Alchemical procedures and their implications for the chronology of medieval rasaśāstra

Oliver Hellwig

Abstract


This paper examines those chronological conclusions that can be drawn from the distribution of procedures described in medieval alchemical texts. Applying cluster analysis to this data reveals a structure that supports the chronological results reached by Ray and later scholars without using traditional modes of philological argumentation.


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