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The Ancient of Days

William Blake

The Ancient of Days - William Blake - www.william-blake.org
   

Title:The Ancient of Days
Painted by:William Blake
Orientation:Portrait
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Why is Blake's Ancient of Days so popular among mathematicians appearing on the cover of many math books?
Popularity of Blake's Ancient of Days among mathem
Posted by aakkozzll on 6.September 2010, 12:20

 
Because Blake captures Plato's Demiourgos is the master craftsman who Plato places at the top of his tripartite system - a system with origins in Pythagoreanism geometry and mysticism...it's all maths!
Plato's Demiourgos-concept of the divine craftsman
Posted by liana on 13.December 2010, 19:14

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