In Oxford, 1939, Tempus Penhallow finds a secret door to a maze of codes and symbols hidden in the sealed crypts, dangerous catacombs, and magical libraries of an alternative Elizabethan London to discover the truth of his conflicted family past.
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This instrument is clear evidence of the links between the astrolabe and astrology. On one side is an astrolabe for a single latitude, and on the other an astrological volvelle, used to find the positions of planets and other celestial bodies, especially in relation to the traditional astrological houses.
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Aphelion Battle of Grunwald (detail) Jan Matejko Jan Matejko was a Polish painter known for paintings of notable historical Polish political and military events.
Alchemical emblem depicting the omnipresence of the philosophical matter. "The Stone that is Mercury, is cast upon the Earth, exalted on Mountains, resides in the Air, and is nourished in the Waters." (Michael Maier's Atalanta Fugiens. 1617.) The cubes represent prima materia.
The journey begins in Oxford, 1939...
where Tempus Penhallow finds a secret door to a maze of codes and symbols hidden in the sealed crypts
dangerous catacombs and magical libraries of Elizabethan London to discover the truth of his family's past in this fantasy adventure for young adults.