Above: Taj-Al-Mulk North Dome (5-fold motif), Jāmeh Mosque of Isfahān, built 1088.
Below: Detail showing path of Venus (cycles of Venus around the sun forms the shape of the pentagram, the five pointed star.) from James Ferguson’s, Astronomy Explained Upon Sir Isaac Newton’s Principles, 1799.
[Image: A fake Time cover: “The Indentured Generation: We trampled their rights, tanked the economy, and trashed the planet for our benefit — but expect them to foot the bill. Why we call them narcissists”]