Mithraism and Alchemy

The alchemical process, according to Zosimus of Panopolis, the foremost of the Hellenistic alchemists, and who lived at the end of the third and beginning of the fourth century AD, “is the Mithraic Mystery, the incommunicable Mystery.”i  However, alchemical teachings could have no known association with Persian Zoroastrianism. Therefore, what does this quote tell us...