Book Title: Historiæ Biblicæ Veteris et Novi Testamenti : junioribus ad faciliorem eruditionem, senioribus ad vivaciorem memoriam, divini verbi præconibus ad celeriorem reminiscentiam, omnibus ad utilem sanctámque in curiositatem in centum frugiferis foliis exhibitæ / à Josepho & Joanne Klauber

Author: Klauber, Joseph Sebastian, ca. 1700-1768

Image Title: Creation

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Description: This image, by Joseph Klauber (1700-1768), depicts God standing among the creation with Adam. The various days of creation are shown, with the creation of the sky to the upper-left, land to the upper-right, the sun, moon and stars to the lower-left, and animals to the lower-right. Figures from Greek mythology are in the corners, with Aeolus, the ruler of the winds in the top-left corner; Zeus, the King of the Gods in the top-right corner, with his attribute, a thunderbolt; Poseidon, the god of the sea, at the bottom-right; and Demeter, the goddess of the harvest, in the bottom-left corner.

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