The Seven Deadly Sins

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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

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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.

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