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Figure of an Earth Spirit

Demons on an Elephant with Nan Brah Dharani, the Earth Goddess, Wringing Water from Her Hair

Leaf from a Beatus Manuscript: at the Clarion of the Fifth Angel's Trumpet, a Star Falls from the Sky; the Bottomless Pit is Opened with a Key; Emerging from the Smoke, Locusts Come Upon the Earth and Torment the Deathless

Leaf from a Beatus Manuscript: the First Angel Sounds the Trumpet; Fire, Hail-stones, and Blood are Cast Upon the Earth

Finial with the Earth Goddess, Nan Brah Dharani, and Standing Vishnu

The earth in the center, surrounded by a tail-biting dog, the moon and its phases, the sun on its orbit, correlated to signs of the zodiac.

Chart showing solar system as concentric circles: Primum Mobile, the planets, fire, air, water, with earth at the center; in the spandrels, grotesques, a dog, a queen.

Chart of relationships of the earth in the center, with the orbits of the moon and the sun.

The earth in the center, surrounded by a tail-biting dog, the moon and its phases, the sun on its orbit, correlated to signs of the zodiac.

Chart showing the solar system with earth at the center. It is surrounded by four grotesques, on blue, red, green and gold field. Text with placemarkers.

Diagram of a lunar eclipse, with earth casting a shadow cone.

Diagram of the earth from BL Royal 19 C I, f. 48v

New Earth from BL Royal 19 B XV, f. 40v

Heaven and Earth from BL Royal 19 B XV, f. 40v

John and the beast from the earth from BL Royal 15 D II, f. 160

New Heaven and Earth from BL Royal 15 D II, f. 198v

God creating the Earth from BL Royal 17 E VII, f. 3

The dream of Jacob: while sleeping on the ground with a stone for pillow Jacob sees two ladders reaching from earth to heaven, with angels ascending and descending and God at the top of the ladders

The Creation: division of sea and earth; creation of trees and plants

Earth Monster (Tlaltecuhtli)

The Creation: division of sea and earth

Creation of the earth from BL Royal 15 D III, f. 4

Fourth vision: beast from the sea and the two-horned beast from the earth who gives the scepter to the first beast; men and women worship the first beast. (Apoc. 13:11-12)

Third vision: with the opening of the fifth seal, the souls of the martyrs under the altar cry out and receive white robes; with the sixth seal, stars fall from the sky, and naked peoples of the earth try to hide in caves in the mountains.

The Creation: division of sea and earth; creation of trees and plants (4th of 7)

Full-page miniature of God creating heaven and earth.

Portrait medal of Don Inigo d'Avalos (obverse); Sphere Representing Earth, Sea, and Sky (reverse)

The dream of Jacob: while sleeping on the ground with a stone for pillow Jacob sees a ladder reaching from earth to heaven, with angels ascending and descending and God at the top of the ladder

Six angels with the six vials, bringing disasters and destruction upon the earth and mankind (1st of 3)

Two angels proclaiming the day of judgement; the Son of Man (Christ) with a sickle (scythe) and a cross; an angel comes out of the temple crying to him to thrust the sickle into the earth and to reap; a second angel, who controls the fire, cries from his altar to the third angel, who carries a sickle, to thrust his sickle into the earth and gather the vine (2nd of 2)

The orbits of the planets and the zones of the earth

The five zones of the earth of Macrobius

Table with the connection between sun, moon and earth

The seventh angel with his vial, bringing disasters and destruction upon the earth and mankind; Christ and Mary; a voice from heaven; people gathered at Armageddon (3rd of 3)

Shadows of the earth from BL Royal 19 A IX, f. 104

The Creation: division of sea and earth

[Medieval depiction of earth as wheel encircled by ocean; and surrounding text]

[Earth, the sun, and moon carried on dragon's back below title in decorative border]

[Medieval universe, with heaven above, bands containing stars, and earth below]

Permanebit in Terris (Continue on Earth)

Dish (piatto); The story of Hercules: the gods called upon Hercules to help them defend Olympus against the attack of the Giants, sons of Uranus and Gaea (Heaven and Earth)

The five zones of the earth, according to Macrobius

Table with the connection between sun, moon and earth

The two-horned beast out of the earth and the beast out of the sea are worshipped (2nd of 2)

Two angels proclaiming the day of judgement; the Son of Man (Christ) with a sickle (scythe) and a cross; an angel comes out of the temple crying to him to thrust the sickle into the earth and to reap; a second angel, who controls the fire, cries from his altar to the third angel, who carries a sickle, to thrust his sickle into the earth and gather the vine (2nd of 2)

Map of the world: the people of the earth

Six angels with the six vials, bringing disasters and destruction upon the earth and mankind (1st of 3)

The first angel sounds: hail and fire mixed with blood are cast upon the earth, burning the trees (1st of 3)

The seventh angel with his vial, bringing disasters and destruction upon the earth and mankind; Christ and Mary; A voice from heaven; People gathered at Armageddon (3rd of 3)

