Orthelius announces his intention to go above and beyond Sendivogius: searching out the raw matter to extract the threefold salt while not wetting the garment. [Read more…] about Orthelius Commentary on Sendivogius. Chapter 1
Reflection and Deflection of Light in this Testamentum Fraternitatis fourteenth chapter. Are they intriguing optical hints hidden behind a superstition that cannot maintain the claims? [Read more…] about Testamentum Fraternitatis part 7, known as Constellation
Is the presence of St Anthony the Abbot enough to hint at the date of January 17 in the scene? And why Hans Memling turns the saint’s pet pig into a bristly boar? [Read more…] about Hans Memling’s Altarpiece with Boar and January 17
One day Stradivari offered a glass of wine to a lumberjack, the price for a secret coded in the Roman calendar. A night when the Moon is unusually not involved. [Read more…] about The Secret Night Chant of a Stradivarius Tree
In Fortalitium Scientiae a recipe by the Roseae Crucis Friedrich Grick seems to involve the use of astronomical planets during operations and so Ephemerides knowledge. [Read more…] about Friedrich Grick: did Roseae Crucis use a Planetary Calendar?
A roman floor mosaic exposes an unusual ecliptic with messy months. The presence of Aion and his mother Tellus is too much intriguing to be uninvolved. [Read more…] about Aion and the Sentinum Messed up Ecliptic
A simple eighteenth century popular experiment on the astronomical Moon effects on cinders in a bowl full of water. By the venetian count Santi Pupieni. [Read more…] about Santi Pupieni and the Raising Black-New Moon
The eight spokes wheel on a Trisulti pillar means more than a yearbook. An archeo-astronomical chart for Equinoxes, Solstices, heliacal and acronic stars. [Read more…] about Trisulti Carthusian Monastery and the Yearbook Wheel