archaeus


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ar·chae·us

(ar-kē'ŭs),
Term first used by Valentine and later by Paracelsus and van Helmont to denote a spirit that presided over and governed bodily processes.
Synonym(s): archeus
[L. fr. G. archaios, chief, leader]

archaeus

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In alchemy, archaeus is the lowest and densest metaphysical entity or spirit of the astral plane, which presides over the growth and continuation of all living beings.
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(18) "Los grandes buscadores estaban plenamente conscientes de su existencia: Paracelso lo llamaba Archaeus, Swedenborg Limbus" (ibid.).
"Mood modification with ELF magnetic fields: A preliminary exploration." Archaeus, 1986; 4:47-77.
Through their art of "Magia Naturalis," and the alchemy of sublimating, distilling, and reverberating, they can convert primary to ultimate matter: "the Archaeus ...
Nature is no longer a "mere passive machine, controlled by an indwelling Archaeus." (39) Naden does not reject the association of woman with nature, but joins Lewins in rejoicing in the significance of the etymology of the term "material": "mother of mothers!" (HVT, p.