Iconography
MAGIC & SCIENCE
Astronomy and astrology
Celestial maps and globesMaps
Constellations Cycles ArateaRevised Aratus LatinusDresden, Sächsische Landesbibliothek, Dc 183
Constellations Northern hemisphereUrsa MaiorOn maps
Constellations Northern hemisphereCepheus
Constellations Northern hemisphereHerculesWith lion-skin and club
Constellations Northern hemisphereCygnusAs a swan
Constellations Northern hemisphereCassiopeiaAs woman
Constellations Northern hemisphereSerpentariusStanding on Scorpio
Constellations Northern hemispherePegasus
Constellations Northern hemisphereAndromedaSingle figureChained between two rocks
Constellations Zodiac AriesSingle figureWith a ring around its body
Constellations Zodiac TaurusSingle figureBull cut in half
Constellations Zodiac GeminiSingle figureNude
Constellations Zodiac CancerSingle figureResembling a crab
Constellations Zodiac LeoSingle figure
Constellations Zodiac VirgoSingle figureWith ear(s) of corn (Spica) → Without other attributes
Constellations Zodiac LibraSingle figureVirgo holding scales
Constellations Zodiac SagittariusSingle figureAs a satyr
Constellations Zodiac CapricornusSingle figureAs a fish-goat
Constellations Southern hemisphereCanis Minor (Antecanis)
Constellations Southern hemisphereArgo (Navis)As a galleyStern only
Constellations Southern hemisphereCanis MaiorConstellation
Constellations Southern hemisphereCetusAs a monster
Constellations Southern hemisphereOrionSingle figure
Flora and Fauna
AnimalsLion In astrology
AnimalsCrab In astrology
AnimalsBull In astrology
AnimalsRam In astrology
Further details
photo taken before damage by fire in 1945
ARTIST/CREATOR
Western French
DATE
2nd half 9th century
LOCATION
Dresden, Sächsische Landesbibliothek → Dc 183, fol. 8v
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
Revised Aratus Latinus
Contact
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