God as Architect/Builder/Geometer/Craftsman.
 
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Title:God as Architect/Builder/Geometer/Craftsman
Notes:The Frontispiece of Bible Moralisee (Codex Vindobonensis 2554) -- "Science, and particularly geometry and astronomy/astrology, was linked directly to the divine for most medieval scholars. The compass in this 13th century manuscript is a symbol of God's act of Creation. God has created the universe after geometric and harmonic principles, to seek these principles was therefore to seek and worship God." [from Wikimedia]
Date:ca. 1250
Building:Österreichische Nationalbibliothek
Object/Function:Books and manuscripts
City/Town:Vienna
Country:Austria

Scripture:Hebrews 11:1-3, 8-16
Person as Subject:God (Biblical figure)
Lectionary links:CProp14
General Subject:Architect
God
Geometry

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Record Number:55539 Last Updated: 2021-01-08 08:29:31 Record Created: 2013-05-01 11:30:09
Institution:Vanderbilt University Unit: Collection: Art in the Christian Tradition