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A typical medieval astronomical theological-figuration: two angels trigger cranks designed to rotate the first heaven mobile.  Manuscript of fourteenth century.

A typical medieval astronomical theological-figuration: two angels trigger cranks designed to rotate the first heaven mobile. Manuscript of fourteenth century.

Copernican Universe , 1660. With the sun at the center; Copernicus appears at lower right and Ptolemy at lower left. Copperplate engraving from Andreas Cellarius' 'Atlas Coelestis seu Harmonia Macrocosmica', published in 1660 in Amsterdam.

Copernican Universe , 1660. With the sun at the center; Copernicus appears at lower right and Ptolemy at lower left. Copperplate engraving from Andreas Cellarius' 'Atlas Coelestis seu Harmonia Macrocosmica', published in 1660 in Amsterdam.

Babylonians priests developed the zodiac of twelve signs and some of the world's first horoscopes which afterwards lead to the development of astrology.

Babylonians priests developed the zodiac of twelve signs and some of the world's first horoscopes which afterwards lead to the development of astrology.

Babylonian astronomy is noted for their detailed, and continuous, records of astronomical phenomenon such as eclipses, positions of the planets and rise and setting of the Moon. These records date back to 800 B.C. and are the oldest scientific documents in existence.

Babylonian astronomy is noted for their detailed, and continuous, records of astronomical phenomenon such as eclipses, positions of the planets and rise and setting of the Moon. These records date back to 800 B.C. and are the oldest scientific documents in existence.

Cosmological diagram showing angelic movers turning cranks to rotate the celestial spheres BL, ms YT 31 f. 45, 14th c

Cosmological diagram showing angelic movers turning cranks to rotate the celestial spheres BL, ms YT 31 f. 45, 14th c

O Sentido do Sentimento - colagem digital

O Sentido do Sentimento - colagem digital

Miniature of the spheres between heaven and hell, with God and angels at the top, and falling angels becoming devils.

Miniature of the spheres between heaven and hell, with God and angels at the top, and falling angels becoming devils.

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