The one, of them, which thinke it to be of Geber his inuentyng: the other of such as call it Algebra.
On the strength of these works, Geber has ranked high as a chemist.
For every private thing by its proper humidity doth perform nothing but vitrificatory fusion, saith Geber.
Which Geber knew very well: the compleat calcination of Sol, is most difficult: He renders the causes thereof.
The very titles of Geber's works show the notions on which this pretended science proceeds.
The first mention is in the work attributed to Geber, as stated above, of date prior to the 14th Century.
The following, which is a fair sample of their metaphorical modes of expressing themselves, is found in the works of Geber.
The word Baurach occurs in Geber and the other early Alchemistic writings, but there is nothing to prove that it was modern borax.
In style these treatises are entirely different from the Summa of Geber.
Most of the Arabian writers on alchemy and medicine, after the 9th century, refer to Geber as their master.