Zosimus of Panopolis
III or IV Century?
and Christian mystic. Certainly influenced by
Neoplatonism, but not necessarily an heretic.
Under construction --- far from complete! Read with caution.
De Omega Elementa.
- Moshe Idel:
The Origin of Alchemy According to Zosimos and a Hebrew Parallel,
REJ (145): 117.
- WORKS of theological interest:
Zosimus (or writers claiming to be Zosimus)
also wrote prolifically on numerous alchemical
and scientific topics, from the Philosopher's
Stone to the brewing of beer.
Greek text with French translation by M. Mertens
Les Alchimistes grecs edited by R. Halleux
(Paris: Belles Lettres, 2002).
Visiones et Revelationes.
On the Letter Omega.
Translated by Howard M. Jackson
(Missoula, Mont.: Scholars Press, 1978).
Visioni e risvegli.
Italian translation by Angelo Tonelli
(Milan: Coliseum, 1988).
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