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According to Paracelsus, "the sumum of theological and philosophical truths is contained in the religion of the two lights, the light of grace and the light of nature". We have wanted to follow the lessons of this Renaissance genius, and to order the principles, the grace or mystic and the nature of chemistry.

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"First he ordered (to Hercules), to bring him the skin of the lion of Nemea , which was an invulnerable wild beast engendered by Typhon". (Appolodorus, Library )

" And look, a swarm of bees in the lion's carcass, as well as some honey [...] "He said to them: Out of the one who eats came something to eat; out of the strong one came something sweet." ( Judges 14, 8-14)

"The virtue of the tamed lion prevails over the natural gentleness of the lamb, and the two reunited engender the perfection of ultimate Lord". ( L. Cattiaux, The Message Rediscovered 13, 18)

"The green lion is the body, or the magical hearth, with which you must clip the wings of the eagle; that is to say, you must fix her, so that she may fly no more" (T. Vaughan, Aula Lucis)

"Said land is also called green lion, a dragon that devours its own tail, which passing through diverse operations turns into a tool that fixes the mercury". (P. Vicot, Memorial of Alchemy)

"...the Lion be weakened and bleed to death. The blood of the Lion , incorporated with the tears of the Eagle, is the treasure of the earth. These creatures use to devour and kill one another but notwithstanding their love is mutual" (B. Valentin, The Azoth of the Philosophers)

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