preparation comes in contact with yourself. Calamus. what this "il is for. and put D4 she*els hea#y of god "li#e "il therein.the beginning$ That you may *now. but only a priest. so out will be putout. that it becomes li*e a Kelly and apply this. and again poured it bac*.. where animals as sheep. and so it is prepared. so that it has become a thic* LiGuor$ When this stands in the cold. and on e#erything that it is poured on. that the strength may remain together for +Q. will be found at the time. and can be prepared. ha#e their standing place$ rom such a Salt ha#e they dri#en out with great care a fiery red Spirit. that none understand how to ma*e this ointmentJ he must be a Priest or from a priestly caste$ )Fodus D5$ God the Lord has forbidden it. by means of a croo*ed nec*ed #essel. and whereof it is prepared. how this was prepared. it must twice be precipitated from a Solution of Spiritus !ini /ectified. this must be cleansed by means of dissol#ing and coagulating.ni#ersal Salt of the )arth. priests and Le#ites ha#e for such a time of need prepared$ or no sanctuary. who used it at marriages. and is thic*. co#ered with Acures. for it consumes flesh and bone$ Should howe#er some of this touch you. and put thereto + portion of %aptha. so was the bridegroom anointed with this "il together with the blessing of 'acob$ . howe#er. otherwise. then ta*e only )arth miFed with Salt. it is the %itre. and is to be found e#erywhere$ At is not the . etc$. and then sGuee>ed the (alsam through a new #irgin cloth and preser#ed it in a clean #essel$ &erewith were the @ings and Priests anointed$ Guard yourself howe#er. it will be to you incomprehensible$ "ne finds a Salt. till the Pyrtre has become a Water with it 0 igure D51$ Figure 30 This they ha#e poured again on such a fresh Salt. in order that all incombustible mucus be ta*en therefromJ which in all its parts. and let it stand well muffled up. so none dare to fabricate this holy ointment "il of the bridegroom. the truest. of each 3 she*els hea#y. which then burns. for the finery is ta*en from Asrael$ Let that you might *now.of an hour$ And then they too* this from the ire and allowed it to cool. for no Water can eFterminate it$ or that reason ta*e care. and so it has become a thic* liGuor$ This they ha#e once dri#en o#er. yes a pure ire$ At is prepared from the )arth. now obser#e$ Lou must understand %ature. otherwise nothing in the World can eFtinguish this$ The %aptha howe#er is an "il. so we also reGuire no holy consecrated "il. and moisten this. when two betrothed persons appeared to the Priest. and placed this on a ire of coal which did not scorch or gi#e flames. when the Lord collects us again in our Land$ or our fathers. Cinnamon. for it grows #ery hot. and so long cohobated and distilled. so mar*J The Ancients too* a #essel of Acures or a #essel of stone. in a #essel of burnt stone. this they stirred amongst each other. it will coagulate$ "f this they ha#e ta*en + portion. this they ha#e poured on Pyrtre. Cassia. is eaten and consumed by fire. when it comes to the Air$ Also you ha#e now information that your children can or may find it$ What howe#er concerns the said "il.
that they could show such to their children$ What howe#er concerns the . be brought out by )lias$ &ow my soul reKoices when A thin* thereon. when the Lord again will #isit his people. of Aloe and Cassia. then the Priest. but it lies with the whole priestly finery preser#ed as A ha#e pre#iously announced to you. that the 4D55 days are o#er from e#ening till morning. you shall also *now$ The ancients ha#e also put it together$ They ha#e ta*en Stacte. after death anointed them as well on forehead as on breast$ 8ear brethren. has not been lost. and it will to you be richly rewarded$ . so they became often better or died$ Were they not anointed before death.rim of the &igh Priest )Fodus 43J in which the great 'eho#ah showed himself. Galbanum and ran*incense amalgam and such also preser#ed$ )Fodus D5$ With this ha#e the priests in the &oly of &olies strongly been obliged to incense$ This is now what belonged to the Priesthood. out of what the perfume consisted. 3 she*els hea#y. and will at the time. )Fodus 45$ This then the Priests preser#ed also in a pure and holy place$ With this they anointed also the sic* and blessed them. that at that time all will be renewed and there will be no more inKustice$ Asrael will reKoice.All our brethren ha#e also recei#ed the anointing that their matrimonial state may be blessed. and through such at certain times spo*e with the people. as one says. and they become fruitful. and abide in patience. +4 she*els hea#y Myrrh. "nycha. for we are all children of the &oly "ne$ This ointment "il was prepared out of D4 she*els of "li#e "il. 8aniel 3$ (e comforted.
