By Alexander Roob
A fantastical trip throughout the pictorial global of alchemy and mysticism, the Cabbala and magic, freemasons and Rosicrusians. This exact choice of illustrations with commentaries and resource texts publications us on a desirable trip in the course of the representations of the key arts.
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In the outer circle: the 28 phases of the moon. � 'r( fl1 llJ' A. Kircher, Ars magna lucis, Amsterdam, 1671 Apian's Astronomicum Caesareum is consid ered to be the last standard astronomical work based on the geocentric view of the universe. It consists of a series of concen tric cardboard discs moved with threads, and from which the interested layman was able to read the arithmetical values and astronomical constellations as on the face of a clock. " Peter Apian, Astronomicum Caesareum, Ingolstadt.
Kircher, Iter extaticum (Ed. C. Schott), Wiirzburg, 1671 In a dream, Scipio saw the heavenly firmament with its nine plan etary orbits. g ,. J, cannot speed on their way in silence, and it is Nature's will that the outermost sphere on one side sounds lowest, and that on the other side sounds highest. Hence the uppermost path, bear ing the starry sphere of heaven, which rotates at the g reatest speed, moves with a high and excited sound, while that of the moon and the nethermost sphere has the lowest.
8. The inner circles are the four elements, which form the basic material ofthe seven metaIs (fixed stars). 13. Philosophical mercury is joined once more to its sulphur, so that a homogenous liquid is produced. g. Sulphur (sun) and mercury (moon), male and female. 1. C. Barchusen, Elementa chemi cae, Leiden, 1718 1. C.
Alchemy & Mysticism (Klotz) by Alexander Roob