THE LAW OF THE COSMOS
THE DIVINE HARMONY ACCORDING
TO PLATO'S REPUBLIC - TIMEAUS
THE PLATONIC RIDDLE OF NUMBERS
SOLVED AGAIN AND

CONTENTS:

Foreword - Quotations 11

Republic, or Plato’s Political Secret 13
        Introduction; Quotations 15

The Riddle of Numbers in the Republic 17

The Solution of the Republic Riddle (Plate 1) 18

Step Pyramid and Ideal Pyramid (Plate 2) 20

The Significance of the Republic Pyramid 21

Apotheosis (Plate 3) 22

Timaeus, or Revelation by Means of Number 23

Part
I: The Four Essences 23

Introduction - Quotations 25

The Timaeus Number Riddle 27

The Arithmetical Solution of the Timaeus Riddle (Plates 4-5) 28

The Regular Polyhedrons (Plates 6-7) 30

The Four Essences (Plate 8) 31

The Proofs 32

The Master Speaks 34

Part II: The Best of Things Created 35
Introduction
- Quotations 37

Description of the Water Jug (Plate 9) 38

The Golden Section (Plate 10) 39

The Cones of the Jug (Plate 11) 40

The Isosceles Triangles in the Jug Section (Plate 11) 40

The Right Triangle in the Jug Section (Plate 11) 40

The Volume of the Jug (Plate 11) 41

The Extinguisher (Plates 12-13) 42

The Extinguisher Knob (Plates 12-13) 42

The Oil Vessel (Plates 12-13) 43

Wick and Flame (Plate 14) 43

The Jug Stand (Plate 14) 43

Circles and Polygons in the Extinguisher (Plate 15) 44

The Accessory Cones of the Jug (Plate 16) 45

The Hendecagon of the Jug Section (Plate 17) 45

The Cross Section of the Jug 46

The Pentagons (Plate 18) 46

Ten-Pointed Star and Five-Pointed Star (Plate 19) 47

The Polygons (Plates 20-21) 47

The Pointer (The Quadrature of the Circle) (Plate 23) 47

The Altar (The Squares of the Egyptian Triangles) (Plate 22) 48

The Conic Sections (Plate 24) 48

The Symbolon (Plate 25) 49

The Spear Point (Plate 26) 49

Mysteries from the Ancient Past 50

Chalice and Holy Grail (Plate 27) 51

 

Part III: Psyche, or the Flower Miracle 53
Introduction - Quotations 55

1st image: Thaumazein – The Astonishment (Plate 28) 56

2nd image: Psychogenesis – The Generation of the Soul (Plate 29) 57

3rd image: Catharsis – The Purification (Plate 30) 57

4th image: Psyche Alogos – The Natural Soul (Plate 31) 58

5th image: Psyche Logistikon – The Enlightened Soul (Plate 32) 59

The Proportion of the Flower Miracle (Plate 34) 59

The Total Proportion of the Timaeus Parts I/III (Plate 34) 60

 

Part IV: The Sign of the Macrocosm 63

Introduction – Quotations 65

The Sign of the Macrocosm (Plate 35) 66

The Orbits of the Planets (Plates 36-37) 67

The Sphairion (The First Horoscope) (Plate 38) 68

The Conjunction of the Moon, Earth, and Venus (Plate 39) 68

The Opposition of Jupiter and Mars (Plate 40) 69

The Blooming Heaven (Plate 42) 70

Helios, the Conjunction of the Sun, Saturn, and Mercury (Plate 41) 69

Orion, the Soul of the Universe (Plate 43) 70

The Animated Bands (the Fixed Stars) (Plate 44) 71

The Timaeus Sigil 72

 

Part V: Thus did Time come into Being 73

Introduction – Quotations 75

The Revolution Periods of the Planets 76

The Three Regulators (Plate 45) 76

The Corrected Revolution Periods of the Planets 77

The World-Year 78

The Planets’ Revolution Periods in the World-Year 79

The Proportion of the Planets’ Revolution Periods 79

The Sacrificial Vessel (Plate 46) 80

The Planets’ Revolution Periods in Divine Time 80

Sirius, the World Clock (Plate 47) 81

Time Measurement And Its History 81

Platonic Time Division 82

The Eight World-Years 82

World Fire And New Beginning 82

Saturn the Destroyer (Plate 48) 83

The Deluges 84

The Dagger in the Sky (Plate 49) 84

Table of the Gaining Planetary Revolution Periods 85

The Hunt of the Two Moons (Plate 50) 86

The End of the Doomed Planet (Plate 51) 87

The Pendulum System (Plate 52) – 216 + 1 88

The Emergence of the World from the Soul 90

A) The Pentagon Again (Plate 53) 90

B) The Windmill (Plate 54) 90

C) The Soul’s Kernel (Plate 54) 90

D) The Tree of the Immortal Soul (Plate 55) 91

E) The Two Bands (Plate 56) 91

F) The Second Division: Zodiac, Planets, Polar Circle, Sirius (Plate 57) 91

G) Illustration of the Division of the Sphere’s Outer Surface through a circle 92

