Iconography
MAGIC & SCIENCE
Astronomy and astrology
Constellations Zodiac VirgoWith planetsMoon (eclipse)
Constellations Zodiac PiscesWith planetsMoon (eclipse)
Planets Represented as planetary deities IndividualSaturnStanding → Not eating children, holding a sickle or a scythe, not on crutches
Planets Represented as planetary deities IndividualJupiterSeated → without eagle or hawk, as a king
Planets Represented as planetary deities IndividualMarsStanding
Planets Represented as planetary deities IndividualMercuryStanding or walking → Miscellaneous
Planets Represented as planetary deities CyclesPlanets (normally 2-3) on title-pages of Prognostics
Planets Represented as planetary deities Eclipses and conjunctions between planetsEclipses of the Moon1523
Further details
Here, two ecplipses are shown: Moon in Pisces represents the eclipse on March 1st, Moon in Virgo the eclipse on August 26
ARTIST/CREATOR
Nuremberg
DATE
1523
LOCATION
n/a
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
Camillus, AegidiusPractica Teutsch zu wien gemacht auffs. M.CCCC.xxiij. Jare (VD16 C 589), Nuremberg (Gutknecht), 1523
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RELATIONS
complete digital copy of illustrated text (external website)
VD16
Acknowledgements
Record created with the generous support of the Kress Foundation
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