Iconography
GODS & MYTHS
Mercury
Single figure StandingPost-classical
MAGIC & SCIENCE
Astronomy and astrology
Constellations Zodiac Geminiwith planetsMercury (domicile)
Constellations Zodiac VirgoWith planetsMercury (domicile)
Planets Represented as planetary deities IndividualMercuryStanding or walking → Holding two intertwined serpents or a purse or both
Planets Represented as planetary deities IndividualMercuryStanding or walking → Playing or holding a flute (often also with cock or the dead Argus)
Planets Represented as planetary deities Dignities and debilitiesMercuryDomicile (Virgo and Gemini)
Planets Represented as planetary deities With planet childrenCyclesPrints → Nyge Kalender (Lübeck, 1519)
Planets Represented as planetary deities With planet childrenMercuryScholars (other than Geographers, Astronomers, Physicians or Alchemists)
Planets Represented as planetary deities With planet childrenMercuryClerics
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
The Church
Images of clergy or church officialsMiscellaneous
SOCIAL LIFE
Professions and trades
AgriculturalHarvestingGrass
Further details
ARTIST/CREATOR
Lübeck
DATE
1519
LOCATION
n/a
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
Eyn nyge kalender, Lübeck (Arndes), 1519, 6 (fol. I1r)
Notes on photograph
COLLECTION
Hamburg stamp (Bibliothek Warburg)
DESCRIPTION
no stampe but label 'Merkur. Lübecker Kalender v. 1519'
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Acknowledgements
Record created with the generous support of the Dean's Development Fund of the School of Advanced Study, University of London
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