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Alchemical Art of the Late Renaissance Period: The Ripley Scroll, 1570 (Beinecke Version)

The scroll is known as the Ripley Scroll, it was created around the year 1570, and the text is an English translation of the Visio Mystica, an alchemical text attributed to Arnold of Villanova.  There are online references to several different versions, from an original that is to date unknown, of this scroll — this version, with its particularly richly colored and detailed artwork, seems to be generally known as the Beinecke version, after the library that houses it. 


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