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1. Through the 14th and 15th centuries, alchemists were much like Flamel: they concentrated on looking for the philosophers' stone.

2. The philosophers' stone was the central symbol of the mystical terminology of alchemy, symbolizing perfection at its finest, enlightenment, and heavenly bliss.

3. Efforts to discover the philosophers' stone were known as the Magnum Opus ("Great Work").

4. The earliest known written mention of the philosophers' stone is in the Cheirokmeta by Zosimos of Panopolis (c. 300 AD).

5. Prima materia is also the name alchemists assign to the starting ingredient for the creation of the philosophers' stone.

6. It was often considered to exist as a dry red powder (also known as al-kibrit al-ahmar, red sulfur) made from a legendary stone—the philosophers' stone.

7. According to legend, the 13th-century scientist and philosopher Albertus Magnus is said to have discovered the philosophers' stone.

8. The equivalent of the philosophers' stone in Buddhism and Hinduism is the Cintamani.

9. The Yoga Vasistha, originally written in the 10th century AD, contains a story about the philosophers' stone.

10. A great Hindu sage wrote about the spiritual accomplishment of Gnosis using the metaphor of the philosophers' stone.

11. Descriptions of the Philosophers' Stone are numerous and various.

12. The various names and attributes assigned to the philosophers' stone has led to long-standing speculation on its composition and source.

13. The philosophers' stone is created by the alchemical method known as The Magnum Opus or The Great Work.

14. The philosophers' stone has been an inspiration, plot feature, or subject of innumerable artistic works: animations, comics, films, musical compositions, novels, and video games.

15. His first published work was the 1921 Inamicul viermelui de mătase ("The Silkworm's Enemy"), followed by Cum am găsit piatra filosofală ("How I Found the Philosophers' Stone").

16. Written in the first person, it depicts an experiment which, for a moment, seems to be the discovery of the philosophers' stone.

17. Together with The secret Booke of Artephius, And the Epistle of Iohn Pontanus: Containing both the Theoricke and the Practicke of the Philosophers Stone.

18. On 16 December, the appearance of an illuminating sun disc on the wording of the Cenotaph stone, transform their meaning as per the Philosophers Stone of the alchemists.

19. Some of these movie trailers including The Lord of the Rings, Harry Potter and the Philosophers Stone, and Alice in Wonderland.

20. However, he never wandered far from his chymistry lab and his quest for Van Helmont's alchahest or the philosophers' stone.

21. Starkey's success in producing his alchahest was limited, and his quest for the philosophers' stone never came to fruition.

22. Faced with his mortality, Ashmole records that Backhouse was motivated to reveal to him "in Silables the true Matter of the Philosophers Stone", as his "Legacy" if he should die.

23. They are looking for the philosophers' stone to make it last."

24. It was entitled The Optick Glasse of Humors, or the Touchstone of a Golden Temperature, or the Philosophers Stone to make a Golden Temper.

25. Crane is forced to make a deal with the devil for a piece of the philosophers' stone to strip Dreyfuss of his immortality, sending Dreyfuss to hell.

26. Bendrode, who claimed to know the secret of the Philosophers' Stone;

27. After using his resources to gather and reform the philosophers stone to achieve immortality.

28. When Ichabod rendered Malcolm mortal once again with the Philosophers stone, Jobe sent Malcolm to hell and fulfilled his contract.

29. Though he scoffed at astrology, Metius is said to have spent a lot of time pursuing alchemy, especially the philosophers' stone.

30. Prima Materia of the Philosophers Stone.