Mylius, Johann

Johann Mylius (16th–17th c.) German philosopher and student of Alchemy, known for his books of alchemical emblems.

Johann Mylius’s best-known work is Philosophia reformata (“Philosophy Reformed”), published in 1622, a 700-page illustrated book discussing the concepts, metals, and stages of alchemy. His last work, Anatomia auri (“The Anatomy of Gold”), was published in 1628 and discusses the physical and spiritual properties of GOLD.

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