H) The Mixing of the World-Soul (Plate 59) 92

I) The Key (Plate 60) 93

A Game With Prime Numbers 94

The Number 37 94

The Number 315 94

 

Part VI: The Image of the Deity 95

Introduction; Quotations 97

Alpha and Omega, the 1; The Pole Star 216 (Plate 61) 98

The Image of the Deity (Plate 62) 98

Coronas and Ray Spheres (Plate 63) 99

The Force of Movement (Plate 64) 99

The Volume of the Pendulum System 100

The Pyramid Peak (Plates 65-66) 100

The Neck and Breast Jewelry (Plate 67) 102

The Monstrance (Plate 68) 102

The Regular Polyhedrons Again 104

The 1st Polyhedron Harmony: The Eyes of the Deity (Plates 69-70) 104

The Water Clock (Plate 71) 105

The Orb (Plate 71) 105

The 2nd Polyhedron Harmony: The Treasure House (Plates 72-73) 106

The 3rd Polyhedron Harmony: The Polyhedron Symbola (Plate 74) 107

The Great Number Game 108

The Whole Proportion of the Surfaces of Timaeus I-VI 109

Spider with Web (Plate 75) 109

The Whole Proportion of the Solids of Timaeus I-VI 110

The Lighthouse (Plate 76) 111

 

Part VII: The Ruler 113
Introduction; Quotations 115

The Basilica of the Holy Wisdom (Plate 77) 116

The Council of Supreme Justice (Plate 78) 117

The Eagle – The Aerie – The Toe Point – The World-Sphere – The Top (Plate 79) 118

The Crown (The Tiara) (Plate 80) 119

The Dagger (The Imperial Sword) – The Shield – The Balsam Vessel (Plate 80) 119

The Orb – The Scepter – The Regalia – The Veil – The Head of the Ruler

(Plates 80-82) 119

The Stola – The Girdle (Plate 82) 120

The Six Arriving Worlds – The Eleven Spheres of the Divine (Plate 87) 121

The Statue of the Youth (Plate 83) 121

The Form of the Ruler – The Sacrificial Vessel – The 7 Leading Ropes

– The Crystal Ball (Plate 87) 121

The Ruler’s Throne (Plate 84) 122

The Twenty-Two-Pointed Star – The Great Heptagon – The Small Heptagon

– The 7 Rays – Ray Tips and Arrow Tips – The 7 Equilateral Triangles

– The Triple Vessels – The Square (Plates 85-86) 123

The Two Jug Sections – The Twenty-One-Pointed Star –

– The Sixty-Three-Pointed Star – The Wreath of the Triune Deity

– The Ruler as a Surface (Plates 85-86) 124

The Reticule – The Soul Emerges From the Deity (Plate 86) 125

The Ruler (Plate 87) 126

The Total Proportion of Parts I-VII of the Timaeus 127

The Total Proportion of the Sections 130

 

Part VIII: Ad Infinitum 133
Introduction
- Quotations 135

The Solids of the Image: The Peacock’s Throne (Plate 92) 136

The Wheel of Time (Plate 88) 136

The Peacock’s Body (Plate 91) 136

The Peacock’s Head (Plate 89) 137

The Wheel of Fate (Plate 89) 137

The Peacocks’ Claw (Plate 91) 138

The Peacock’s Leg (Plate 91) 138

The Peacock’s Neck (Plate 91) 138

The Peacock’s Beak (Plate 91) 138

The Peacock’s Feathers (Plate 91) 138

The Surfaces of the Image “The Peacock’s Throne” (Plates 90-92) 139

The Total Proportion of Timaeus Parts I-VIII 140

Conclusion 141

 

Appendix: The Harmony of the Spheres 143

Introduction; Quotations 145

Pythagoras and Music (Plates 93-94) 146

The Vibration Ratios of the Tone Intervals (Plate 93) 146

The Harmony of the Spheres (Plate 93) 147

Mathematical Proof 147

Historical Proof 147



Plate Index:

            Plate 1:         Construction elements of the Republic Pyramid

            Plate 2:

