Et sic in infinitum: the black plate in 'Utriusque Cosmi Maioris'  

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The black plate in Utriusque Cosmi Maioris is an almost entirely black page [1][2] in Robert Fludd’s 1617 book Utriusque Cosmi Maioris scilicet et Minoris Metaphysica, Physica, atque Technica Historia.

The black square represents primordial darkness of the universe at the moment before creation. It The words 'Et sic in infinitum' (“and like this to infinity”) are written on all four sides of the square.

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