9 Hildegarde von Bingen (1098-1179) Scivias: vision of the cosmos.
10 Nicolas Oresme (1320-1382) , Book of the Sky and the World, 1377.
11 The tree of the scienceThe Trivium is represented with dialectic, grammar and rethoric, then the Quadrivium with Geometry, arithmetic, music and astronomy.
12 XIIth century Hymn: Naturalis Concordia Vocum Cum Planetis.
13 Practica musicae (Franchini Gaffurio, 1451-1522). Directly inspired fromMartanus Capella (470)and the neoplatonicianSchool.8 spheres are associatedto 8 of the muses (Thalie,muse of the comedy isnot included.
14 The system of Ptolemee (Harmponia Macroscomica, Andreas Cellarius, 1667)
15 The system of Copernic (Harmonia Macroscomica, Andreas Cellarius 1667)
16 Tian Tan: The Temple of the Celestial Harmony (1420)(Beijing)Tian Tan: Le Temple del’Harmonie Céleste (1420)(Pékin)
22 Traité de l’eau de vie (Jean Brouaut, 1646) Hermès Trismégiste is represented holding the sphere of the world in his right hand while the left one is holding a distillator.The seven organ pipes represent the seven planets (including the Moon).
23 Robert Fludd’s Divine Monochord (Utriusque cosmi, Francfort, 1617)
24 Athanase Kircher Musurgia Universalis, 1650 God is the builder of an organ which represents the world. The 6 stops correspond to the 6 days of the creation.