Some articles on alchemy, century:
... The demise of Western alchemy was brought about by the rise of modern science with its emphasis on rigorous quantitative experimentation and its ... Although the seeds of these events were planted as early as the 17th century, alchemy still flourished for some two hundred years, and in fact may have reached its apogee ... Meanwhile, Paracelsian alchemy led to the development of modern medicine ...
Famous quotes containing the word century:
“But I would emphasize again that social and economic solutions, as such, will not avail to satisfy the aspirations of the people unless they conform with the traditions of our race, deeply grooved in their sentiments through a century and a half of struggle for ideals of life that are rooted in religion and fed from purely spiritual springs.”
—Herbert Hoover (18741964)