Paracelsus und Seine Internationale Rezeption in der Fruhen Neuzeit: Beitrage eur Geschichte des Paracelsismus

This edited volume addresses important aspects of Paracelsian concepts within the context of contemporary science and literature, emphasizing the international dissemination and propagation of Paracelsian ideas during the 16th and 17th centuries. Its contributions analyse different aspects of Paracelsus's work and influence: for instance, his ideas on magic, medicine, and mantic art; his relation to the Jewish tradition, and the controversies caused by Paracelsian authors. Special attention is given to the impact of Paracelsus on the Rosicrucian movement. This volume will be of interst to historians of medicine, literature, and culture in the 16th and 17th centuries. Contributors include: Stephen Bamforth, Udo Benzenhofer, Lucien Braun, Roland Edighoffer, Frank Hieronymus, Didier Kahn, Joseph Levi, Cunhild Porksen, Heinz Schott, Joachim Telle, and Ilana Zinguer.