Annibal Barlet - Chart of Cosmic Elements,  “Le Vray et Methodique Cours de la Physique Resolutive Vulgairement dite Chymie” (”The True and Methodical Course in Resolutive Physick, Commonly called Chemistry”), 1657.

Annibal Barlet proposed a number of Cosmological arguments that included Elements of Alchemy and Astrology. This is the sixth example, bringing together his previous five Cosmic arguments and joining them with the Animal, Vegetable, Mineral and Metal ‘Kingdoms’ to form a Cosmic model of the World. 

I stumbled across this post the other day, and even though it’s really neat, I noticed a couple errors in the math and the image is way too small to read. So I completely remade it because I’m a giant nerd (and the OP’s blog has been deleted so I have no way of getting in touch with them). I mean, normally I wouldn’t care enough to do something like this, but bloodlines are very important in Tolkienverse which makes me, in turn, very interested in the exact breakdowns.

Also because–ever since I read Silm–I’ve wanted to know exactly how ‘elven’ Elrond actually is because I knew for sure it wasn’t literally half. It turns out Elrond is 56.25% elf, 37.5% human, and 6.25% maiar. The more you know.


Martin Brofman - Chakra Reference Chart showing the Body/Mind Interface through the Chakras, relating specific Chakras to specific parts of the Consciousness, and specific parts of the Body, “Advancement of Healing”, 1988.

Time - the experience of length of time is imagined linear but the charting of the time passing is circular - the clock, the months, the year/orbit.

And so not surprisingly in the words of Dr.Who: “People assume that time is a strict progression of cause to effect, but actually from a non-linear, non-subjective viewpoint - it’s more like a big ball of wibbly wobbly… time-y wimey… stuff.”