Science, and particularly geometry and astronomy, was linked directly to the divine for most medieval scholars. The compass in this 13th century manuscript is a symbol of God's act of Creation. God has created the universe after geometric and harmonic principles, to seek these principles was therefore to seek and worship God.
- Title: God as Architect/Builder/Geometer/Craftsman
- From: The Frontispiece of Bible Moralisee
- Style: Gothic
- Date: mid-13th C.
- Location: France
- Codex Vindobonensis 2554 (French, ca. 1250), in the Österreichische Nationalbibliothek.
Modified from: http://www.mlahanas.de/Greeks/JesusGreek.htm
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