Asaac and 'acob shall be no moreM "ur fathers ha#e acted unwittingly.Plate !!! . and ha#e disappeared. my heart will burst.% '%u get &r%m %ur %l* /a0 tree 1/l* /(e2 the "hite a(* Re*3 ma0e there&r%m a 4ater a(* %b#er5e the "eight#- Number 6 8ear brethren. who showed thy great name$ They ha#e passed. Chapter +D$ "ur fathers misdeeds are certainly great. and ha#e with other gods made idolatry$ Af you sent them a Seer. as if they were such as agitated the people$ Therewith they laid their hands on the &oly "nes. and we are also not without sinN They ha#e persecuted the righteous and *illed them. will thy anger not become tired to destroyM As it possible that the Co#enant of Abraham. and the sword de#our the mother with the childrenM Shall then innocence count for nothingM That you e#en forget us$ Lord. when A see your distress$ Shall they rage and then ruin without cessation. and those who were sent by Thee$ This blood cries to Thee from the earth for . because they smote the shepherd. so would he be destroyed by them. Oechariah.
and how can A otherwise. dear brethren. li*e from the Salt Aerum of the Magnetic fatness of the Air this fiery 8ragon be understood. which is far better than "phiris Sol$ The lowers howe#er signify our /ed iFed Lion. which are blown by the %orth Wind$ The lea#es signify our Green Lion. i$e$. which can be prepared as well from the old Albaon. therefore can A not forbear to disco#er to you yet something more$ A ha#e again here depicted a igure. which no north wind can mo#e$ And that it stands on the mountain. has a twoHfold meaning$ The fiery dragons are the Phyton or un#eiled 8ianae 0 igure D+1 Figure 31 That nobody *nows here.ni#ersaliJ from men and !ines 0 igure D41$ Figure 32 . which is watched by nothing but griffins and dragons. has a twoHfold meaning$ irstly. it is sought by many men. as also from the Chaos . thou art struc* with blindness till the Champion comes. with which the Ancients did wonders. as pre#iously mentioned. since yet their poison is pure tincture$ Secondly. lea#es. would A help you in your need. they are poisonous in their first preparation. but found by few$ or this Mountain is our Altar. and will again put thee into thy inheritance$ &ow willingly. into the Alembic$ That is the Columba 8ianae and is at first all there is found and seen$ That howe#er many griffins watch the mountain. our Materie. which flower is red and Sol. that you may yet see$ Lou see a flower with . i$e$. the Tincture.re#enge$ (ut Asrael. the lea#es howe#er not Sol. as well in the wet as the dry way$ So can also with the help of the . that is *nown to the Lord.ni#ersal Chaos of the Ancients. therefore they are feared. and this they ha#e learned from Moses$ The Griffins are. and fiery dragons. nothing other than Spirtus Phytonis. that such lower is born in Air signifies that it mounts on the mountains.
