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The Elixir and the Stone

  • Livre de poche
  • 480 Nombre de pages
The Tradition of Magic and Alchemy. Re-released to coincide with publication of 'The Holy Blood and the Holy Grail Illustrated Edi... Lire la suite
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Description

The Tradition of Magic and Alchemy. Re-released to coincide with publication of 'The Holy Blood and the Holy Grail Illustrated Edition'. An epic look at the esoteric history of the world.

Préface
An alternative history of the intellectual world

Auteur
Michael Baigent was born in New Zealand in 1948, and obtained a degree in psychology from Canterbury University, Christchurch. Since 1976 he has lived in England.

Richard Leigh studied at Tufts University, Boston, the University of Chicago and the State University of New York at Stony Brook.

Together they have co-authored a number of books including the international bestsellers The Holy Blood and The Holy Grail, The Dead Sea Scrolls Deception and Secret Germany.

Texte du rabat

The authors trace the history of this intriguing and all-encompassing philosophy - which has much in common with contemporary holistic thought - charting its origin in the Egyptian mysteries, and demonstrating how it continued to exercise enormous influence through the magicians and magi of the Middle Ages and the Renaissance.

Détails sur le produit

Titre: The Elixir and the Stone
Sous-titre: A History of Magic and Alchemy
Auteur:
Code EAN: 9780099490029
ISBN: 978-0-09-949002-9
Format: Livre de poche
Editeur: Random House UK
Genre: Spiritualité
nombre de pages: 480
Poids: 264g
Taille: H177mm x B114mm x T32mm
Année: 2005