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date: 24 January 2021

Paracelsus or Philippus Aureolus Theophrastus Bombastus von Hohenheim 

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The Oxford Dictionary of the Renaissance
Author(s):

Gordon Campbell

(1493–1541),Swiss medical alchemist, born in Einsiedeln, the son of a physician; the name that he adopted means ‘above Celsus’, i.e. superior to Celsus, the first-century medical writer rediscovered in the Renaissance and praised as the Cicero of physicians (... ...

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