Iconography
MAGIC & SCIENCE
Astronomy and astrology
Constellations Cycles PtolemyGerard of CremonaVatican City, Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana, Pal. lat. 1377
Constellations Northern hemisphereHerculesWith lion-skin and club
Constellations Northern hemisphereLyraAs a lyre
Constellations Northern hemisphereCygnusAs a swan
Constellations Northern hemisphereCassiopeiaAs woman
Constellations Northern hemispherePerseus
Constellations Northern hemisphereTestudo
Further details
Hamburg stamp (Bibliothek Warburg)
ARTIST/CREATOR
German
DATE
14th century
LOCATION
Vatican City, Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana → Pal. lat. 1377, fol. 184v-185
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
Gerard of CremonaLatin translation of the Almagest from Arabic
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