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Venus and Cupid, late Lorenzo Lotto (Italian, Venetian, ca. Oil on canvas 36 x 43 in. x cm) Purchase, Mrs. Charles Wrightsman Gift, in honor of Marietta Tree,...

Alchemist’s laboratory. From Heinrich Khunrath, Amphitheatrum sapientiae aeternae (Hamburg, 1595). Duveen Collection, Department of Special Collections, Memorial Library, University of Wisconsin-Madison.

A brief history of the use of the Precession of the Equinoxes to apportion human history into astrological world ages; Zurvan to Hipparchus,Ptolemy & beyond, & how Hipparchus's 'discovery' of Precession was received in contemporary religious chronologies

Universal Man. Illumination from Hildegard's Liber Divinorum Operum, I.2. MS 1942, (early 1200s) (Humanity and the Macrocosmos.)