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Zosimos of Panopolis

Egypt / Greece @ 400 CE

Teachers:the God Ion (founder of Sabians religion); Pliny the Elder AKA Gaius Plinius Secundus;

Students: Stephen of Alexandria; Ibn Al-Hassan Ibn Ali Al-Tughra'i'; Gerber AKA Jābir ibn Hayyān; Jo. Jacobi Mangeti aka Jean Jacques Manget; A.E. Waite; Athanasius Kircher; John Frederick Helvetius; Petrus Joannes Faber; Gerber, Hermes Trismegistus, Raymond Lull, Sir George Ripley; Nicolas Flamel, Michael Sendivogius; Paracelsus; Elias Ashmole; Georg von Welling; Basil Valentine; Philalethes aka George Starkey AKA Eirenaeus Philalethes; Thomas Vaughan AKA Eugenius Philalethes; John Winthrop the Younger; Conrad Beissel; J.W. Hamilton-Jones; Dr. Sigismond Bacstrom ; Eliphas Levi; Ebenezer Sibly; Frederick Hockley; Comte Louis de Chazal; Comte de Saint-Germain; Michael Maier; Hermann Fictuld; Robert Fludd; Johannes Valentinus Andreae AKA Christian Rosenkruz ; Heinrich Khunrath AKA Henry Khunrath; Max Heindel; Fulcanelli; R. Swinburne Clymer; H. Spencer Lewis; Manly P. Hall; Dr. R.A. Gilbert; Darcy Kuntz ; Roger Caro; Sigmund Richter; Roger Bacon; Sir Francis Bacon; Sir Isaac Newton; Albertus Magnus; Ethan Allen Hitchcock;




Author: Arabic translations of texts by Zosimos were discovered in the book Keys of Mercy and Secrets of Wisdom by Ibn Al-Hassan Ibn Ali Al-Tughra'i'; Concerning the true Book of Sophe, the Egyptian, and of the Divine Master of the Hebrews and the Sabaoth Powers: On the Evaporation of the Divine Water that fixes Mercury; Treatise on Instruments and Furnaces; The Visions of Zosimos;

Comments: Ancients; Alchemy; Gnostic; focused on mystical and religious elements, not just chemistry;

Resources: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zosimos_of_Panopolis; http://www.aina.org/books/hgsptta.htm has a nice article on how the Greek Wisdom passed into the Arab hands, then years later to Europe.