Raimon Arola (Tarragona, 1956), Doctor of Art History and professor at the Faculty of Fine Arts at the University of Barcelona, specializes in the history of religion and the study of the symbolic meaning of works of art. Part of the research group and Poetics Classroom Music collaborates with various specialized publications including Arsgravis, which directs. He has also held various positions in the publishing sector. Among his essays highlighted production Kabbalah and alchemy in the spiritual tradition of the West: XV-XVII centuries and alchemy and religion. The hermetic symbols of the seventeenth century.