Iconography
MAGIC & SCIENCE
Astronomy and astrology
Constellations Cycles Ptolemyal-SufiSufi Latinus → Catania, Biblioteca Comunale, 85
Constellations Northern hemisphereHerculesWith lion-skin and club
Constellations Northern hemisphereHerculesIn oriental dress, with sickle or scimitar
Constellations Northern hemisphereAurigaWithout goatsNot in a chariot → Holding a scourge or rope
ADDITIONAL SUBJECT KEYWORDS
Hercules represented twice: in oriental dress with head of demon (algol) and naked with sword and man-skin
Further details
Hamburg stamp (Bibliothek Warburg)
ARTIST/CREATOR
Italian
DATE
15th century
LOCATION
Catania, Biblioteca Comunale → 85, fol. 9r
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
al-SufiBook of the fixed stars (Latin translation)
Contact
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