Iconography
GODS & MYTHS
Saturn
Single figure As a cripple, with crutches or a staff
MAGIC & SCIENCE
Astronomy and astrology
Planets Represented as planetary deities IndividualSaturnStanding → Miscellaneous
Planets Represented as planetary deities With planet childrenCyclesVatican City, Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana, Pal. lat. 1368 (Sebastian Münster)
Planets Represented as planetary deities With planet childrenSaturnOld Age and death
Further details
Münster's instrumentum is a later addition to this 15th-century manuscript
ARTIST/CREATOR
German possibly an autograph of Sebastian Münster
DATE
1522
LOCATION
Vatican City, Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana → Pal. lat. 1368, fol. 1v
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
Münster, SebastianInstrumentum Planetarum
Notes on photograph
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
Fritz Saxl, Verzeichnis astrologischer und mythologischer illustrierter Handschriften des lateinischen Mittelalters in römischen Bibliotheken, Heidelberg 1915, pp. 10-15
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RELATIONS
Universitätsbibliothek Heidelberg (digitised version)
Acknowledgements
Record created with the generous support of the Dean's Development Fund of the School of Advanced Study, University of London
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