and let them be wiped clean. and ha#e also with each other let fly once. and then put it into the ire. apples and the li*e. and ha#e gone such a way. and stic* though each a strong bristle. and poured thereupon the Columba 8ianae. the others in a short time will surpass$ Lou can also cause forms to be made with di#ers figures. and put thereto so much of the Columba 8ianae that it is only co#ered$ The #essel they ha#e well closed. dear brethren. this put into a #essel. then ta*e only small ones. then put them again into a glass. you can prepare pearls of priceless #alue$ Figure 33 or one is not e#erywhere in the position Sol and Luna to eFpose to sight. and let them stand with each other in a mild heat. so much thereof. you will li*ewise see its form$ This mercurial lower will appear.With which they miFed some Mineral spirits and from such they prepared a #olatile Spirit. somewhat thic*. li*e the most beautiful pearls$ Will you prepared large pearls. and when you ha#e prepared it. and ha#e prepared 8iamonds thereout of. and with such in this manner proceeded. because one can ha#e these in considerable si>e. lamb*ins. so ha#e you put this among prepared Luna. and let it stand some time. such to bring to sight$ Af they ha#e had a 8iamond. rubbed gently. besides that. shall A show yet some secrets worthy of wonder from our ineFhaustible spring of the Ancients. pears. and found their 8iamond surrounded with a s*in$ This they ha#e separated from it. then they ha#e found it larger and prettier$ Les they ha#e ta*en only one right beautiful Crystal. as they ha#e been. your Phyton. and of great brilliancy$ Ta*e these out and steep them into the LiGuor prepared from the Columba 8ianae. which you can well closeJ and place it in a mild heat 0 igure DD1 so they will become in a short time as hard. and ma*e such to an inconcei#able dust. as you pre#iously understood. which was large and not pure. as birds. howe#er. which is clean$ The bristles stic* to a cross piece of wood. and ha#e metamorphosed into a #iscous Water$ %ow howe#er. they ha#e cleansed it from all dirt. for this ha#e they easily concealed$ . because if they became conscious of it. then ha#e they opened the #essel. how great you would ha#e these. or transported into. and ta*e of Columba 8ianae. so has it become fat and glutinous$ This you ha#e prepared. for the enemies sa*e. ta*en the Columba 8ianae in dry form. they would torment us badly$ or consolation in your misfortune ha#e A disclosed this$ "ne can carry such a pearl himself. this they ha#e now performed in all secrecy$ "thers ha#e Ta*en /ubys. with which they burnt off the wings of the Phyton. made into such pearls. and put it into a #essel. and then has it recei#ed its pureness and beauty$ "thers ha#e. that it becomes li*e a pap. and yet more Mysteria$ When you. and put such into a #essel of good burnt )arth 0 igure D-1 and laid in the 8iamond. or lower ha#e cleansed by many ascendings. which shone li*e a lightning flash$ They ha#e therefore no alone in such a way maintained their life. and conceal and yet be of great #alue$ The Ancients ha#e yet further loo*ed about in nature$ Af they had precious stones. and in a mild heat. which had not got their mature and right colour so ha#e they Guic*ly *nown. and has Sol or Luna forms. but ha#e also come to the help of their poor brethren.
send yet our sal#ation and our 8eli#erer.% 4ill the &ier' $ree)i(g 4%rm be )re)are* %r the 4i(ge* +ri&&i(- . that we also lie with our fathers in the same condemnation. to the hungry for good. our mothers are widows and we are dispersed orphans with fathers$ AhN "ur fathers ha#e done wrong. that he may come to the help of the troubled. and merited such with their sins. and to the thirsty for drin* will be$ (e not impatient. who will lead us out$ 8ear brethren be not tired to cry and to call till the Champion comes. then will rise up the Sun of /ighteousness$ Plate I !!! Let it $limb t% the t%) %& the 6%u(tai(#7 the( *ri5e them t%gether %5er 1the 6%u(tai(#2. and to the mournful for Koy. and has become a potion to the impure.8ear brethren. that they ha#e become compassionate. and ha#e discharged you from ser#itude$ (ut we must complain$ We are e#erywhere obliged to ser#e. that you may ma*e no more of mista*es to the Lord. our inheritance lies in waste. our houses to the enemies. and it again may happen to you li*e to the fathers in the wilderness. who will deli#er Asrael$ or his heart will brea*. who remainest eternally. for the crown of our head is gone$ (ut thou great @ing of the World.. and die among the heathen$ ear the name of the Lord. we must bear the misdeeds from child to childRs child$ (ut LordN What ha#e these sheep done to TheeJ these miserable onesM &ear yet the cry. how often ha#e you with such things by permission of the great @ing of the World appeased your enemies. and the sob of the same$ " pity us.
