Iconography
MAGIC & SCIENCE
Astronomy and astrology
Constellations Zodiac PiscesSingle figureOne fish only
Constellations Zodiac PiscesWith planetsJupiter (domicile)
Planets Represented as planetary deities IndividualSaturnSeated
Planets Represented as planetary deities IndividualJupiterSeated → without eagle or hawk, miscellaneous
Planets Represented as planetary deities IndividualMarsSeated
Planets Represented as planetary deities Dignities and debilitiesSaturnAs Prosopon (Facies) → For Pisces (first Decan)
Planets Represented as planetary deities Dignities and debilitiesJupiterDomicile (Pisces and Sagittarius)
Planets Represented as planetary deities Dignities and debilitiesJupiterAs Prosopon (Facies) → For Pisces (second Decan)
Planets Represented as planetary deities Dignities and debilitiesMarsAs Prosopon (Facies) → For Pisces (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) Pisces - first Decan (Saturn)
Decans and paranatellontaFacies (or Prosopa, Planets linked to individual Decan) Pisces - second Decan (Jupiter)
Decans and paranatellontaFacies (or Prosopa, Planets linked to individual Decan) Pisces - third Decan (Mars)
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. The largest figure stands both for Aquarius and - because he looks like an elderly ascet - Saturn
ARTIST/CREATOR
Osman (active c1560-1582)
DATE
1582
LOCATION
Paris, Bibliothèque nationale de France → Supplément turc. 242, fol. 28v
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
Mehmed Ibn Emir Hasan al-Sud'iMatalî' al-sa'adat
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RELATIONS
Gallica
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