Iconography
GODS & MYTHS
Venus
WorshipTemple of Venus
Myths Birth (Venus Anadyomene) Not squeezing her hair dry
Single figure With attributesDoves
Single figure With attributesMussel
Mercury
Single figure StandingPost-classical
WorshipAltar of Mercury
MAGIC & SCIENCE
Astronomy and astrology
Planets Represented as planetary deities IndividualVenusSwimming or bathing
Planets Represented as planetary deities IndividualMercuryStanding or walking → Miscellaneous
Planets Represented as planetary deities CyclesCycles of sevenMultiple images - Manuscripts → Brussels, Bibliothèque Royal, MS 2924 (Mid-15th century)
Flora and Fauna
AnimalsFish, shellfish, and other marine creaturesScallop
Further details
ARTIST/CREATOR
Flemish
DATE
1448 - 1468
LOCATION
Brussels, Bibliothèque royale de Belgique → 9242, fol. 175r (French translation of Jacques de Guise, Annales historiae illustrium principum Hannoniæ (1390-1396))
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
Wauquelin, JeanChroniques de Hainaut, 1446-1450 (French translation of Jacques de Guise, Annales historiae illustrium principum Hannoniæ (1390-1396))
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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