Iconography
MAGIC & SCIENCE
Astronomy and astrology
Constellations Cycles Ptolemyal-SufiSufi Latinus → Vatican City, Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana, Pal, lat. 1369
Constellations Zodiac CancerSingle figureResembling a lobster
Constellations Zodiac LeoSingle figure
Constellations Zodiac VirgoSingle figureWith ear(s) of corn (Spica) → With Libra
Constellations Zodiac LibraSingle figurePair of scales
Flora and Fauna
AnimalsLion In astrology
AnimalsFish, shellfish, and other marine creaturesLobsterIn astrology
Further details
ARTIST/CREATOR
Southern German
DATE
mid 15th century
LOCATION
Vatican City, Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana → Pal. lat. 1369, fol. 150r
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
al-SufiBook of the fixed stars (Latin translation)
Contact
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