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St. Peter's chair upside down

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Title

St. Peter's chair upside down
Saint Peter's chair upside down

Subject

Saints
Peter, the Apostle, Saint
Christianity
Occultism
Symbolism

Description

Artist unknown.
Paracelsus' 12th prophecy. St. Peter's Chair is upside down in a field. Below the chair are the letters "SPR".
Title taken from English translation: Prophecies of Paracelsus (London : William Rider & Son, 1915).

Creator

Paracelsus, 1493-1541

Source

Prognosticatio eximii doctoris Theophrasti Paracelsi reveals the prophecies of Theophrastus von Hohenheim, known as Paracelsus. Paracelsus was a revolutionary chemical physician also known for his occultist philosophy. This edition contains 32 prophesies and accompanying illustrations and may have been printed in France between 1560 and 1580.

Publisher

Digitized by the Historical Medical Library of The College of Physicians of Philadelphia

Date

between 1560 and 1580

Language

lat

Type

StillImage

Identifier

1f_257.pl12a
1f_257.pl12b

Original Format

1 print : etching

Physical Dimensions

10 x 8 cm

Citation

Paracelsus, 1493-1541, “St. Peter's chair upside down,” The College of Physicians of Philadelphia Digital Library, accessed July 14, 2024, https://cppdigitallibrary.org/items/show/2136.