• Title: The Cosmographical Glass: Renaissance Diagrams of the Universe
  • Author: S.K. Heninger Jr.
  • ISBN: 9780873282086
  • Page: 277
  • Format: Paperback
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    The Cosmographical Glass Renaissance Diagrams of the Universe What are the parts of the universe How are they arranged Where are its center and its boundaries What forces control its motion Cosmographical Glass features than astronomical and mythical diagram
    What are the parts of the universe How are they arranged Where are its center and its boundaries What forces control its motion Cosmographical Glass features than 100 astronomical and mythical diagrams from books printed before 1700, revealing how people of the Renaissance answered these complicated questions Throughout this period, which one historian has calledWhat are the parts of the universe How are they arranged Where are its center and its boundaries What forces control its motion Cosmographical Glass features than 100 astronomical and mythical diagrams from books printed before 1700, revealing how people of the Renaissance answered these complicated questions Throughout this period, which one historian has called the most psychically disturbed era in European history, the universe was depicted as a rational arrangement of disparate parts The author bridges the gap between the Renaissance and today by explaining in detail these astronomical, mythical, and alchemical maps of the universe.

    One Reply to “The Cosmographical Glass: Renaissance Diagrams of the Universe”

    1. Thank you, Catherine, for letting me borrow this from you. It was so good that I even went so far as to order a copy from the internets because I was just re-reading over and over again certain passages, and leaning onto it as I was staring into some of the diagrams. My copy just arrived today, before yours got too scruffy as a result of my over-enthusiasm.

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