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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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