Iconography
GODS & MYTHS
Saturn
Single figure Head veiled, with scythe or sickle
MAGIC & SCIENCE
Astronomy and astrology
Constellations Cycles ArateaAnonymousScientific compendia → Vatican City, Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana, Reg. lat. 123
Planets Represented as planetary deities IndividualSaturnStanding → Not eating children, holding a sickle or a scythe, not on crutches
Planets Represented as planetary deities CyclesCycles of sevenMultiple images - Manuscripts → Vatican City, Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana, Reg. lat. 123
Further details
attributed to the monk Oliva
ARTIST/CREATOR
Santa Maria de Ripoll (Catalonia)
DATE
1056
LOCATION
Vatican City, Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana → Reg. lat. 123, fol. 174r
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
Scientific compendium (incl. Aratea)
Notes on photograph
COLLECTION
Hamburg stamp (Bibliothek Warburg)
Find out more
RELATIONS
Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana (digitised version)
Rights and permissions
This material is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Non Commercial 3.0 Unported License
Acknowledgements
Record created with the generous support of the Dean's Development Fund of the School of Advanced Study, University of London
Contact
For comments or queries, please contact photographic.collect@sas.ac.uk