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The Devil's Doctor: Paracelsus and the World of Renaissance Magic and Science

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Philip Theophrastus Aureolus Bombastus von Hohenheim - known to later ages as Paracelsus - stands on the borderline between medieval and modern; a name that is familiar but a man who has been hard to perceive or understand. Contemporary of Luther, enemy of established medicine, scourge of the universities ('at all the German schools you cannot learn as much as at the Frankfurt Fair'), army surgeon and alchemist, myths about him - from his treating diseases from beyond the grave in mid-nineteenth century Salzburg to his ...

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The Devil's Doctor: Paracelsus and the World of Renaissance Magic and Science
2007, Arrow Books Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9780099457879

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The Devil's Doctor: Paracelsus and the World of Renaissance Magic and Science
2006, Farrar Straus Giroux, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780374229795

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