Kircher, Athanasius

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  1. 1602
  2. 1680

Iconography

(Source: Wikimedia)
Frontispiece to Kircher's Latium. (Source: Wikimedia)
The Coptic alphabet, from Prodromus Coptus sive aegyptiacus. (Source: Wikimedia)
Frontispiece to Kircher's Oedipus Ægyptiacus; the Sphinx, confronted by Kircher's learning, admits he has solved her riddle. (Source: Wikimedia)
Map of China, China Illustrata. (Source: Wikimedia)
Kircher's model of the Earth's internal fires, from Mundus Subterraneus. (Source: Wikimedia)
Kircher's map of Atlantis, oriented with south at the top, from Mundus Subterraneus. (Source: Wikimedia)
The ears of a human, cow, horse, dog, leopard, cat, rat, pig, sheep and goose illustrated in Musurgia Universalis. (Source: Wikimedia)
Kircher's magnetic clock. (Source: Wikimedia)
Turris Babel: with typical eclecticism, Kircher illustrates the impossibility of the Tower of Babel having reached the moon, 1679 (Source: Wikimedia)
Bildnis des Athanasius Kircher, Deutschland - um 1830/1870 (Quelle: Digitaler Portraitindex)
Bildnis des Athanasivs Kirchervs, Johann Friedrich Schmidt - 1730/1785 (Quelle: Digitaler Portraitindex)
Bildnis des Athanasivs Kirchervs, Johann Friedrich Schmidt - 1730/1785 (Quelle: Digitaler Portraitindex)
Bildnis des Atanasio Chircher, unbekannter Künstler - nach 1640 (Quelle: Digitaler Portraitindex)
Bildnis des Athanasius Kirherus, Cornelis Bloemaert - 1664/1665 (Quelle: Digitaler Portraitindex)
Bildnis des Athanasius Kircher, 1834/1866 (Quelle: Digitaler Portraitindex)
Bildnis des Athanasius Kirherus, Cornelis Bloemaert (zugeschrieben) - 1664 (Quelle: Digitaler Portraitindex)
Bildnis des Athanasius Kircherus, Leidenhoffer, Philipp Jakob - 1684/1714 (Quelle: Digitaler Portraitindex)
Bildnis des Athanasivs Kirchervs, Johann Friedrich Schmidt - 1730/1736 (Quelle: Digitaler Portraitindex)
Bildnis des Athanasius Kircherus, 1655/1700 (Quelle: Digitaler Portraitindex)

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