The Seven Deadly Sins


An allegorical image from a mission table depicting the human heart subject to the seven deadly sins, each represented by an animal.

Clockwise from top:

toad = avarice; snake = envy; lion = wrath; snail = sloth; pig = gluttony; goat = lust; peacock = pride

The Amphitheatrum Sapientiae Aeternae

From the alchemical text Amphitheatrum sapientiae aeternae by Heinrich Khunrath 1595. The book mixes Christianity with alchemical magic and was condemned by the Sorbonne in 1625.