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Robert Fludd, Utriusque Cosmi historia


Robert Fludd (1574-1637)
Utriusque Cosmi historia, Oppenheim, 1617-1621
Florence, Biblioteca Nazionale Centrale, Pal., vol. I, p. 90

Fludd's universe is a monochord tuned by the hand of God. Along the monochord the spheres of the Elements, the Ether (planets) and the Empireum (angelic hierarchies) are placed in hierarchical order.