New contribution by Rainer Werthmann

A new contribution by Rainer Werthmann was added to the platform.

In his article ‘Heinrich Khunraths Philosophischer Athanor, 1599/1603’, Werthmann elaborates on the design for a new type of alchemical furnace, presented, and praised by the physician and alchemist Heinrich Khunrath (c 1560-1605).

Read in detail how liquid fuel and an innovative built helped make the alchemical practice much ‘cleaner’, and how Khunrath’s contemporary Daniel Sennert reacted to this new type of athanor.

We would like to thank Rainer Werthmann for his insightful contribution!