Nathan Kesling

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Nathan Kesling on Twitter: "The Temple of Isis at Philae, one of last sites of Egyptian Rel., Nubian priests still allowed as late as 451 AD"

Nathan Kesling on Twitter: "Photomontage of Paracelsus' s skull superimposed upon the well-known 1538 illustration by Hirschvogel. ISBN0226577120"

Nathan Kesling on Twitter: "17th cen. silver plaque embossed with a depiction of St Jerome holding a skulll and rosary. Victoria&Albert Museum."

Nathan Kesling on Twitter: "Reputed autograph of Paracelsus from a mauscript preserved in Salzburg."

Nathan Kesling on Twitter: "Apparatus employed in a late 17th century alchemical laboratory. How many can you name?"

Nathan Kesling on Twitter: "Tomb of Petosiris, Petosiris was the high-priest of Thoth around 300 BCE. Founder of astrology in some traditions."

Nathan Kesling on Twitter: "Listing of books in Leonardo DaVinci's personal library from the Madrid Codices. Notice his error in arithmetic (48)"


BBC Radio 4 - In Our Time, Ptolemy and Ancient Astronomy

Listen now<p>You must enable JavaScript to play content<p>Ptolemy and Ancient Astronomy<p>In Our Time<p>Melvyn Bragg and his guests discuss the ancient Greek astronomer and mathematician Ptolemy, and consider how and why his geocentric theory of the universe held sway for so many centuries. In his seminal …

Pliny the Elder

Aside from the usual contributions of its noble politicians and military commanders, the story of a nation also records the invaluable literary …

"@doctroptard: Un confrère "transi" tient le sablier de la Mort, piétine les symboles du pouvoir et grimace de ..."


Grumpy, yet strangely magnificent... Late Middle Kingdom #copper statue of a #vizier at #Munich Museum

Enki #Sumerian God of water Patron of the city Eridu From his shoulders gush two steams of water Tigris & Euphrates

..If I thank God for my food, why should anyone criticize me about food for which I give thanks?

Diogenes from the Philosophers' Mosaic. Römisch-Germanisches Museum, Cologne.

The 2nd century AD Mithraeum of Ancient Capua and its tauroctony fresco #Mithras

John Dee, the ‘Mathematicall Praeface’ and the English School of Mathematics.

I have written about John Dee several times in the past but always in reaction to someone making stupid statements about him so I thought that today …

Bryn Mawr Classical Review 2014.05.18

Bryn Mawr Classical Review 2014.05.18<p>Phillip Sidney Horky, <i>Plato and Pythagoreanism</i>. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2013. Pp. xxi, 305. …

Simon McKenzie on Twitter: "“@QueensClassics: @ahencyclopedia @muciusscaevola School of Athens annotated...” …awesome, #histedchat"

Nathan Kesling on Twitter: "Le Chariot Ď Hermes: Dogme Et Ritual De La Haute Magie. Èliphas Lěvi"

Nathan Kesling on Twitter: "Carmen Figuratum, composed by Gerbert for Otto II in 983. Puzzle-poem still not fully understood. #mystery"

Nathan Kesling on Twitter: "Ripley Scroll, manuscript, 16th century, "Red Sea" well known code name for the divine mercurial water. #alchemy"

Nathan Kesling on Twitter: "Genesis in the retort. J.C. Barchusen, Elementa Chemicae, 1718; A few steps in the "wet" path to "lapis". #alchemy"

Nathan Kesling on Twitter: "Ramon Lull, De Nova Logica, 1512, The intellect stands at the foot of the ladder of #creation. From mineral to God."