Adam McLean

Adam McLean

Scotland 1948 - present

has done more to make ancient Alchemical texts available and understandable than anyone else in this modern century; Alchemy; Researcher/ Librarian

Influences

Gareth Knight; Paracelsus; Dr. John Dee; Edward Kelly; Abraham Von Worms ; Frederick Carter; A.E. Waite; Michael Maier; Franz Hartmann; Roger Bacon; Elias Ashmole; Sir Isaac Newton; Albertus Magnus; John Winthrop the Younger AKA John Winthrop,(CT 1650s); Anton Joseph Kirchweger; Frederick Holland; Samuel Liddell MacGregor Mathers ; William Robert Woodman; William Wynn Westcott; Kenneth R. H. Mackenzie; Count Apponyi; Frederick Hockley; William W. Atkinson; William Alexander Ayton; H. Spencer Lewis; Fulcanelli; Justus von Liebig; Basil Valentine; Nicolas Flamel; Sir George Ripley; Michael Sendivogius; Jābir ibn Hayyān AKA Gerber; Johann Isaac Hollandus; Arnoldus de Villa Nova; Josephus Quercetanus ; Baro Urbigerus; Henry Khunrath AKA Heinrich Khunrath aka Henry Kunwrath of Lipsicke; Valentin Weigel aka Valentine Weigelius; Robert Fludd; Dr Sigismond Bacstrom; Franciscus Mercurius van Helmont; Sir Hans Sloane; “Salomon Trismosin”; Cornelius Agrippa; Johannes Theodorus de Bry, engraver; Johan Babtista Grosschedel Von Aicha; Hermes Trismegistus; Dionysus Andereas Freher, author of the Paradoxa, Emblemata, Aenigmata, Hieroglyphica, de Uno, Toto, Puncto, Centro; Johann Daniel Mylius; Thomas Murner;

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Bibliotheca Philosophica Hermetica; The Alchemy Website

Author

founded the Hermetic Journal, 1978; Magnum Opus Hermetic Sourceworks, 39 editions; A Treatise on Angel Magic; The Alchemical Mandala; The Rosicrucian Emblems of Daniel Cramer; The Triple Goddess: An Exploration of the Archetypal Feminine; A Commentary on the Mutus Liber (the Mute Book); The Magical Calendar. A Synthesis of Magical Symbolism from the Seventeenth Century Renaissance of Medieval Occultism, meant to include the large diagram of the Calendarium Naturale Magicum Perpetuum; The Rosary of the Philosophers. The English Translation in Ferguson Manuscript 210, 2006; The Pneumo-Cosmic Manuscript. MS Ferguson 115 in Glasgow University Library , 2005; Commentary on the Chymical Wedding ( by Johannes Valentinus Andreae) With text of the 1690 Foxcroft translation revised and modified by Deidre Green and Adam McLean, With Extracts from the Original German Edition, preface by Gareth Knight, 1984; Alchemical Compendium I: A Collection of Alchemical Treatises , 1999; The Alchemical Mandala - A Survey of the Mandala in the Western Esoteric Traditions; A Commentary on the Mutus Liber aka The Silent Book; (editor) The Alchemical Engravings of Mylius. With the texts of Part Four of the First Book of the 'Philosophia Reformata; translated by . Three Dreams on the Transmutations of Metals by Giovanni Battista Nazari;

 

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