Scheme of the planets, sun, moon, constellations and the zones of the earth

When the dragon saw that he was cast unto the earth, he pursued the pregnant woman; to the woman were given two wings; a flood of water bursts from the dragon's mouth; the earth (represented as a head) opens its mouth and swallows the flood (1st of 2)

The angel with the golden censer filling it with the fire of the altar and casting it into the earth (6th of 6)

[An illustration of the Ptolemaic concept of the universe showing the earth in the center]

[Decorated initial with bearded man pointing up to the sun, moon, and stars and down to the earth; and surrounding text]

Plate 18: Venus in her dove-drawn chariot complaining to Jupiter, who is accompanied by Mercury and an eagle, at left Mercury has descended to earth, from the Story of Cupid and Psyche as told by Apuleius

Noua, et integra uniuersi orbis descriptio /

[Title page of De revolutionibus orbium coelstium, with statement that the sun, and not the earth, is the center of our universe]

[Solar system diagram with seven planets in circular orbits, the earth as number V, Telluris; and surrounding text]

The First Fruits of the Earth Offered to Saturn

Personification of Earth, with Spade and Horn, Supporting a Tree and Lattice on His Head, A Frieze underneath from Veelderleij niewe inventien van antijckesche sepultueren diemen nou zeere ghebruijkende is met noch zeer fraeije grotissen en compertimenten zeer beqwame voer beeltsniders antijcksniders schilders en all constenaers...Libro Secundo

[Atlas, dressed like an ancient king, holding earth centered universe on his shoulders]

Vniversale descrittione di tvtta la terra conoscivta fin qvi.

[Geometric figure of earth, sun, and moon calculated by Aristarchus to approximate real scale of the solar system]

La herdike enterprinse faict par le Signeur Draeck D'Avoir cirquit toute la Terre /

Typvs orbis terrarvm

Vera totius expeditionis nauticæ : descriptio D. Franc. Draci ... /

The Elements: Earth

[Diagram of Gilbert's terella, or earth model, a spherical magnet used to show earth's magnetic qualities; with decorated initial C and surrounding text]

Tipus orbis terrarum

Plate 31: view of the column of Trajan, shown with its pedestal dug out from the earth, surrounded by buildings at the base of the Quirinal Hill, Rome, from the series 'Ruins of the antiquity of Rome, Tivoli, Pozzuoli, and other places' (Vestigi della antichità di Roma, Tivoli, Pozzvolo et altri luochi)

The Flood destroys life on earth: corpses of humans and animals adrift in the foreground, Noah's ark beyond and a flying dove holding a branch above, from a series of engravings made for the first edition of the 'Liber Genesis'

[Terrestrial globe gores].

Allegory of Air and Earth

[Musical scales or range of sound ascribed by Kepler to Saturn, Jupiter, Mars, Earth, Venus, and Mercury; and surrounding text]

Concert of cherubs on Earth

Typvs orbis terrarvm

Noua orbis terrarum delineatio singulari ratione accommodata meridiano tabb. Rudolphi astronomicarum /

Earth, represented by Cybele seated at the base of a tree with fruits of the earth spread before her, a cupid with a torch approaches from the right, a stag and hound look toward Cybele from the left, from the series 'The Elements'

[Sphendonē], hoc est, fvnda Posidonii.

Earth

Vniversale descrittione di tvtto il monde /

Earth, four figures in foreground to left, hills to left in the background, many trees to right in the background, a horseman in center in the background, from 'The four elements' (Les quatre Eléments)

Earth

West-Indische paskaert waer in de graden der breedde over weder zijden vande middellijn wassende so vergrooten dat die geproportioneert sijn tegen hunne nevenstaende graden der lengde. vertonende behalve Europaes zuydelijcste alle de seekusten van Africa en America, begrepen in 't Octroy bij de H.M.H. Staten Generael der vereenigde Nederl. verleent aende Generale West Indische Compagnie.

Allegory of Earth

La carte générale du monde

[Nova et accuratissima totius terrarum orbis tabula].

Orbis terrarum nova et accuratissima tabula /

[Christ standing above views of the earth showing its formation and predicting a final conflagration]

Map of the heavens and the earth

Earth (one of four)

Earth

One of the Sons of Noah who Goes to Populate a Part of the Earth

A system of geography, or, A new & accurate description of the earth in all its empires, kingdoms and states [Title pg.].

A new and correct map of the world : laid down according to the newest observations & discoveries in several different projections including the trade winds, monsoons, variation of the compass, and illustrated with a coelestial planisphere, the various systems of Ptolomy, Copernicus, and Tycho Brahe together with ye apearances of the planets &c. /

Mappe-monde ou carte générale de la terre

Mappe-monde ou carte générale de la terre

Le globe terrestre représenté en deux plans-hémisphères : dressé sur la projection de Mr. de la Hyre de l'Académie Royale des Sciences, et sur plusieurs routiers et mémoires des plus habiles pilotes et savans voyageurs le tout rectifié et calculé selon les dernières observations, et dédié à Mgr. l'Abbé Bignon, conseiller d'état ordinaire /

Planisphaerivm Aratevm sive Compages Orbivm Mvndanorvm ex hypothesi Aratea in plano expressa.

Nansenbushū bankoku shōka no zu /