Paracelsus, Theophrastus

Paracelsus, Theophrastus
Extensive biographical entry on the physician and alchemist

Catholic Encyclopedia. . 2006.


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  • Paracelsus, Theophrastus — See Renaissance philosophy outside Italy …   History of philosophy

  • Paracelsus (Theophrastus Bombastus von Hohenheim) —     (1493–1541)    Mystic and Scientist.    Paracelsus (his own name for himself) was the city physician of Basle, Switzerland. In 1528, however, as a result of his insistence on the empirical basis of medical knowledge, he was compelled to leave …   Who’s Who in Christianity

  • Theophrastus Paracelsus —     Theophrastus Paracelsus     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Theophrastus Paracelsus     Celebrated physician and reformer of therapeutics, b. at the Sihlbrücke, near Einsiedeln, in the Canton of Schwyz, 10 Nov., 1493; d. at Salzburg, 24 Sept., 1541 …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Paracelsus (Begriffsklärung) — Paracelsus steht für Paracelsus (Theophrastus Aureolus Bombastus von Hohenheim, 1493–1541), Gelehrter nach diesem benannt: Paracelsus Medaille, höchste Auszeichnung der deutschen Ärzteschaft Paracelsusring der Stadt Villach Paracelsus… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Paracelsus — Paracelsian, adj., n. Paracelsianism, n. Paracelsic, Paracelsistic, adj. Paracelsist, n. /par euh sel seuhs/, n. 1. Philippus Aureolus /fi lip euhs aw ree oh leuhs/, (Theophrastus Bombastus von Hohenheim), 1493? 1541, Swiss physician and… …   Universalium

  • Paracelsus — noun Swiss physician who introduced treatments of particular illnesses based on his observation and experience; he saw illness as having an external cause (rather than an imbalance of humors) and replaced traditional remedies with chemical… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Paracélsus — Paracélsus, Philippus Aureolus P. Theophrastus Bombastus von Hohenheim, Arzt und Naturforscher, geb. 17. Dez. 1493 zu Maria Einsiedeln im Kanton Schwyz, gest. 24. Sept. 1541 in Salzburg, erhielt von seinem Vater, einem Arzt und Chemiker, den… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Paracelsus — Par a*cel sus (p[a^]r [.a]*s[e^]l s[u^]s), prop. n. Philippus Aureolus Paracelsus (originally Theophrastus Bombastus von Hohenheim, also called Theophrastus Paracelsus and Theophrastus von Hohenheim). Born at Maria Einsiedeln, in the Canton of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Paracelsus — Paracelsus, eigentlich Philipp Theophrastus von Hohenheim od. gräcisirt P. genannt Aureolus Bombastus, geb. 1493 zu Einsiedeln im Canton Schwyz. Von seinem Vater, dem natürlichen Sohn eines Adeligen, von Hohenheim, einem Arzt u. Chemiker, erhielt …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Theophrastus Paracelsus — Theophrastus Paracelsus, s. Paracelsus …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

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