Image: The Seven Liberal “Liberating” Arts
In this introductory lecture, Dr. Perrin describes the role of the seven liberal—or “liberating”—arts. Can you identify all seven of the liberal arts in the illustration below? Who (or what) is in the middle?
The image is titled “Philosophy at the Center of the Seven Liberal Arts,” c. 12th century, the Hortus Deliciarum (Garden of Delights). View a translation of the Latin phrases in this illustration here.