meaning of Archeus

Archeus meaning in General Dictionary

The important principle or power which according to the Paracelsians presides over the development and continuation of residing beings the anima mundi or plastic energy associated with old philosophers

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  • The vital principle or force which (in line with the Paracelsians) presides on the development and extension of living beings; the anima mundi or synthetic power of old philosophers.

Archeus meaning in Philosophy Dictionary

See Paracelsus. -- R.B.W.


Archeus meaning in General Dictionary

(letter.) The vital principle or power which (based on the Paracelsians) presides within the growth and extension of living beings; the anima mundi or plastic energy associated with the old philosophers.


Sentence Examples with the word Archeus

The archeus of Paracelsus appears again, but with still further complications - the whole body being controlled by the archeus influus, and the organ of the soul and its various parts by the archei insiti, which are subject to the central archeus.

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