Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500

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 Liber figurarum
(593 words)



‘The book of diagrams’

Joachim of Fiore

Date: First quarter of the 13th century

Original Language: Latin

Description

The facsimile edition contains 23 plates from the Reggio Emilia and Oxford manuscripts, along with some appended plates and transcriptions of the captions and commentaries to the diagrams.

Significance

The double-sevens pattern, showing the concordance between the seven persecutions of the Old Testament and the seven persecutions of the…

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McGinn, Bernie, “ Liber figurarum”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 26 April 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-8054_cmri_COM_25357>
First published online: 2010



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