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1 The first was proposed by Zosimos of Panopolis (3rd–4th cent.
2 The treatises of Zosimos of Panopolis, the earliest, historically-attested author (fl. c. 300 CE), can however help in situating the other authors.
3 Zosimos of Panopolis wrote in the Final Abstinence (also known as the "Final Count").
4 Zosimos explains that the ancient practice of "tinctures" (the technical Greek name for the alchemical arts) had been taken over by certain "demons" who taught the art only to those who offered them sacrifices.
5 Since Zosimos also called the demons "gardians of places" (οἱ κατὰ τόπον ἔφοροι) and those who offered them sacrifices "priests" (ἱερέα), it is fairly clear that he was referring to the gods of Egypt and their priests.
6 While critical of the kind alchemy he associated with the Egyptian priests and their followers, Zosimos nonetheless saw the tradition's recent past as rooted in the rites of the Egyptian temples.
7 Mythology – Zosimos of Panopolis asserted that alchemy dated back to Pharaonic Egypt where it was the domain of the priestly class, though there is little to no evidence for his assertion.
8 Between the time of Bolus and Zosimos, the change took place that transformed this metallurgy into a Hermetic art.
9 Most of the Greco-Roman alchemists preceding Zosimos are known only by pseudonyms, such as Moses, Isis, Cleopatra, Democritus, and Ostanes.
10 Zosimos' sister Theosebia (later known as Euthica the Arab) and Isis the Prophetess also played a role in early alchemical texts.
11 Although we have no writing from Mary herself, she is known from the early-fourth-century writings of Zosimos of Panopolis.
12 Early alchemists, such as Zosimos of Panopolis (c. AD 300), highlight the spiritual nature of the alchemical quest, symbolic of a religious regeneration of the human soul.
13 Zosimos (circa 300 AD) describes roasting sandarach (realgar) to obtain cloud of arsenic (arsenic trioxide), which he then reduces to gray arsenic.
14 It is often seen as linked to the quest to turn lead or another common starting material into gold, though in ancient times, the study encompassed many of the questions of modern chemistry being defined as the study of the composition of waters, movement, growth, embodying, disembodying, drawing the spirits from bodies and bonding the spirits within bodies by the early 4th century Greek-Egyptian alchemist Zosimos.
15 It was originally created from a number of different materials including various trace elements, apparently ultimately from the writings of Zosimos of Panopolis.
16 Zosimos of Panopolis, circa 300 AD, describes soap and soapmaking.
17 In his writings, Jabir pays tribute to Egyptian and Greek alchemists Zosimos, Democritus, Hermes Trismegistus, Agathodaemon, but also Plato, Aristotle, Galen, Pythagoras, and Socrates, as well as the commentators Alexander of Aphrodisias, Simplicius, Porphyry and others.
18 Like Zosimos, Jabir believed this would require a catalyst, an al-iksir, the elusive elixir that would make this transformation possible – which in European alchemy became known as the philosopher's stone.
19 The earliest known written mention of the philosophers' stone is in the Cheirokmeta by Zosimos of Panopolis (c. 300 AD).
20 Early medieval alchemists built upon the work of Zosimos in the Byzantine Empire and the Arab empires.
21 Although the actual word "homunculus" was never used, Carl Jung believed that the concept first appeared in the Visions of Zosimos, written in the third century AD. In the visions, Zosimos encounters a priest who changes into "the opposite of himself, into a mutilated anthroparion".
22 Zosimos subsequently encounters other anthroparion in his dream but there is no mention of the creation of artificial life.
23 Alembic drawings appear in works of Cleopatra the Alchemist, Synesius, and Zosimos of Panopolis.
24 According to Zosimos of Panopolis, the alembic was invented by Mary the Jewess.
25 Alembic of Zosimos of Panopolis.
26 The incident was probably caused by the conflict between Maxentius and his father Maximian early in 308, and Zosimos confused Galerius with Maximian in his account.