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Metaphysics - Medieval

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    Sir Michael Scott of Balwearie (c.1255 - c.1304)
    Michael "the Wizard" Scott of Balwearie (Latin: Michael Scotus ) (1175-c1232) was a Scottish alchemist, astrologer, mathematician, and scholar. Introduction Michael Scott or Scot was an important p...
  • Sir Thomas "the Alchemist" de Ashton (1403 - 1460)
    Note Thomas de Ashton (alchemist) is not, Sir Thomas de Ashton Lord of Croston d. 17 Oct 1407 and, is not the medieval Thomas de Aston, a 13th-century monk d. 7 June 1401: these two men are in Lincol...
  • John II the Alchemist, Margrave of Brandenburg-Kulmbach (c.1406 - 1464)
    Links: The Peerage Geneall Wikipedia: English Deutsch Margrave of Brandenburg: 1426–1440 Predecessor: Frederick I Successor: Frederick II
  • Vseslav Bryachislavich "the Sorcerer" of Polotsk (c.1029 - 1101)
    Vseslav of Polotsk (Vseslav Bryachislavich, Belarusian: Усяслаў Брачыславіч , Усяслаў Чарадзей; Russian: Всеслав Полоцкий; Ukrainian: Всеслав Полоцький; also known as Vseslav the Sorcerer, also known a...
  • Nicolas Flamel (1330 - 1418)
    Nicolas Flamel (early 1330s–1418) was a successful French scrivener and manuscript-seller who developed a posthumous reputation as an alchemist due to his reputed work on the philosopher's stone. Acc...

Metaphysics is a branch of philosophy that deals with the nature of consciousness and existence. In popular usage the word refers loosely to a number of non-traditional belief systems and spiritual practices.

This project includes key metaphysical writers and teachers of the medieval world.

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