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Platonic divine

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Hosseinabadi, S, Platonic divine, Art and Architecture around 1400: Global and Regional Perspectives, 10-14 May 2011, Maribor, Slovenia, pp. 1-8. (2011) [Refereed Conference Paper]


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Abstract

Much that is complex and mysterious in mathematics, geometry and music has been studied to try and find connections to the divine, the spiritual and other unworldly aspects of imagination. So it is no surprise to religious and spiritual ideas associated with geometry in any survey of the history of in art, literature, fabric design, architecture and in general in everything constructed by human hands. Mankindís longstanding desire to prove the value of existence through sacredness and reason in the universe, to show that within them lies the cosmos, drove them to build temples as sanctuaries for the souls of the dead. This is evident in ancient artifacts and structures such as the design of pyramids in Egypt and Mexico.

Item Details

Item Type:Refereed Conference Paper
Research Division:Built Environment and Design
Research Group:Architecture
Research Field:Architectural Design
Objective Division:Cultural Understanding
Objective Group:Heritage
Objective Field:Heritage not elsewhere classified
Author:Hosseinabadi, S (Ms Sanaz Hosseinabadi)
ID Code:94813
Year Published:2011
Deposited By:Architecture
Deposited On:2014-09-17
Last Modified:2014-11-03
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