            Plate 3:         The Republic Pyramid

            Plate 4:         The Timaeus Number Chart

            Plate 5:         The Triple Delta

            Plate 6:         The Regular Polyhedrons

            Plate 7:         The Three Spheres

            Plate 8:         The Four Essences

            Plate 9:         The Water Jug, Image of the Soul

            Plate 10:       The Golden Section

            Plate 11:        The Cones of the Jug

            Plate 12:       Jug with Lid, Extinguisher and Extinguisher Knob

            Plate 13:       Oil Vessel, Extinguisher, and Extinguisher Knob

            Plate 14:       Wick and Flame

            Plate 15:       Circles and Polygons in the Extinguisher

            Plate 16:       The Auxiliary Cones of the Jug

            Plate 17:       The Hendecagon of the Jug Section

            Plate 18:       The Pentagons

            Plate 19:       Ten-pointed star and five-pointed star

            Plate 20:       The Polygons

            Plate 21:       The Blossoms of the Polygons

            Plate 22:       The Altar

            Plate 23:       The Pointer (the quadrature of the Circle)

            Plate 24:       The Cone Sections

            Plate 25:       The Symbolon

            Plate 26:       The Spear Point

            Plate 27:       Chalice and Holy Grail

            Plate 28:       Image 1: Thaumazein – the Astonishment

            Plate 29:       Image 2: Psychogenesis - the Generation of the Soul

            Plate 30:       Image 3: Catharsis – the Purification

            Plate 31:       Image 4: Psyche Alogos – the Natural Soul

            Plate 32:       Image 5: Psyche Logistikon – the Enlightened Soul

            Plate 33:       Construction Parts of the Flower Miracle

            Plate 34:       The Geometric Proportion of the Timaeus Parts I-III

            Plate 35:       The Sign of the Macrocosm

            Plate 36:       The Planetary Orbits I

            Plate 37:       The Planetary Orbits II

            Plate 38:       The Sphairion (The First Horoscope)

            Plate 39:       The Conjunction of the Moon, Earth, and Venus

            Plate 40:       The Opposition of Jupiter and Mars

            Plate 41:       The Conjunction of the Sun, Saturn, and Mercury

            Plate 42:       The Blooming Heaven

            Plate 43:       Orion, the Soul of the Universe

            Plate 44:       The Animated Belts: The Fixed Stars

            Plate 45:       The Three Regulators

            Plate 46:       The Sacrificial Vessel

            Plate 47:       Sirius – the World Clock

            Plate 48:       Saturn the Destroyer

            Plate 49:       The Dagger in the Sky

            Plate 50:       The Hunt of the Two Moons

            Plate 51:       The End of the Doomed Planet

            Plate 52:       The Pendulum System

            Plate 53:       The Pentagon Again

            Plate 54:       The Windmill – The Soul’s Kernel

            Plate 55:       The Tree of the Immortal Soul

            Plate 56:       The Two Belts

            Plate 57:       Division II: Zodiac, planets, polar circle, Sirius

            Plate 58:       The Emergence of the World from the Soul

            Plate 59:       The Mixing of the World-Soul

            Plate 60:       The Key

            Plate 61:       Alpha and Omega - The 1 – The Polestar 216

            Plate 62:       The Image of the Deity

            Plate 63:       Coronas and ray spheres

            Plate 64:       The Power of Movement

            Plate 65:       The Pyramid Peak I

            Plate 66:       The Pyramid Peak II

            Plate 67:       The Neck and Breast Jewellery

            Plate 68:       The Monstrance

            Plate 69:       The 1st Polyhedron Harmony: The Eyes of the Deity

            Plate 70:       The Development of the Polyhedron Blossom

            Plate 71:       The Water Clock

            Plate 72:       The 2nd Polyhedron Harmony: the Treasure House

            Plate 73:       The Reinforcement of the Polyhedron

            Plate 74:       The 3rd Polyhedrons Harmony: the Polyhedron Symbola

            Plate 75:       Spider with Web

            Plate 76:       The Lighthouse

            Plate 77:       The Basilica of the Holy Wisdom

            Plate 78:       The Council of Supreme Justice

            Plate 79:       The Eagle ... The Aerie

            Plate 80:       The Insignia of Authority

            Plate 81:       The Head of the Ruler

            Plate 82:       Upper Part of the Ruler’s Form

            Plate 83:       The Statue of the Youth

            Plate 84:       The Ruler’s Throne

            Plate 85:       The Surfaces of the Image „The Ruler“ I

            Plate 86:       The Surfaces of the Image „The Ruler“ II

            Plate 87:       The Ruler

            Plate 88:       The Wheel of Time

            Plate 89:       The Wheel of Fate

            Plate 90:       A Feather from the Peacock Wheel

            Plate 91:       The Peacock

            Plate 92:       The Peacock’s Throne

            Plate 93:       The Three Pythagorean Monochords

            Plate 94:       The Pythagorean Circle of Fifths