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The Resource Prophecy, alchemy, and the end of time : John of Rupescissa in the late Middle Ages, Leah DeVun

Prophecy, alchemy, and the end of time : John of Rupescissa in the late Middle Ages, Leah DeVun

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Prophecy, alchemy, and the end of time : John of Rupescissa in the late Middle Ages
Title
Prophecy, alchemy, and the end of time
Title remainder
John of Rupescissa in the late Middle Ages
Statement of responsibility
Leah DeVun
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In the middle of the fourteenth century, the Franciscan friar John of Rupescissa sent a dramatic warning to his followers: the last days were coming; the apocalypse was near. Deemed insane by the Christian church, Rupescissa had spent more than a decade confined to prisons & mdash;in one case wrapped in chains and locked under a staircase & mdash;yet ill treatment could not silence the friar's apocalyptic message. Religious figures who preached the end times were hardly rare in the late Middle Ages, but Rupescissa's teachings were unique. He claimed that knowledge of the natural wo
Cataloging source
E7B
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
DeVun, Leah
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Language note
In English
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Johannes
  • Johannes
  • Alchemy
  • Religion and science
  • Pharmacology
  • Apocalyptic literature
  • RELIGION
  • HISTORY
  • Alchemy
  • Apocalyptic literature
  • Pharmacology
  • Religion and science
  • Europe
  • History
  • Medieval History
Label
Prophecy, alchemy, and the end of time : John of Rupescissa in the late Middle Ages, Leah DeVun
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 223-243) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
List of Illustrations; Acknowledgments; 1. Introduction; 2. The Proving of Christendom; 3. John of Rupescissa's Vision of the End; 4. Alchemy in Theory and Practice; 5. Artists and the Art; 6. Metaphor and Alchemy; 7. The End of Nature; 8. Conclusion; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Control code
ocn808344579
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiii, 255 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780231519342
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other control number
10.7312/devu14538
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 22573/ctt273tmz
  • 87bc007f-f2fb-454e-addf-35bf2d7da155
Publisher number
EB00639866
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)808344579
Label
Prophecy, alchemy, and the end of time : John of Rupescissa in the late Middle Ages, Leah DeVun
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 223-243) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
List of Illustrations; Acknowledgments; 1. Introduction; 2. The Proving of Christendom; 3. John of Rupescissa's Vision of the End; 4. Alchemy in Theory and Practice; 5. Artists and the Art; 6. Metaphor and Alchemy; 7. The End of Nature; 8. Conclusion; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Control code
ocn808344579
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiii, 255 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780231519342
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other control number
10.7312/devu14538
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 22573/ctt273tmz
  • 87bc007f-f2fb-454e-addf-35bf2d7da155
Publisher number
EB00639866
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)808344579

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