Iconography
MAGIC & SCIENCE
Astronomy and astrology
Constellations Cycles PtolemyGerard of CremonaVatican City, Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana, Pal. lat. 1368
Constellations Zodiac AriesSingle figureWithout a ring around its body
Constellations Zodiac TaurusSingle figureBull cut in half
Constellations Zodiac GeminiSingle figureDressed
Constellations Zodiac CancerSingle figureResembling a lobster
Flora and Fauna
AnimalsFish, shellfish, and other marine creaturesLobsterIn astrology
AnimalsBull In astrology
AnimalsRam In astrology
Further details
ARTIST/CREATOR
German
DATE
1426
LOCATION
Vatican City, Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana → Pal. lat. 1368, fol. 53r
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
Gerard of CremonaLatin translation of the Almagest from Arabic
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