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    Depicting the Medieval Alchemical Cosmos.Jennifer M. Rampling - 2013 - Early Science and Medicine 18 (1-2):45-86.
    Alchemical images take many forms, from descriptive illustrations of apparatus to complex allegorical schemes that link practical operations to larger cosmological structures. I argue that George Ripley’s famous Compound of Alchemy (1471) was intended to be read in light of a circular figure appended to the work: the Wheel. In the concentric circles of his “lower Astronomy,” Ripley provided a terrestrial analogue for the planetary spheres: encoding his alchemical ingredients as planets that orbited the earthly elements at the core of (...)
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    Transmission and Transmutation: George Ripley and the Place of English Alchemy in Early Modern Europe.Jennifer M. Rampling - 2012 - Early Science and Medicine 17 (5):477-499.
    Continental authors and editors often sought to ground alchemical writing within a long-established, coherent and pan-European tradition, appealing to the authority of adepts from different times and places. Greek, Latin and Islamic alchemists met both in person and between the covers of books, in actual, fictional or coincidental encounters: a trope utilised in Michael Maier’s Symbola aureae mensae duodecim nationum. This essay examines how works attributed to an English authority, George Ripley, were received in central Europe and incorporated into continental (...)
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    Introduction Alchemy on the Fringes: Communication and Practice at the Peripheries of Early Modern Europe.Dóra Bobory & Jennifer M. Rampling - 2012 - Early Science and Medicine 17 (5):467-476.
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    Alchemical Reading in Action: Jennifer M. Rampling: The Experimental Fire: Inventing English Alchemy, 1300-1700. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2020, 416 Pp, $35.00 HB. [REVIEW]Jennifer M. Rampling - 2021 - Metascience 30 (2):191-198.
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