Klage Theophrasti über seine eigenen Discipel

From Theatrum Paracelsicum
I. Basic information

Printing History, Manuscripts. First printed in 1594.

Editions. Not edited by Huser or Sudhoff.

Relationship between different versions. Only one known version.

Structure, genre/form, perspective, style.

Relationship to other texts.

Authenticity, authorship. An anthology of warnings and critical statements taken from authentic Paracelsian works. Obviously collected in opposition to the widespread alchemical and medical forgeries ascribed to Paracelsus.

Time of writing. Probably compiled in the early 1590s.

II. Sources

Manuscripts: no manuscripts known

First printed:

  • 1594 (Klage Theophrasti/ vber seine eigene Discipel/ vnnd leichtfertige Ertzte (no place, 1594); VD16 P 383; Sudhoff, Bibliographia Paracelsica, 414–415 n° 233; another edition: VD16 P 384, Sudhoff, Bibliographia Paracelsica, 415–416 n° 234)
III. Bibliography

Essential bibliography: Sudhoff, Bibliographia Paracelsica, 414–416.

Further bibliographical references:

Gilly, Paracelsus in der BPH (1993), 61.