is a complex subject with many aspects. Perhaps it is best
known as the quest for the philosopher/s Stone to change base metasl
into gold. But theer is much more to alchemmy than just this one
aspect. There are hundreds of genuine alchemical texts, some of
which are allegorical literature with beautiful and mysterious
symbolism, while others provide us with insights into the very
nature of matter.
Adam McLean, a well known authority on alchemical texts and symbolism, has organized a powerful website containing over 150 megabytes online of information on alchemy in all its facets. Providing tens of thousands of pages of text, over 2500 images, over 240 complete alchemical texts, extensive bibliographical material on the printed books and manuscripts, numerous articles, introductory and general reference material on alchemy.