Gorgeous pages from Astronicum Caesareum, 1540, a manual on the use of astronomical devices like the astrolabe. Hand-colored woodcuts by Michael Ostendorfer, written by Petrus Apianus, court astronomer to Charles V, Holy Roman Emperor. (Metropolitan Museum of Art)
Diane-Adelaide de Mailly-Nesle, Duchesse de Lauraguais (1713-1760)
Genuine equality means not treating everyone the same, but attending equally to everyone’s different needs.
- Eagleton, Terry, Why Marx Was Right (Yale University Press, 2011) p.5 (via fuckyeahdialectics)
18th century to early 19th century Georgian era momento mori skull jewelry