Chymisches medizinisches Vademecum

From Theatrum Paracelsicum
I. Basic information

Printing History, Manuscripts. Not printed. One manuscript known.

Editions. Not edited by Huser or Sudhoff.

Relationship between different versions. Only one known version.

Structure, genre/form, perspective, style. Written in the first person, directly addressing the reader.

Relationship to other texts.

Authenticity, authorship. The Vademecum is a conventional practical alchemical text with no connection to Paracelsus.

Time of writing. Further study required.

II. Sources


  • Leipzig, Universtitätsbibliothek: Cod. mag. 82; 11 fols.

First printed: not printed

Historical Manuscript Catalogues: Schröer (1710), 4 n° 135; Schröer/Roth-Scholtz (1732), 16 n° 137.

III. Bibliography

Essential bibliography:

Further bibliographical references:

Bellingradt and Otto, Magical Manuscripts (2017), 150 n° 135.