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Hypnerotomachia Poliphili - Leda and the Swan

Identifier

008159

Type of Spiritual Experience

Background

The Hypnerotomachia Poliphili was written by Francesco Colonna, a Dominican friar in the 16th century.  The book describes the allegorical journey of the spiritual traveller and in the course of the book just about every symbolic spiritual feature is incorporated into the story.

And one of the features he comes across is a triumph that has various chariots each depicting mythical events concerning love.  And on one of the chariots is Leda and the Swan

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The source of the experience

Hypnerotomachia Poliphili

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