Iconography
MAGIC & SCIENCE
Astronomy and astrology
Constellations Zodiac PiscesSingle figureFish not attached
Constellations Zodiac PiscesWith planetsJupiter (domicile)
Planets Represented as planetary deities IndividualSolSeated
Planets Represented as planetary deities IndividualLunaLuna as a woman - not in a chariot → Holding a moon
Planets Represented as planetary deities IndividualMarsFighting → With sword
Planets Represented as planetary deities IndividualMercurySeated
Planets Represented as planetary deities Dignities and debilitiesJupiterDomicile (Pisces and Sagittarius)
Planets Represented as planetary deities Dignities and debilitiesJupiterAs Prosopon (Facies) → For Pisces (second Decan)
Decans and paranatellontaDecans PiscesSecond Decan
Decans and paranatellontaDecans CyclesParis, Bibliothèque nationale de France, arabe 2583
Decans and paranatellontaFacies (or Prosopa, Planets linked to individual Decan) CyclesParis, Bibliothèque nationale de France, arabe 2583
Decans and paranatellontaFacies (or Prosopa, Planets linked to individual Decan) Pisces - second Decan (Jupiter)
Further details
ARTIST/CREATOR
Cairo
DATE
15th century
LOCATION
Paris, Bibliothèque nationale de France → arab. 2583, fol. 35v
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
AlbumasarBook of Nativities (Kitab al-Mawalid)
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RELATIONS
Gallica
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