Iconography
GODS & MYTHS
Hercules
Single figure Brandishing a weapon
MAGIC & SCIENCE
Astronomy and astrology
Constellations Cycles ArateaDe ordine ac positione stellarum in signisChantilly, Musée Condé, 724 (olim 1596), ff. 63r-64v
Constellations Northern hemisphereUrsa MinorWith Polus (Pole star)
Constellations Northern hemisphereDracoDraco inter Arctos
Constellations Northern hemisphereBootesSingle FigureAlone
Constellations Northern hemisphereCoronaAs a wreath
Constellations Northern hemisphereHerculesWith lion-skin and club
Constellations Northern hemisphereSerpentariusSingle figure
Constellations Zodiac VirgoSingle figureWith ear(s) of corn (Spica) → With Libra
Constellations Zodiac ScorpioSingle figureAs scorpion (with claws, legs and a tail)
StarsNamed starsPolaris (Lodestar, Alruccabah, Alpha Ursi minoris)
Further details
in Lambert of Saint-Omer, Liber Floridus
ARTIST/CREATOR
Flemish
DATE
15th century
LOCATION
Chantilly, Musée Condé → 724 (olim 1596), fol. 63r
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
De ordine ac positione stellarum in signis
Notes on photograph
COLLECTION
Hamburg stamp (Bibliothek Warburg)
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