Homunculus: The Alchemical Creation of Little People with Great Powers

Homunculus: The Alchemical Creation of Little People with Great Powers

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Featured image: Homunculus in the Vial. Illustration of Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, Faust. Part Two, Act II, laboratory, 1899 ( public domain )

References

Campbell, M. B., 2010. Artificial Men: Alchemy, Transubstantiation, and the Homunculus. [Online]
Available at: http://arcade.stanford.edu/rofl/artificial-men-alchemy-transubstantiation-and-homunculus

Goodrick-Clarke, N., 1999. Paracelsus: Essential Readings. Berkeley: North Atlantic Books.
Lachman, G., 2006. Homuncli, Golems, and Artificial Life. [Online]
Available at: https://www.theosophical.org/publications/1253

Lamb, R., 2011. How to Make a Homunculus and Other Horrors. [Online]
Available here.

van der Lugt, M., 2009. "Abominable Mixtures": The 'Liber Vaccae' in the Medieval West, or the Dangers and Attractions of Natural Magic. Traditio, Volume 64, pp. 229-277.

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Comments

there is somebody on youtube who has created one and it still lives, the first one spat some kind of irritant at him and he killed it with a book. then he made 2, one a funnel like creature with a thin tongue and the other was like a flesh starfish with a moving eye. He put them together in the same container and they merged!! The first link is the video of the one he squished, the second his latest video from 3 days ago.
Enjoy and make of it what you will :
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Uc4qX0Ok0jI&t=15s
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EqLFVrfXdts

Please do explain

I created one using he 9th degree secret of a Rosicrucian Order. It was fought with danger and nearly caused me my life. The H. is now in university and the subject of government and military interest.

It probably doesn't work. Unfortunatly cause i't would love to have a fairy pet.

So true. Fullmetal Alchemist is so awesome.
In fact, the story behind the original homunculus in FMA series is based on the real story of Van Hohenheim and his homunculus.

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