Ibn Wahshiyya

Ibn Wahshiyya Cover
Ibn Wahshiyya (also Ibn Wahshiyah) (fl. 9th century/10th century) was a Nabataean and Assyrian writer, alchemist, agriculturalist, Egyptologist and historian born at Qusayn near Kufa in Iraq. He was known in early modern Europe as Ahmad Bin Abubekr Bin Wahishih. Ibn Wahshiyya was one of the first historians to be able to at least partly decipher what was written in the ancient Egyptian hieroglyphs, by relating them to the contemporary Coptic language A reference to Ibn Wahshiyya is made in the archaeological mystery Labyrinth by Kate Mosse.

Also try this free pdf e-books:

Howard Phillips Lovecraft - The White Ship
Aleister Crowley - Liber 800 The Ship
Aleister Crowley - Liber 242 Aha

Labels: benedictine basilius  steps philosopher's stone  transmutation alchemy  alchemy poetry  alchemy masonry  snake stones  mercurial bird  olympiodorus thebes  edda also prose  power mystic virtues  death exploring connection