50.4 MB (4.4 MB compressed)
3307 x 5331 pixels
27.9 x 45.2 cm ⏐ 11.0 x 17.8 in (300dpi)
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Biblical creation story. Historical artwork of God creating the universe. In the Bible's book of Genesis, God made the Heavens, the Earth, plants, animals and humans in six days. Here, the Latin word "Fiat" ("Let it be done") is coming from God's mouth. This engraving is from Johann Zahn's Mundi Mirabilis Oeconomia (World Wonders Encyclopaedia), published in 1696 in Nuremberg, Germany.
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