In this work C. A. Patrides examines the Renaissance vision of a comely method and proportion" throughout the universe, whether in the vertical arrangement of the created order "from the Mushrome to the Angels" or the horizontal progress of history along a linear path from the Creation to the Last Judgment.
Originally published in 1982.
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