and dissol#ed it therein. whereof they could not *inder. !egetable and Mineral$ Particularly must you conform to my teaching. that one shall *ill the @ing with it. where A showed. that it may not fail you in the instruction. the one they ha#e caused to flow with eGual parts of "phiris Sol. till such had become firm$ Then ha#e they ta*en it out. and poured together$ "f such ha#e they put the half into an Alingel. will not hold bac* from you the remaining secrets of the Ancients. the other from the Animal. the other ha#e they howe#er blended with the half of the unmelted Tincture. and this LiGuor they again poured on fresh Phyton. to a red LiGuor$ This they ha#e preser#ed.Number 7 8ear brethren. as well from the @ing. and also found a blessed ending$ "thers ha#e prepared these two ires in their #olatile form. but will re#eal these. where A ha#e shown you also. and they collect the blood in a well standing thereby. and howe#er with each other let it become fiFt$ This ha#e they repeated. such to get it o#er$ The first is prepared out of the . so A will her in conclusion. how the Ancients therewith went to wor*$ They ha#e ta*en this fiery flying Spirit. and rubbed small. and put tone side. and as hea#y as these two weighed. then ha#e they also dissol#ed of the 8iana. which this is already filled with blood. and put again on a fresh Phyton. the one portion ha#e they *ept themsel#es for sustenance of their life. this ha#e they fiFed. wherewith you may be able to come to the help of the necessitous$ A ha#e again drawn a igure. two ways. again thereon poured of the (lood of the @ing and Pueen one portion. so has it also become a thic* #iscous water$ Then ha#e they ta*en the @ing. and has become a glutinous white water$ With this ha#e they further proceeded. and distilled therefrom the flying (ird partly. poured thereon of their fatty hea#y LiGuor$ Then in such is the beginning and efficacious and ha#e and also herewith sealed hermetically their springs. that a @ing stands in the igure with a na*ed swordJ his soldiers are *illing innocent children.ni#ersal Chaos. and with such a double edged sword. and poured this on the Phyton. and so has it ta*en away from it the metallic nature. so ha#e they got a blueHgreen waterJ of such ha#e they li*ewise from the LiGuor drawn the flying (ird in a mild heat. and ta*en and dissol#ed the @ing with this. to bathe themsel#es therein$ This igure has a twoHfold meaning This igure has a twoHfold meaning. in order to colour it yet some more$ Anto which descends Sol and Luna. which means nothing else but one shall ta*e "phiris Sol. . so has it again dissol#ed itself again in such$ They ha#e they poured off the clear Solution. means. and so it has become a pure Tincture$ Then ha#e they again di#ided this Tincture into two portions. as whose spouse should not ha#e carried and ta*en something away$ "n this account ha#e they poured this flying (ird with solar and lunar feathers on the Phyton. as also of this Cadmi one portion. then ha#e they the @ing and Pueen allied with each other. and has a sword in his hand. and on our o#en allowed to go through the colours. till the (lood of the @ing all had been consumed$ Then ha#e they ta*en out their Tincture. and di#ided it into to two portions. augmented their wor* with this sloppy Phyton. with the double Central ire. with each other well closed. that this Spirit. so ha#e they got a fat and hea#y LiGuor. burn up and disintegrate. and as A already taught you. which comprehends much in itself$ Gi#e heed to it well$ Lou see. then has it become red li*e to (lood$ This (lood ha#e they now also called the /ed Lion. as well in the wet and dry way$ That the @ing stands.
what the Materia is. and made it tenderly into 8ust. in all truth remember this much thereof$ "ur old one according to appearance is li*e a lead ore. then it appears as a Luna with red intermiFed. and the material becomes sil#er grey miFed with much white$ There is in this a most poisonous and pure #olatile Tincture. anneFed to such and is put together into a #essel. that one can with no mallet can often bring from one anotherJ and that this is such a metallic Phyton or pure Seed. and placed the !essel in a mild heat. closed the Alingel well. that if it is often dri#en from one #essel to another. as Lunar white with #iolet or blue. moistened with the Gluten AGuillae. is shown by its high dar* blue color. which is a wonder that !itriol can be metamorphosedJ one finds also often that our "ld "ne has white poisonous bones. which is a pure poisonous Phyton or Seed. from other Materia are only helpers in need. when you ha#e no Sol or Luna. this again put into an Alingel. and this again let it go through the colours for iFation and this ha#e they practiced in Anfinitum$ That should you *now howe#er. or when it is miFed with powder. for in such a form it can become no MetalJ for when this comes into the open ire. and poured thereon the LiGuor. which is well to bear in mind. or otherwise prepared from a #olatile solar material or Metallic SeedJ for the Well in this igure from which the blood red water gushes. that %ature see*s to ma*e this once again #olatile. and so it dissol#ed the Mars into a .and rubbed amongst each other. and all three are of one species and from one root. from the broo* with which he *illed Goliath1 so it gi#es in a strong fire a hea#enly dar* blue Acures. which Materia called by its right name. which too* its origin from the old Albaon. and when our "ld "ne is triturated and brought into the smallest molecule. then the colours are partly lost. is found also in red and yellow Marc>. red with golden little spar*s intermiFed. which with help of