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Athanasius Kircher's Theatre of the World

Athanasius Kircher's Theatre of the World

The Life and Work of the Last Man to Search for Universal Knowledge

Book - 2009
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"A major study of both the written and pictorial work of a neglected genius whose breadth of interest made him the last Renaissance man."--Provided by publisher.
Publisher: Rochester, Vt. : Inner Traditions, ©2009
ISBN: 9781594773297
1594773297
Call Number: 943.04092 K586g 2009
Characteristics: 304 pages : illustrations, maps, music ; 29 cm

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Kircher studied the world and everything in it with a passion that was both scientific and religious. He hired skilled engravers to illustrate his ideas, and their images of earth, sun and volcanism are particularly striking.


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