Albertus Magnus

Albertus Magnus AKA Albert the Great AKA Albert of Cologne AKA Count of Bolstadt aka Count von Bollstadt aka Albert de Groot aka Ailberto Manyo aka Magno

German between @ 1193-1206 – 1280

Scholasticism; inspired Freemasonry; created the Gothic Style of Architecture; May have been head of the Operative Masons of Cologne, who took instruction from him; Created an ALCHEMICAL /mechanical creature named ANDROID which correctly answered his questions when asked, and his disciple St. Thomas Aquinas destroyed, thinking it was diabolical rather than a creation of Alchemy;

Influences

Peter Lombard; influenced by Aristotle; Salomon Trismosin;

Influenced

Thomas Aquinas; Heinrich Cornelius Agrippa von Nettesheim; James A. Weisheipl ; Joachim R. Soder; Blessed Angela of Foligno; Michael R. Best ; Frank H. Brightman; Jacques Sadoul & Olga Sieveking, author and translator of Alchemists and Gold: The Story of Alchemy through the Ages; Francis J. Kovach; Robert W. Shahan; Michael R. Best ; Frank H. Brightman; Nicholas of Poland; Nicolaus Wodka de Kwidzyn, 1442-1494; Johannes of Glogovia aka John of Głogów aka Jan z Głogowa aka Jan Głogowczyk aka Johann von Schelling von Glogau, commentaries to Ptolemy's Cosmography, 1445 –1507; Giano Lacinio, 1546; Petrus Bonus; Manasseh ben Israel, translator of The Eighth Spring; Zerah Ben Nathan, @ 1578;

Close

Roger Bacon; mentioned by Dante Alighieri; Pope Alexander the VI;

Critical

Groups

Catholic Church; Dominican 1223;

Author

thirty-eight volumes, De mineralibus; The Book of Secrets; probably NOT the author of Egyptian Secrets for Man and Beast attributed to him; perhaps Les admirables Secrets d'Albert le Grand (aka Albertus Magnus) - Contenant Plusieurs traités sur la génération de l'homme; l'influence des astres sur le corps humain et sur les animaux; l'indication des signes de la fécondité des femmes et les marques de leur pureté, sur les vertus de quelques animaux et de plusieurs matières peu connues ou souvent méprisées quoique très-utiles, etc., etc. Nouvelle édition Augmentée d'un abrégé de Physiognomonie, de mille et un préservatifs de diverses maladies ou de secrets intéressant tous les individus quelle que soit leur position dans le monde. Traduction Soigneusement faite sur les anciens textes manuscrits, déjà publiés ou inédits, du savant auteur dont les conseils et les travaux sont plus longuement indiqués dans la table qui termine cet ouvrage, @ 1500; Liber phisicorum sive auditus phisici;

 

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