A visual interpretation of Kepler's Somnium
My name is Duracotus.
My country is Iceland, called Thule by the ancients.
But while my mother was alive, she would not let me write.
The recent death of my mother Fioxhilde has freed me to write as I have long wished.
by the chasms of Hekla.
Certainly, not a few of those condemned to die by such laws have been swallowed up
who make laws of lies that harm the human race.
She warned of evildoers who revile the arts their dull minds cannot grasp,
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