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Eye and alchemy, from the antiquity to paracelsus and the modern times

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First Author: G.Balanikas GREECE

Co Author(s):    N. Ziakas   S. Maloutas   A. Alexandridis   P. Economidis     

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Our purpose is to present the origin and the relationship between the eye and Alchemy from the antiquity to the medieval times and the modern era.


A" Ophthalmologic clinic, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki?


We look in the ancient texts, and also in the late sources, reaching the medieval times and going further to our era


The eye as a symbol, as the dominant organ of the most important sense, the vision, plays a sovereign role in the history of Alchemy


The Eye is the window of the knowledge, an ascertainment that was well established on the philosophical dimension of alchemy

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