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Miniature of a Raising Sun and a Black Sun (Sol Niger) setting on the outskirts of a city from ‘Splendor Solis’ (The Splendour of the Sun) a German illuminated alchemical treatise , dated 1582

The Sun. Miniature of a Raising Sun and a Black Sun (Sol Niger) setting on the outskirts of a city from ‘Splendor Solis’ (The Splendour of the Sun) a German illuminated alchemical treatise , dated 1582

Marcantonio Raimondi - Reconciliation of Minerva and Cupid - Google Art Project.

Marcantonio Raimondi Reconciliation of Minerva and Cupid, Iris & B. Gerald Cantor Center for Visual Arts at Stanford University

Shaman’s Costume  Mongolia  The National Museum of Mongolia

Shaman’s Costume Mongolia The National Museum of Mongolia “This is an elaborate shaman’s costume. The Caftan is of cotton with a woven geometrical pattern. The gown hanging over the chest has a nickel-plated brass mirror to ward off evil spirits.

Shaman:  Siberian #Shaman.

Shaman: Siberian True use of the word "shaman". Misused when appropriated for all healers; unique to the Siberian view of beings and how they interact with them

Gustave Moreau (1826-1898), "Galathea"- Galatea, in Greek mythology, a Nereid who was loved by the Cyclops Polyphemus. Galatea, however, loved the youth Acis. When Polyphemus discovered Acis and Galatea together, he crushed Acis to death with a boulder.

Galatea was a Nereid who was loved by the Cyclop Polyphemus. Galatea, however, loved the youth Acis. When Polyphemus discovered Acis and Galatea together, he crushed Acis to death with a boulder. "Galatea" by Gustave Moreau