New York , NY
Dies Microcosmicus, Nox Microcosmica
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An alchemical diagram from the 'Utriusque Cosmi, Maioris Scilicet et Minoris, Metaphysica, Physica, atque Technica Historia' by Robert Fludd, showing man as the solar system his heart is the sun. 'Dies Microcosmicus', 'Nox Microcosmica' is written above and below the man. The Hebrew name of God or tetragrammaton 'Yahweh' is written in a cloud above his head, and a series circles radiate from the genitalia - the center of life. Circa 1617. Robert Fludd, also known as Robertus de Fluctibus (1574-1637) was a prominent English Paracelsian physician, astrologer, mathematician, cosmologist, Qabalist, Rosicrucian apologist.
March 7th, 2013
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