Iconography
MAGIC & SCIENCE
Astronomy and astrology
Constellations Cycles PtolemyGerard of CremonaVatican City, Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana, Pal. lat. 1377
Constellations Zodiac TaurusSingle figureBull cut in half
Constellations Zodiac GeminiSingle figureNude
Constellations Zodiac CancerSingle figureResembling a lobster
Flora and Fauna
AnimalsFish, shellfish, and other marine creaturesLobsterIn astrology
AnimalsBull In astrology
ADDITIONAL SUBJECT KEYWORDS
Castor, Pollux (captions)
Further details
Hamburg stamp (Bibliothek Warburg)
ARTIST/CREATOR
German
DATE
14th century
LOCATION
Vatican City, Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana → Pal. lat. 1377, fol. 187v-188r
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
Gerard of CremonaLatin translation of the Almagest from Arabic
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