white sand or Puart>. of masculine and feminine seed$ The other Materia is also not to be thrown away. for this "ld "ne lies in#ariable and li#es. then this poisonous serpent coalesces againJ so indeed. also in grey and white sand miFed with blac* grains. and brought into Crystals of strange properties$ A ha#e also pointed out. it flies all away. and this material is a right &ermaphrodite. which breathes and eFhales without ceasing it smells through a whole room. so will A on that account yet further show you. then it has all the colours of the world. when this in the pits begins to become white. signifies our (lood of the "ld Albaon. from the stones 0as 8a#id employed it. yet it is a li#ing Materia. as from the base Metals a Tincture prepare. and is called a #olatile Lunar ore$ Af this Mineral is older and has stood longer. and is here a to*en. also the analysis clearly taught$ Will you on this account. that this Tincture cannot be brought so high. and ta*e away often more times than when you had the correct MateriamJ if howe#er one can not ha#e this. as that described in the foregoing. which is denoted by so may strange %ames and igures for it is e#erywhere easy to get$ All other Tinctures as A ha#e shown and described to you. only that one possesses more Tincture. while one is not Gualified in all places. loo*s usually li*e pure Sol. and lea#es scarcely a little Solar Luna behind$ 8o not be terrified before this poisonous reptile. be means of the abo#e named double fiery spirits$ "thers howe#er who had no Sol or Luna at the beginning too* their #olatile ire and mars. that also its Tincture and Strength shows itself in all places$ When this material is not yet too old in the mountain pits is met with. and coalesces so. rom such may it also be dissol#ed with a LiGuor. which pure #olatile Tincture is. often Guite pure$ The third species is. with and through which is All in All. but in its parts is a pure #olatile Sol and LunaJ it dissol#es almost all its Corpus into a Water by !itriol and %itre prepared. and is nothing other than our three beginning parts whereof our single Materia ta*e their origin. or in which they grow young again$ This igure also signifies the ineFhaustible augmentation of our great wor*. as well under as abo#e the earth were born all Minerals and Metals. that it had not only become rather thic*ish. in blac* and yellow grains. for it is almost in all its parts a pure #olatile Sol seed. yet are all three precious in the Art. i$e$. than the other. in which Sol and Luna bathe themsel#es.
till it would no more be coagulated.portions. who were more *nowing. they got a LiGuor of mar#elous effect$ "f this they too* one portion and of the LiGuor in which the Phyton had Koined. they poured . because such was of a #irginal essence. they too*. and let it flow. and poured fresh thereonJ this they continued till all was eFtracted. and placed the remainder again down. and threw + portion of their Tincture thereon. so they gathered Crystals as Sapphires and TurGuoises$ These they too* out. that they should unite with each other$ Then they distilled such with each other. so in its interior a pure (lood.portions. and this they preser#ed well$ Then they too* their mar#elous %itre. so they met with such a hea#y mucilaginous and #iscous Water. and poured it on the Phyton. with a strong ire and Cohobando from a strong #essel. the remainder. and it is well true. also one portion.high green colour$ This Solution they poured off. the li*e they did also with !enus. and distilled what would go o#er$ The o#er ascended they cohobated. from which the %itre remained behind. and Tincture. and put the #essel only in an o#en in sand and began to distill. and let them together go through the colours$ "thers howe#er. when the )arth weighed one she*el. then they poured these two together into a #ery tall #essel. these two they poured together. too* the )arth. they poured + portion to +E portions of !enus in fluF. and allowed to fly a little more than half of this Spirit to distill o#er$ The remainder they placed in a cool place. and distilled them afterwards with a strong ire Cohobando$ They too* this LiGuor and di#ided it into . then it became pure Tincture$ . and heated it thoroughly. for the abo#e fiery Water ta*es only the spiritual body of the !enus and Mars$ The fiery Spirit which was drawn o#er from the !enus and mars. till the most part of it had flown o#er$ Figure 35 rom the remaining )arth they eFtracted with the laid up &umidity. fiFed and constant in the ire$ "f this LiGuor now carried o#er. and allowed the bird to fly o#er again to the half. so they distilled off from the Phyton a white Salt. and rubbed it small$ &ere they were not united in the wor*. they too*. but flew into the #essel together. which was yet Koined to no Salt. and got the most beautiful Sol$ Then they too* of this Sol . this they also brought into their LiGuor$ These three now they put in a mild heat. and poured on the LiGuor.she*els hea#y of the LiGuor thereon. for so brought it into a croo*ed nec*ed #essel 0 igure D61. the one portion they brought into an Alingel. and distilled the fiery &umidity therefromJ for the Phyton does not ascend easily. and so dissol#ed it in such$ The solution they brought also into a tall #essel. till it all remained firm behind$ Then they poured on fresh LiGuor + portion thereof. then added the remaining Salt afterwards$ &ere they had a mar#elous Salt. and shut it well. and brought it into such a #essel. and continued such. which was tall. and dro#e from this a Spirit and red "il with force of the fire$ They cohobated the Spirit with the "il from the remaining red )arth so often.
