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The Salamander is one of a race of creatures with origins in Greek, Roman and later Renaissance-Era European mythology, legend and folklore. In particular, accounts of its existence arose within Natural History (a work written by Pliny the Elder). They would later go on to be recorded within the occult works of physician, botanist, alchemist, astrologer, and general occultist Philippus Aureolus Theophrastus Bombastus von Hohenheim (also known as Paracelsus).