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Unformatted text preview: spheres, the empyrium, the stars, and the seven planets. Each had its own kind of angel; seraphims, cherubims, archangels, and the lot. We'll introduce them all in our unit on Celestial Themes in Art. Ten Spheres of the Sephiroth Slide 8-104: Kabbalistic Tree of Life. Wasserman, James. Art and Symbols of the Occult. Vermont: Destiny, 1993. p. 33 In the Middle ages, we have the Ten Spheres of the Sephiroth. This figure also shows the Four Worlds that we discussed earlier, in light grey circles. It also shows the Sephiroth, which emanate or radiate from the divine power, each with its associated name, number and celestial body. (1) Crown (2) Wisdom (3) Intelligence (4) Love (5) Justice (6) Beauty (or Mercy) (7) Victory or Firmness (8) Splendor (9) Foundation (10) Kingdom Because the sefiroth were considered archetypes for everything in the world of creation, an understanding of their workings were felt to illuminate the inner workings of the cosmos and of history....
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- Fall '10
- Middle Ages, Kabbalah, OHR, Four Worlds, Sephirot, Hildegarde