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Re: VMs: Cod. Pal. germ. 579...?
Rene Zandbergen wrote:
> > >deutschen alchemistischen Texte, naemlich der
> > "Alchemy teuczch" aus den
> > >zwanziger jahren des 15, Jh.s, die in Cod. Pal.
> to the Vatican. Mss in this collection are referred
> to as Cod. Pal. Lat. (if they are in Latin)
> and presumable Cod.Pal.germ. if they are in
> That last bit is an extrapolation by me. I could
> be wrong but I guess that the book in question is
> in the Vatican.
It is the earliest alchemical text in German (or one
of two earliest, the other being Buch des Heilige
Dreifachtigkeit) and has its own entry in _Lexikon
des Mittelalters_ - but I have not got a copy of it
so cannot give more details at the moment. I don't
think, however, it would have much (if anything)
in common with the VMS.
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