Alchemy

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Science

 

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Thomas H

 

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August 18, 2013

 

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University

 

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The result was Khemia, the Greek word for Egypt. When Egypt was occupied by the Arabs in the 7th Century, they added 'al-' to the word Khemia and al-Khemia meaning 'the Black Land' is the origin for the word alchemy. It is unfortunate that more is not known about this early period in the history of alchemy because In 391, invading Christians burned the great library in Alexandria, destroying many relevant works...
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It is unfortunate that more is not known about this early period in the history of alchemy because In 391, invading Christians burned the great library in Alexandria, destroying many relevant works. Alchemy was also developed independently in China by Taoist monks. The monks pursued both the outer elixir and the inner elixir...
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