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What Was The Philosopher’s Stone?

By |2020-01-17T02:52:01+03:00May 2nd, 2017|Categories: Culture, Knowledge|Tags: , , |

From the Middle Ages to the late 17th-century, the so-called Philosopher’s Stone was the most sought-after goal in the world of alchemy, the medieval ancestor of chemistry. According to legend, the philosopher’s stone was a substance that could turn ordinary metals such as iron, tin, [...]

5 Ancient Legends About the Secret of Immortality

By |2020-01-13T02:52:19+03:00April 10th, 2017|Categories: Culture|Tags: , , , , |

*This article was originally published at by Daniel Appel - Read the full article here: Chasing down the ancient world’s alchemical obsession with obtaining the Philosopher's Stone: the secret of immortality. Mortality has tormented our consciousness since the first human witnessed death and realized his or her [...]