As the world darkens during the winter months we thought what better subject to discuss than Light? . . .
Icon Image: Earth at the center of the spheres of the universe, Gossuin de Metz, The Image of the World. Copy of the XIII th century. Manuscript on parchment, 208 folios, 180 × 115 mm, BnF, Manuscripts department, French 14964, f. 117, National Library of France.
. For an academic perspective on medieval theories of vision, see Sarah Stanbury's 'The Visual Object of Desire in Late Medieval England': https://www.upenn.edu/pennpress/book/14396.html . . To read about the Church of the Holy Cross at Pătrăuți Monastery in Romania: https://www.medievalists.net/2021/06/the-power-of-sunlight-in-medieval-churches/ . . For more on Stonehenge and its celestial configurations: https://www.english-heritage.org.uk/visit/places/stonehenge/things-to-do/stone-circle/celestial-stonehenge/
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