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MAGIC & SCIENCE
Divination and prophecy
Oracle books (Losb├╝cher)Oxford, Bodleian Library, Digby 46
Astronomy and astrology
Planets Represented as planetary deities IndividualSolHeads, busts or half figure
Planets Represented as planetary deities IndividualLunaLuna as a woman - heads and busts
Planets Represented as planetary deities IndividualSaturnHeads, busts and half-figures
Planets Represented as planetary deities IndividualJupiterHeads, busts and half-figures
Planets Represented as planetary deities IndividualMarsHeads, busts and half-figures
Planets Represented as planetary deities CyclesCycles of sevenMultiple images - Manuscripts → Oxford, Bodleian Library, Digby 46
Flora and Fauna
BirdsPeacock
BirdsDove
BirdsPartridge
Further details
First page of a table combining planets, zodiacal signs and some other constellations with birds in an Oracle Book: here the planets Sol, Luna, Saturn, Jupiter and Mars with Peacock, Dove, Partridge and two unidentified birds
ARTIST/CREATOR
English
DATE
4th quarter 14th century
LOCATION
Oxford, Bodleian Library → Digby 46 , fol. 78r
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RELATIONS
Bodleian Library
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