and ha#e yet understood and *nown the true Mineral Materia$ So ha#e they ta*en such. but A ha#e only wished to show you the most secret and important ways. and brought it into a croo*ed nec*ed #essel of Acures. but A ha#e only wished to show you the most secret and important ways. for they not always would ha#e been able to attain their purpose. till a red 8ust remained$ This 8ust they ha#e carried to other Sol standing in a red fluF. and put it again together. a solar Spirit in pure Water. yet from a mighty understanding when they prepared their double fiery spirit. and separated this LiGuor from each other. as Sol and Luna must be in doing this. than she herself has in her power$ "thers now who had no Sol or Luna in readiness. as that pre#iously happened to a Sol containing !enus$ &ere they *new not how to help themsel#es. and beat small. when you wish to. how it has a coHagent. and eFtracted it se#eral times. yet she can gi#e no more. that their wor* was not once satisfied$ 8ear brethren. then they poured a Spirit prepared from the !ino thereon. with which they ha#e brought some portions of Luna into Sol$ A could. on this 8ust they now poured their fiery Water. for it was yet in its combustible bodies. as A taught you already in the beginning. when howe#er they carried this to other Metals. closed it and put it into a mild heat or in horseHdung. and ha#e come much closer to %ature$ With such a Green Lion ha#e they gone to wor*. and who wanted wisdom only merely with this fiery Water unfolded "phiris Sol into a blood red Tincture. then they got an auriferous Phyton. too* this mar#elous Salt. in order to free your poor imprisoned brethren from the bonds of ser#itude. and made this according to the Art firmJ then they got an "il Tincture on !enus in Sol$ "thers howe#er made a Salt from the Mars and !enus as is taught and from this with force of the fire dro#e an "il LiGuor and poured these D in similar weight together$ The )arth !irgineam so remaining. and wor*ed immediately. and so they got a Tincture much stronger than the former. which they li*ewise ga#e may mar#elous names$ This they now too*. with a strong ire. which alone they made firm. and brought such into a #essel. and could also easily increase this$ Therefore can you see. they calcined with strong ire and commenced to carry their Tincture thereon. and poured these two together. and were helped in their need$ "thers. then they made with the fiery Water also from the Phyton a glutinous LiGuor. and eFtracted all solar Tincture thereout$ This Spirit they now distilled again. in order that it resol#e itself into a grass green LiGuor. howe#er who were more sage. this they ha#e repeated se#eral times. what can ser#e only to your well being. as A ha#e already taught you$ This now of a simple conception was made with great trouble from this salty LiGuor. as mentioned pre#iously. and again mildly distilled such a fiery Water therefrom. as is already said. that the All Wise @ing of the World has shown enough ways. and made. and with this Menstruo or fiery Water dissol#ed its body. and put the one portion again in. and had no *nowledge of the Phyton.This they parted into 4 portions. and prepared from the same a mar#elous Salt. and tinged such Sol with it. %ature is most hidden. therefore they must be satisfied with what they had. to help you in your need$ That howe#er A *eep nothing bac*. so ha#e some of the Ancients also gone in the following way. and let such again therefrom fume. and transmigrated it to a brittle red Massa. that they also its seed ga#e thereto$ When now that they carried their Tincture to the !enus so it indeed became also a Tincture. that you might ha#e something for consolation in your oppression. but the life of man is too short. they preser#ed such. and ha#e also obtained their purpose$ "thers who *new not how to help themsel#es. re#eal yet more of the same secrets. dear brethren. dear brethren. and if they carried this Tincture to the Phyton. so it would not ta*e it in. and come to . before they carried it to the !enus. according to the abo#e teaching. till there remained a red 8ust.
