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Title: SACRED GEOMETRY
PHILOSOPHY AND PRACTICE
By: Robert Lawlor
Format: Paperback

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ISBN 10: 0500810303
ISBN 13: 9780500810309
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Publisher: THAMES & HUDSON LTD
Pub. date: 17 May, 1982
Series: Art & Imagination
Pages: 112
Description: Discusses the mythological properties assigned to geometric forms, and covers the Golden Section, gnomonic spirals, music, and the squaring of the circle.
Synopsis: The thinkers of ancient Egypt, Greece and India recognized that numbers governed much of what they saw in their world and hence provided an approach to its divine creator. Robert Lawlor sets out the system that determines the dimension and the form of both man-made and natural structures, from Gothic cathedrals to flowers, from music to the human body. By also involving the reader in practical experiments, he leads with ease from simple principles to a grasp of the logarithmic spiral, the Golden Proportion, the squaring of the circle and other ubiquitous ratios and proportions. Art and Imagination These large-format, gloriously-illustrated paperbacks cover Eastern and Western religion and philosophy, including myth and magic, alchemy and astrology. The distinguished authors bring a wealth of knowledge, visionary thinking and accessible writing to each intriguing subject.
Illustrations: 202 illustrations
Publication: UK
Imprint: Thames & Hudson Ltd
Returns: Returnable
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