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MAGIC & SCIENCE
Astronomy and astrology
Constellations Cycles Ptolemyal-SufiSufi Latinus → Munich, Bayerische Staatsbibliothek, Cgm 595, fol. 39v-43v
Constellations Zodiac VirgoSingle figureWith ear(s) of corn (Spica) → With Libra
Constellations Zodiac LibraSingle figureVirgo holding scales
Constellations Zodiac LibraSingle figurePair of scales
Constellations Zodiac ScorpioSingle figureWith claws and tail, but without legs
Constellations Zodiac SagittariusSingle figureAs a centaur → Dressed
Constellations Zodiac SagittariusSingle figureAs a centaur → With hat
Constellations Zodiac CapricornusSingle figureAs a fish-goat
Further details
ARTIST/CREATOR
German
DATE
1st half 15th century
LOCATION
Munich, Bayerische Staatsbibliothek → Cgm 595, fol. 42v
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
al-SufiBook of the fixed stars (Latin translation)
Notes on photograph
COLLECTION
Hamburg stamp (Bibliothek Warburg)
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