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Alchemy's Inspiration: Alchemy Part Two

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Alchemy is based on the Greek elements, fire, water, air and earth. Alchemy also comes from the theory that everything can be reduced to one type of substance, bringing the idea that if you could achieve this, you could turn it into gold. This belief still exists today, but instead of one substance, it's 118 substances that we know as the elements. If alchemists achieved what they thought was the starting substance, they would try to mimic nature with burning and stirring, alchemists would use a similar technique for taking less valuable metals and turning them into gold.






Alquimia es basado en los elementos griego que son fuego, agua, aire y tierra. Alquimia también viene de la teoría de que todas las sustancias pueden ser convertidos en un sustancia, trayendo la idea que si puedes hacer ese substancia, puedes convertir ese substancia en oro. Esta creencia también está presente hoy, pero en vez de una substancia, es 118 substancias que conocemos cómo los elementos. Si las alquimi…