The master’s thesis Das „Buch Lambspring“. Ein alchemisches Emblembuch von der illuminierten Handschrift bis zum Druck by Katja Lehnert (2019) is now freely accessible on our platform in a slightly revised version! The study opens the series of publications of more substantial works in the Merian project. In her master’s thesis, Katja Lehnert investigates the […]
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Please note: The opening of the exhibition has been postponed to the beginning of 2021 (due to corona). News: In the virtual exhibition room VI Material Culture of Alchemy the connection between material or practical and philosophical alchemy will be explained. The most modern digital teaching methods will be used – especially the Digital Story to explain the iconography […]
We are pleased to announce that further (international) contributors and specialists for the project and the ‘knowledge platform’ will be added. These include Sebastian Cöllen (Uppsala), Peter Forshaw (Amsterdam), Sarah Lang (Graz), Ute Frietsch (Wolfenbüttel) and Matthias Ohm (Stuttgart). Leslie Zimmermann, the scientific internet editor in the project, is currently working on the texts for […]
Most of the exhibition texts have now been completed and are being edited by Katja Lehnert and Berit Wagner. The planned date for the publication of the virtual exhibition is October 2020. In addition to contributions by students, there will be individual guest contributions by young scientists and specialists in the field of the connection […]
In an extraordinary economic boom, Frankfurt publishers produced a variety of illustrated alchemical publications within only a few years. It is no coincidence that this production phase coincided with the zenith of alchemical literature in Europe and the search for the philosopher’s stone. Even then, Alchemica Illustrata from Frankfurt stood out from the crowd. To […]