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Alchemy Was the Marketing Scheme of the Medieval World

Wealthy people were eager to believe the discipline's bold claims.

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  • Painting of the alchemist Michael Sendivogius by Jan Matejko.Photo Credit: Wikipedia

Alchemy's origins

Aurora consurgens
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  • An illustration from the Aurora consurgens, a 15th-century alchemical treatise.

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One example of fraudulent alchemy