Raymond Lully

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Noun1.Raymond Lully - Spanish philosopher (1235-1315)
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The 13th century Majorcan philosopher and chemist Raymond Lully wrote that spirits were "an emanation of the divinity, an element newly revealed to men, but hid from antiquity, because the human race was then too young to need this beverage destined to revive the energies of the modern decrepitude.
The lively endurance of patristic writings into the seventeenth century, such as the Duodecim Principia Philosophiae by the Doctor Illuminatus, Raymond Lully (Ramon Lull), of which it has long been known that John Donne possessed a copy, is for Albrecht prima facie evidence for that view.

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