From Theatrum Paracelsicum
no date [1625]

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Source: Dyas Chymica Tripartita, Das ist: Sechs Herrliche Teutsche Philosophische Tractätlein, ed. Hermannus Condeesyanus [Johannes Rhenanus], Frankfurt am Main: Lucas Jennis, 1625, sig. A2r [BP.Alchemica.1625-01]

Summary: The poem reflects on the harmony between the heavens and the earth, emphasizing the balance of elemental opposites like fire and water. It suggests that understanding or reconciling these forces is a valuable form of wisdom. (generated by ChatGPT)


[sig. A2r]

Quæ sunt in superis, hæc inferioribus insunt:
Quod monstrat cœlum, id terra frequenter habet.
Ignis, Aqua et fluitans duo sunt contraria: felix,
Talia si jungis: sit tibi scire satis!

D[aniel] M[eisner] à C[omotovia] B[ohemus] P[oeta] L[aureatus] C[aesareus]

Modern English Raw Translation

Generated by ChatGPT on 16 February 2024. Attention: This translation is a machine translation by artificial intelligence. The translation has not been checked and should not be cited without additional human verification.
What is in the heavens, these things are also present in the lower realms: What the sky shows, the earth often possesses. Fire, Water, and the floating two are opposites: fortunate, If you join such things: let it be enough for you to know! Daniel Meisner from Komotau, Bohemian, Imperial Poet Laureate