Iconography
GODS & MYTHS
Saturn
MythsSaturn and his children Devouring a child (not being castrated)
MAGIC & SCIENCE
Astronomy and astrology
Constellations Zodiac LeoSingle figure
Constellations Zodiac AquariusSingle figurePouring water from a single urn
Planets Represented as planetary deities IndividualSaturnStanding → Devouring a child, or preparing to do so
Planets Represented as planetary deities Eclipses and conjunctions between planetsEclipses of the Moon1587
Further details
The right figure may refer to an eclipse of the moon in Aquarius on September 16, 1587
ARTIST/CREATOR
Erfurt
DATE
1586
LOCATION
n/a
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
Kurtze Propheceyung, Was sich vngefehrlich auff das M. D. LXXXVII. Jahr zutragen soll, Erfurt (Beck), 1586, Title
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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