and God will fulfill the promise of Abraham$ The Lord will *eep his co#enant. fast and pray. you chosen ones to praise the Lord. and he has sworn$ Come all.h%rt E8)la(ti%( %& 9erm# &r%m the Arabi$ u#e* i( thi# :%%0. that you through doing will eradicate all e#il$ Gi#e alms willingly. praise the LordN Praised be &e.the help of poor widows and orphans. . and you be banished from the earth$ Act wisely and wait in patience$ The blessing of Abraham. Acanus HHH irst metal Asophol HHH Gold Marc> HHH Clean #irgin Mars or !irgin )arth Acures HHH /etort Algir HHH ire Albaon HHH Plumbum %igrum 0Lead1. Asaac and 'acob will come to you. (ismuth Puc* or Puch HHH Stibium 0Antimony1 Phyton HHH Mercury Figure# < N%te# &r%m A*am 6$Lea(=# Al$hem' "eb#ite. who releases &is people. and raises from the dust$ May &is @ingdom remain to )ternity$ &alleluKa. who li#es for e#er$ Praise with me and all that is by us. and to pro#ide for the necessitous and miserable. for such eradicates sin and releases from death$ Lou will support yourself that you may li#e$ Tobit +4$ &old this boo* e#en concealed. Magnesia. the @ing of all the World$ Lou ser#ants of God praise the Lord for his gifts. that the curse may not come on you. &ossanna. &alleluKa$ Finis% A . and praise the eternal Sa#iour.
it flower bending to the ground$ Ammediately behind this a tree stump sprouts new lea#es$ 9 . complete with hourHglass on his head$ Saturn with his scythe tries to cut off the legs of Mercury$ 9 ..mm$ %o$ -$ The figure of &ermes or Mercury wearing his winged helmet stands holding his caduceus in his right hand$ &e is attached from the ground below by a three tongued dragon 0possibly breathing forth fire or flames1. )ngra#ing +-+ F 2. )ngra#ing +-+ F 2. and also from the air abo#e by Saturn or Chronos.mm$ %o$ 4$ A serpent is crucified on a cross$ An the left foreground a tulipHli*e flower is wilting.
mm$ %o$ D$ Two serpent dragons sei>e each otherIs tail and form an ouroboros$ The upper sna*e is winged and wears a crown$ The signs of the four elements are set in a sGuare around them$ Associated with Water at the top left is Philosophical Mercury and SpiritJ Air at the top right has Philosophical Sulphur and SoulJ ire at the bottom left has Philosophical Salt and ILeibI H body or bellyJ while at the bottom right is Philosophical )arth and ICorpusI H (ody$ %o$ -$ A single serpent dragon or sna*e sei>es its tail and forms the ouroboros$ At is crowned$ An a sGuare around it are IThe fiFed fireI at the top leftJ IThe &oly )arthI on the bottom left and the I irst ParadiseI at the lower right$ 9 . Anserted at end of #olume$ )ngra#ing$ +-D F 2. while below two winged griffins blow breaths of wind from their mouths towards the plant$ (eside the griffins at the bottom of the mountain are two ca#es$ An the forground two winged serpents or sna*es.mm$ %o$ E$ A triple blossomed flower grows on the top of a high mountain$ rom the right a wind blows on it from a cloud abo#e. one SunHheaded and the other MoonHheaded$ "ne of these seems about to enter the well$ An the foreground a woman collects the blood of one of the infants into a Kug. four soldiers with swords are *illing children. )ngra#ing$ +-4 F 2.$ "n the right under a tree.. and throwing the bodies into a well on the left$ (eside the wall of this well stand two figures. or #essel$ "n the left beside her a plant with two flowers grows$ 9 . lie on the ground$ They ha#e triple for*ed tongues 0or possibly are breathing forth fire or flames1$ 9 . )ngra#ing +-4 F 2E mm$ %o$ .
