Four Seasons - Michelangelo. NY: Crown, 1979. p. 95 The...

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Four Seasons Slide 4-22: Hades & Persephone Hamilton, Edith. Mythology. NY: Mentor, 1942 p. 22 In Greek mythology, the seasons came about when Demeter's daughter, Persephone was abducted to the underworld by Hades. There followed an awful flap, too involved to relate here, but they finally cut a deal where Persephone spent half the year in the underworld, which time became autumn and winter, and half above ground, which became spring and summer. Four Divisions of the Day Slide 4-23: MICHELANGELO: Sculptures in Medici Chapel, closeup of Notte Canaday, John. Masterpieces by
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Unformatted text preview: Michelangelo. NY: Crown, 1979. p. 95 The division of the day into 4 periods , dawn, day, evening, and night, is here represented by Michelangelo, in the Medici Chapel. Four Cardinal Points Slide 4-24: Compass Rose Calter Photo The movements of celestial bodies may also have led to Four becoming identified with the four directions, toward the sunrise, towards the sunset, and the two directions perpendicular to these. Thus four is the number of the cardinal points , N, S, E, W, and the directions in which a person can move; right, left, forward, back....
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