Iconography
GODS & MYTHS
Centaurs
Single figure Male With bow (but without prey)
MAGIC & SCIENCE
Astronomy and astrology
Constellations Cycles PtolemyGerard of CremonaOxford, Bodleian Library, Rawl. C 117
Constellations Zodiac LeoSingle figure
Constellations Zodiac LibraSingle figurePair of scales
Constellations Zodiac ScorpioSingle figureAs scorpion (with claws, legs and a tail)
Constellations Zodiac SagittariusSingle figureAs a centaur → Dressed
Constellations Zodiac SagittariusSingle figureAs a centaur → With hat
Constellations Zodiac CapricornusSingle figureAs a goat or ibex
Constellations Zodiac AquariusSingle figureWith fish
Flora and Fauna
AnimalsLion In astrology
Further details
ARTIST/CREATOR
English
DATE
circa 1300
LOCATION
Oxford, Bodleian Library → Rawl. C. 117, fol. 151v-152r
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
Gerard of CremonaLatin translation of the Almagest from Arabic
Notes on photograph
COLLECTION
Hamburg stamp (Bibliothek Warburg)
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Acknowledgements
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