mm$ %o$ +$ The signs of the four elements are set in a sGuare$ Within this is a four lobed circular form. inside which is a heFagram or seal of Solomon$ An the siF triangular #ertices is the siF lettered name of God A8"%AA. at the centre of which is a small circle surmounted with the letter ITI$ At the bottom is 7The central sign of %ature is the essential tincture and oil$ Mercury. Sulphur and Salt. and inside it is a further circle . Salt 7$ %o$ 4$ A circle has a crown set o#er it and a label below with the Tetragrammaton IA>othI and IConfusioI$ Anside the circle at the bottom are flames of fire. on the right side of which is a smaller hill upon which a line of trees are growing$ 9 . Anserted at end of #olume$ )ngra#ing$ +-+ F 2. while at the top is a triangle of light$ rom the left and right of the circle two winds blow$ An the centre of the circle is inscribed another circle inside of which is the scene of a ri#er flowing from 0or to1 a ca#e under a mountain on the left across a plain. Anserted at end of #olume$ )ngra#ing$ +-4 F 2. while around the heFagram are siF letters in an angelic alphabet$ At the centre of the heFagram is a circle with an inscribed triangle$ Around the triangle are the symbols of Mercury..mm$ %o$ 6$ A strange dragon blowing a wind or fumes from its mouth wal*s across a plain$ Ats small children suc*le at its breasts$ %o$ E$ A two headed dragon with siF legs. Sulphur. breathes forth fire from each of its mouths$ 9 .
$ A heFagram is inscribed within a rectangle$ An each of the #ertices of the heFagram are Salt.F 2.. Anserted at end of #olume$ )ngra#ing$ +-. (ody$ An the corners of the rectangle are the symbols of the four elements$ %o$ 3$ A strange dragon sitting on the ground has a sun li*e head$ At is labelled I(aalI$ 9 .mm$ %o$ 2$ A pair of triangles are inscribed in a circle$ The circle has 7Tria sunt mirabiliaJ 8eus et homoJ Mater et #irgoJ Trinus et unus7 HHH There are three mar#elsJ God and ManJ Matter and the !irginJ The Three and the "ne$ The triangles are labelled I'aphahI and I@edarI$ Anside these triangles is a circle with a cross at the top$ The circle has ITrigon centri centrum setI$ and another smaller circle at its centre$ %o$ +5$ A serpent is crucified on a cross which stands upon a circle labelled IA>othI$ 9 .mm$ %o$ ++$ A .mm$ %o$ . Mercury and Spirit. Soul. Anserted at end of #olume$ )ngra#ing$ +-4 F 2. Anserted at end of #olume$ )ngra#ing$ +-+ F 2. Sulphur.
Anserted at end of #olume$ )ngra#ing$ +-4 F 2.crowned flying dragon breathing fire attac*s a serpent or sna*e lying on the ground$ %o$ +4$ A man stands holding a triple blossomed plant in his left hand$ At has a tulipHli*e flower and two fourHpetalled flowers on either side$ "n the left is a small hill with a tree growing on top. his head on a pillow at the bottom of a hill on the left$ A serpent or sna*e coils itself around his body$ "n the right is a tree. IAglaI and IAdonaiI$ %o$ +-$ Two winged griffins sit with their bac*s towards each other. while on the right is another small hill on which stands a classical column on the top of which is a lamb or sheep$ A stream runs between the two hills from out of a ca#e. Anserted at end of #olume$ )ngra#ing$ +-D F 2.mm$ %o$ +D$ The breastplate of the high priest. at the foot of each hill$ 9 . and at his feet a pond or la*e$ 9 . the . upon which a fourHpetalled flower grows$ At the base of the hill is a small ca#e or tunnel from which a stream pours and flows to the right and left$ 9 .rim$ At has twel#e precious gems upon it in clusters of three$ At also has the Angel names IMahaelI and I/aphaelI$ The names of God ITetragrammatonI. as if dead. though their head are turned around to face each other$ They are seated at the bottom of a hill.mm$ %o$ +6$ A na*ed @ing lies on the ground.
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