Iconography
MAGIC & SCIENCE
Astronomy and astrology
Constellations Zodiac TaurusWith planetsVenus (domicile)
Constellations Zodiac CapricornusWith planetsSaturn (domicile)
Planets Represented as planetary deities IndividualSaturnStanding → Not eating children, holding a sickle or a scythe, not on crutches
Planets Represented as planetary deities IndividualVenusStanding or walking → Holding a mirror and a branch
Planets Represented as planetary deities Dignities and debilitiesSaturnDomicile (Capricorn and Aquarius)
Planets Represented as planetary deities Dignities and debilitiesVenusDomicile (Taurus and Libra)
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 Moon1518
Planets Represented as planetary deities Eclipses and conjunctions between planetsEclipses of the Sun1518
Further details
Woodcut from an unknown publication; the upper image represents the lunar eclipse on May 24 or on Nov 17, the lower image the solar eclipse of 8 June
ARTIST/CREATOR
German
DATE
1517 - 1518
LOCATION
n/a
Acknowledgements
Record created with the generous support of the Kress Foundation
Contact
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