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MAGIC & SCIENCE
Astronomy and astrology
Constellations Zodiac CapricornusSingle figureAs a goat or ibex
Constellations Zodiac CapricornusWith planetsSaturn (domicile)
Planets Represented as planetary deities IndividualSolSeated
Planets Represented as planetary deities IndividualSaturnRiding → Capricornus
Planets Represented as planetary deities IndividualJupiterSeated → without eagle or hawk, miscellaneous
Planets Represented as planetary deities IndividualMarsSeated
Planets Represented as planetary deities Dignities and debilitiesSaturnDomicile (Capricorn and Aquarius)
Planets Represented as planetary deities Dignities and debilitiesJupiterAs Prosopon (Facies) → For Capricornus (first Decan)
Planets Represented as planetary deities Dignities and debilitiesMarsAs Prosopon (Facies) → For Capricornus (second Decan)
Planets Represented as planetary deities Dignities and debilitiesSolAs Prosopon (Facies) → For Capricornus (third Decan)
Planets Represented as planetary deities Dignities and debilitiesCyclesParis, Bibliothèque nationale de France, Supplément Turc 242
Decans and paranatellontaFacies (or Prosopa, Planets linked to individual Decan) CyclesParis, Bibliothèque nationale de France, Supplément Turc 242
Decans and paranatellontaFacies (or Prosopa, Planets linked to individual Decan) Capricornus - first Decan (Jupiter)
Decans and paranatellontaFacies (or Prosopa, Planets linked to individual Decan) Capricornus - second Decan (Mars)
Decans and paranatellontaFacies (or Prosopa, Planets linked to individual Decan) Capricornus - third Decan (Sol)
Further details
At the top the zodiacal sign with the planet whose Domicile it is, at the bottom (from right to left) the planets who are the Faciesof the three Decans of the zodiacal sign
ARTIST/CREATOR
Osman (active c1560-1582)
DATE
1582
LOCATION
Paris, Bibliothèque nationale de France → Supplément turc. 242, fol. 26v
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
Mehmed Ibn Emir Hasan al-Sud'iMatalî' al-sa'adat
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