Iconography
MAGIC & SCIENCE
Astronomy and astrology
Constellations Cycles ArateaAnonymousScientific compendia → Vatican City, Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana, Vat. lat. 643
Constellations Northern hemisphereCoronaAs a circle of stars
Constellations Northern hemisphereSerpentariusStanding on Scorpio
Constellations Zodiac ScorpioSingle figureAs scorpion (with claws, legs and a tail)
Further details
ARTIST/CREATOR
Melk
DATE
12th century
LOCATION
Vatican City, Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana → Vat. lat. 643, fol. 84r
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
Scientific compendium (incl. Aratea)
Contact
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