Giovanni Agostino Panteo

Giovanni Panteo (also Joannes Pantheus or Pantaura) really differentiated between Alchemy and Archimy

Giovanni Agostino Panteo also Pantheo, Joannes Pantheus was an Italian alchemist -.and priest of the 16th century in Venice
in 1519 he published the book Ars transmutationis metallicae,both with the permission of the Pope and of the Council ofTen in Venice, and even though the Council had actually forbidden alchemy in 1488 to counteract counterfeiting.
1530 he published Voarchadumia contra alchemiam ars distincta ab Archemia et Sophia, in which he differed alchemy of Archimie. Alchemy can not produce real transformations in gold, in contrast to Archimie, which attributes to the biblical Tubal, he and with the Kabbalah connects him.
Tubal can be a people of Iberia or Iberia and Italy, depending on the sources.

Archimy or Archimastry

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For Pantheus, alchemy provides that golden objects on the surface and appearance, while archimie is the ancient science of biblical character Tubal-Caïn, followed by medieval alchemical authors and Arab latins. This is, for him, a “Cabal of metals,” at the time the Kabbalah, introduced by Pico della Mirandola, raises in the West, a major fascination. Treaties Pantheus are reprinted in 1550 in Paris, and repeated in the great collection of alchemical Theatrum Chemicum. They have interested many alchemists, including John Dee, Michael Maier, Jacques Gohory, Heinrich Khunrath, Oswald Croll and Andreas Libavius

Vorarchadumia “Cabbala of Metals”

For Pantheus, alchemy provides that golden objects on the surface and appearance, while archimie is the ancient science of biblical character Tubal-Caïn, followed by medieval alchemical authors and Arab latins. This is, for him, a “Cabal of metals,” at the time the Kabbalah, introduced by Pico della Mirandola, raises in the West, a major fascination. Treaties Pantheus are reprinted in 1550 in Paris, and repeated in the great collection of alchemical Theatrum Chemicum. They have interested many alchemists, including John Dee, Michael Maier, Jacques Gohory, Heinrich Khunrath, Oswald Croll and Andreas Libavius

The word invention Vorarchadumia is by Panteo from the Chaldean for gold and the Hebrew for two formed rubies. In the book, which also includes parts of his book of 1519, he also mentions a recipe for mirror manufacturing and brings besides the Hebrew alphabet, two esoteric alphabets. One is from the Occulta Philosophia (1513) by Heinrich Cornelius Agrippa (Transitus Fluvii), the other it leads to Enoch back and influenced a similar construct of John Dee (a copy of the book of Panteo with annotations by Dee from 1559 is . in the British Library)
Both texts were reprinted together in 1550 and also in the Theatrum Chemicum.

So I wanted to further deepen our definition of alchemy, by intruducing the term Archimastry and Archemy.
Also Panteo was such an influence! He came up several times when reading Dee, Fulcanelli, and others. It’s a shame there’s so little out there on his life.

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