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Memoirs of the Asiatic Society of Bengal Chemistry in Iraq and Persia in the Tenth Century A.D.

1927

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THE RELIGIOUS BELIEFS OF THE SABIANS (HARRANIANS OR CHALDJEANS) with special reference to the bearing of these beliefs on the ideas of the Alchmists of 'h&j and Persia in the roar Century A. D... 398 A. Hermes and Agathodemon : the originators of the Sdbian dotrines.. 398 B. The Temples of the Sabians 398 C. Astrological Classification of Sustances in Muhammad Husain's Makhzan al-A dwi [...] Owing to the death of one of the collaborators the continued absence of another from all sources of reference and finally the late war little progress could be made in the study of the documents which it was hoped to utilise. [...] For details of making the composite pieces of apparatus such as the Aludel the Second Discourse of the Kitab al-A srar and the corresponding portion of the Madkhal may be consulted. [...] the putting to flight and removal of the blackness from the 'Spirit ' and ' Soul ' of a substance : (2) Liqufaction of the purified ' Body' : (3) Ceration or subtilisation of the Body ' : (4) Albification or quick fusion—particularly of the Body' : (5) Solution : (6) Cogulation or reunion of the ' Body ' with the prepared ' Soul.' Similarly in the edition of jdbir's ' Book of Pity' by h [...] The substance either by itself—or mixed with oil if the ' essence' of the substance was required—was placed in the flask heated gently to remove any moisture or oilness and finally after the mouth of the phial had been sealed heated strongly until the substance sublimed into the neck of the flask.

Title Pages Author/Editor
Cover i-i H. E. Stapleton, R. F. Azo, M. Husain

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Frontmatter i-iii H. E. Stapleton, R. F. Azo, M. Husain

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Chemistry in Iraq and Persia in the Tenth Century A.D. 317-417 H. E. Stapleton, R. F. Azo, M. Husain

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Backmatter i-ii H. E. Stapleton, R. F. Azo, M. Husain

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technology medicine science

Pages
109
SARF Document ID
sarf.100203

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