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P.9 a volvella of the moon. A volvella is a moveable device for working out the…

a volvella of the moon. A volvella is a moveable device for working out the position of the sun and moon in the zodiac - Volvelle - Wikipedia

The Bookbase — feuerschutz:   Medieval music and notation

Circular song Medieval music books, with their merry notes jumping off the page, are a pleasure to look at. This sensational page from the century adds to this experience in a most unusual.

Handatlas - BSB Cod.cor. 72, [S.l.], Ende 17. Jh.

Handatlas - BSB Cod.cor. 72, [S.l.], Ende 17. Jh.

Temple Complex of Shatrunjaya Tirth A Pichhavai of the Vraj Parikrama Jatra (pilgramage), with Krishna as Shrinathji in the center.  Nathdwara, India 19th C.

Temple Complex of Shatrunjaya Tirth A Pichhavai of the Vraj Parikrama Jatra (pilgramage), with Krishna as Shrinathji in the center. Nathdwara, India C.

Map of Jain sacred site Shatrunjaya; pilgrimage painting [tirtha pata]

Map of Jain sacred site Shatrunjaya pilgrimage painting [tirtha pata] Gujarat or Rajasthan, India Source: National Gallery of Australia

Mandala, the Self, the Stone, the Grail  MANDALA. The Sanskrit word for circle. For Jung, the mandala was a symbol of wholeness, completness, and perfection. Symbolized the self.

Celestial map, signs of the Zodiac and lunar mansions from one of the richly illustrated manuscripts of the sixteenth century,, the Zubdat-al Tawarikh in the Museum of Turkish and Islamic Arts in Istanbul, dedicated to Sultan Murad III in