Athanasius Kircher. Ars Magna Lucis et Umbrae (The Great Art of Light and Shadow). 1646.
oursoulsaredamned: Vatican, Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana, Pal. lat. 291, detail of f. 67v. Rabanus Maurus, De rerum naturis. 1425.
sigilmancy: embodyilluminati: There are moments when a single stroke builds or destroys the fair citadel of the Soul’s Spiritual Light. There are times when the great opportunities of a lifetime are crowded into a single hour. Awake, O humanity! Your hour has come; or will you remain drifting with the rapid, ever changing course of the shifting winds and drifting sands? -E
gravewithoutaname: aesza: Brueghel, Jan t.e. - The Triumph of Death-detail#2 by ros_with_a_prince on Flickr. Brueghel, Jan t.e. - The Triumph of Death-detail#2 Looks like the work of the Necromancer from Diablo 2.
sagan-indiana: The Five wounds of Christ Hermetic woodcut printed by Sigmund Grimm, Augsburg, Germany, 1520.