Medieval Alchemy and the Philosopher’s Stone: The Story Harry Potter Didn't Tell....

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Presented by Mr. Sev Sinanian
J. Sargeant Reynolds Community College
Original Slidecast for Medieval Day, Spring 2011
Re-cast for Science Night, Spring 2012

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Medieval Alchemy and the Philosopher’s Stone: The Story Harry Potter Didn't Tell....

  1. 1. (The story Harry Potter didn’t tell)
  2. 2. <ul><li>courtesy of napolitopia.com </li></ul>
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  8. 8. <ul><li>Aristotle </li></ul>
  9. 9. <ul><li>courtesy of sciencemuseum.org.uk </li></ul>courtesy of seanrobsville.blogspot.com
  10. 10. <ul><li>courtesy of robotviking.com </li></ul>What’s in that stuff?!
  11. 11. <ul><li>courtesy of kashina.ru </li></ul>Oh, Snap! Better hurry and drink!
  12. 12. <ul><li>courtesy of seanrobsville.blogspot.com </li></ul>
  13. 13. <ul><li>courtesy of clendening.kumc.edu </li></ul>
  14. 14. <ul><li>courtesy of Dodd memorial Library at http://dodd.cmcvellore.ac.in </li></ul>“ The human spirit is so great a thing that no man can express it; could we rightly comprehend the mind of man nothing would be impossible to us upon the earth.” -Paracelsus
  15. 15. <ul><li>I offer my thanks to the owners/contributors cited in this slidecast for allowing me to use their wonderful images. And a special thanks to Nancy Morrison, Reading Professor at JSRCC, for inviting me to present at this Medieval Day event. </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>Corwin, C.H. (2008). Introductory Chemistry, Concepts & Connections, 5 th Edition . Upper Saddle, NJ: Pearson/Prentice Hall </li></ul><ul><li>Adam McLean, (1996). The Alchemy Website . Retrieved from http://www.alchemywebsite.com </li></ul><ul><li>Kelley, E., “Philosopher's Stone,” Retrieved from Wikipedia at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Philosopher%27s_stone </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>Cockren, A. (?). Paracelsus, Retrieved from http://www.alchemylab.com/paracelsus.htm </li></ul><ul><li>The Alchemy Website (1996), Adam McLean, www.alchemywebsite.com </li></ul><ul><li>Internet Source: http://www.squidoo.com/philosophers_stone </li></ul><ul><li>Internet Source: http://www.unexplainable.net/artman/publish/article_622.shtml </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul>

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