Platonic solids & the five elements according to Plato


Tetrahedron (fire)

Hexahedron (Cube=Earth)

Octahedron (Air)

Dodecahedron (Ether / Universe because it approximates a Sphere)

Icosahedron (water)


Illustration Claude Bragdon

See also “A primer of higher space“.


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