Oswald Croll

In existographies, Oswald Croll (c.1563-1609) was German alchemist and medical professor, noted for []

In 1608, Croll, in his Chemical Basilica, presented a title page showing images of the top six chemist of history, namely:

1. Hermes Trismegistus (c.100-175) (Ѻ) | Egyptian (see: Hermes)
2. Geber | Arabian
3. Morienus (c.640-700) | Roman [2]
4. Roger Bacon | English
5. Ramon Llull | Spanish
6. Paracelsus | German

The following, below right, is an alchemical symbol table from his work:

volcano, phoenix, alchemy


1. (a) Croll, Oswald. (1608). Chemical Basilica (Ѻ). Publisher.
(b) Greenberg, Arthur. (2000). A Chemical History Tour: Picturing Chemistry from Alchemy to Modern Molecular Science (pg. 68, 139). Wiley.
2. Morienus Romanus (Portuguese → English) – Wikipedia.

External links
Oswald Croll – Wikipedia.

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