Iconography
MAGIC & SCIENCE
Astronomy and astrology
Constellations Cycles Ptolemyal-SufiSufi Latinus → Vatican City, Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana, Pal, lat. 1369
Constellations Zodiac ScorpioSingle figureAs scorpion (with claws, legs and a tail)
Constellations Zodiac SagittariusSingle figureAs a centaur → Dressed
Constellations Zodiac SagittariusSingle figureAs a centaur → With hat
Constellations Zodiac CapricornusSingle figureAs a fish-goat
Constellations Zodiac AquariusSingle figurePouring water from a single urn
Further details
ARTIST/CREATOR
Southern German
DATE
mid 15th century
LOCATION
Vatican City, Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana → Pal. lat. 1369, fol. 150v
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
al-SufiBook of the fixed stars (Latin translation)
Contact
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