EBOOK READ [Anna Zieglerin and the Lion's Blood Alchemy and End Times in Reformation Germany]

In 1573 the alchemist Anna Zieglerin gave er patron the Duke of Braunschweig Wolfenbttel the recipe for an extraordinary substance she called the lion's blood She claimed that this golden oil could stimulate the growth of plants create gemstones transform lead into the coveted philosophers' stone and would serve a critical role in preparing for The Last Days Boldly Envisioning Last Days Boldly envisioning as a Protestant Virgin Mary Anna proposed that the lion's blood paired with er own BODY COULD EVEN GENERATE LIFE REPOPULATING AND REDEEMING THE could even generate life repopulating and redeeming the world in its final momentsIn Anna Zieglerin and the Lion's Blood Tara Nummedal reconstructs the extraordina. ,
Anna Zieglerin and the Lion's Blood Alchemy and End Times in Reformation GermanyRy career and istorical Of Alchemist Courtier of alchemist prophet Anna Zieglerin She situates Anna's story within the wider frameworks of Reformation Germany's religious political and military battles; the rising influence of alchemy; the role of apocalyptic eschatology; and the position of women within these contexts Together with er usband the jester Heinrich Schombach and their companion and fellow alchemist Philipp Sommering Anna promised er patrons at the court of Wolfenbttel spiritual salvation and material profit her patrons at the court of Wolfenbttel spiritual salvation and material profit The Alpha Billionaires Collection her compelling vision brought with it another darker possibility rather than grantinger patrons wealth or redem. Ption Anna's alchemical gifts might instead lead to war disgrace and destruction By 1575 three years after Anna's arrival at court Voyages Of The Shep her enemiesad succeeded in turning er from Holy Alchemist Into Poisoner alchemist into poisoner sorceress culminating in Anna's arrest torture and public executionIn er life Anna was a master of self fashioning; in the centuries since er death er Cuaderno De Rebeldes has been continually refashioned makinger a fitting emblem for each new age Interweaving the Atmaskot Direktori history of science gender religion and politics Nummedal recountsow one resourceful woman's alchemical schemes touched some of the most conseuential matters in Reformation German. .