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Tree of the philosophy of love

Llull wrote the Tree of the philosophy of love in 1298. He uses the figure of the tree to define love through the roots, the trunk, the branches, the twigs, …

Conclusion

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Ramon Llull, Ars compendiosa medicinae

This beautiful diagram combines the wheel and the tree. It belongs to a handwritten copy (1450-1457) of Llull’s work Ars compendiosa medicinae (1285-1287?), kept at the Biblioteca de Catalunya (Barcelona). …

The root of the tree is a wheel

This installation by Catalan artist Perejaume reflects on two elements that recur throughout the work of Ramon Llull: the wheel (an image that Llull uses in his moving diagrams and …

The Ladder

In this video, Amador explains that Llull believed in a world where everything was connected. How do the images of the ladder and the tree fit in with this world …

The Tree

This video hinges around the symbol of the tree and by extension, the forest. We explore works by Llull as well as the audiovisual installation by the contemporary artist Perejaume.

Meditationes. A methaphysical laboratory.

​Meditationes is a facility that recreates a cell in which is constantly written what could be a new work of Llull. Link has introduced several Llull texts into English and …

Rechnender Raum

In this video you can see in action Ralf Baeck’s sculpture depicting a calculating space made of sticks and lead weights in continuous movement. The sculpture is an inverted machine …

Complementary cubes, 1973-1974

Manfred Mohr’s ‘Complemetary cubes’ is a computer-generated film sequence produced via a programmed code. In Lullian studies, the figure of the cube gained importance with a book written by the …

Llull in contemporary art

In this video, Amador explains the basis of Lullian thought: God and his names (‘dignities’), used as the basis of logical-algebraic notation which facilitates the combinatoria. The Lullian system is …

The Ramon Llull database

If you register with this database, you will discover the extensive world of works by Llull and of the Lullists and scholars who have dedicated themselves to him. There you …

Dissertatio de Arte Combinatoria

Cover of the Dissertatio de Arte Combinatoria… (1666), the doctoral thesis by 17th-century German philosopher G. W. Leibniz (1646-1716). Leibniz’s thesis focused on the combination of simple concepts and was …

Life and vision

In this video, Amador explains the major events in Ramon Llull’s biography. The description is based on the Breviculum of Karlsruhe, which contains Llull’s autobiography, and is accompanied by twelve …