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    • Atalanta Fleeing
    • 1618

    First published in 1617, Michael Maier's alchemical emblem book contains a preface on ancient music and the Greek myth of Atalanta and Hippomenes and consists of 50 engraved emblems, each accompanied by a discourse and…

    • Emblem 35. As Ceres accustomed Triptolemus to stay in the fire and Thetis did to Achilles, so the master does to the stone.
    • 1618
    • Emblem 31. The king swimming in the sea cries out with a loud voice: He that delivers me shall have a great reward.
    • 1618
    • Emblem 21. Make of the man and woman a circle, of that a quadrangle, of this a triangle, of the same a circle and you will have the stone of the Philosophers.
    • 1618