Iconography
MAGIC & SCIENCE
Astronomy and astrology
Constellations Zodiac CyclesSingle imageSigns - Circular diagram
Planets Represented as planetary deities IndividualMercuryStanding or walking → Playing lute
Planets Represented as planetary deities With planet childrenCyclesVatican City, Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana, Pal. lat. 1368 (Sebastian Münster)
Planets Represented as planetary deities With planet childrenMercuryOrganists and organ builders
Planets Represented as planetary deities With planet childrenMercuryMusicians and musical instruments (other than organists and organs)
SOCIAL LIFE
Music
Musical instrumentsStringPluckedLute
Further details
ARTIST/CREATOR
German possibly an autograph of Sebastian Münster
DATE
1522
LOCATION
Vatican City, Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana → Pal. lat. 1368, fol. 5v
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
Münster, SebastianInstrumentum Planetarum
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RELATIONS
Universitätsbibliothek Heidelberg (digitised version)
Contact
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