Deciphering The Emerald Tablets
Many questions were asked surrounding the meaning of the emerald tablets and its role and benefit to the readers.
The emerald tablet and the fact that surrounds it:
The emerald tablet myth and legend emerged around 800 AD., When it first appeared in Arabic book called Kitab Sirr Al Asrar on consultancy to Kings.
Hence was the first known Arabic translation, after that it was translated into Latin under the name Secretum Secretorum ( Secret of Secrets), by Johannes Hispalensis.(John of Seville) around 1130 AD, another Arabic version was found in a second book called the Elements of Foundation (kitab Ustuque al Uss al Thani), there was another translation by Philip of Tripoli introduced to western culture around 1240 AD. Alongside other works from Arabic to Latin by Plato of Tivoli and Hugh of Santalla.
Though there was an earlier version of the emerald tablet in Arabic dating further back to 650 AD. the book of (Balanyus Al Hakiem fil Illal) Balinas the wise on Causes. This version was acknowledged by the authorities at the time around 800 AD. Many other versions appeared later but the Arabic version managed to stay the first copy historically documented.
There is a strong belief that the original Emerald tablets was written in Phoenician language, and there is still some copies buried somewhere in Lebanon, probably, in Byblos or its vicinity.
The Emerald Tablets was regarded to be the bible of alchemy, the secret of Hermis Trismegistos, Sir Isaac Newton kept a Latin copy of it and studied it thoroughly!
Paradetect will present a simple interpretation and cut the distance short hoping to bring clearer answers to so much metaphor, or is it!!!