Iconography
MAGIC & SCIENCE
Astronomy and astrology
Constellations Cycles PtolemyGerard of CremonaVatican City, Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana, Urb. lat. 1399
Constellations Northern hemisphereCepheus
Constellations Northern hemisphereCoronaMiscellaneous
Constellations Northern hemisphereHerculesKneeling without attributes
Constellations Northern hemisphereVultur CadensAs a bat
Constellations Northern hemisphereCassiopeiaAs woman
Constellations Northern hemispherePerseus
Constellations Northern hemisphereAurigaWithout goatsNot in a chariot → Holding tongs
Constellations Northern hemisphereGallina
Further details
Hamburg stamp (Bibliothek Warburg)
ARTIST/CREATOR
Italian
DATE
15th century
LOCATION
Vatican City, Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana → Urb. lat. 1399, fol. 35v-36r
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
Gerard of CremonaLatin translation of the Almagest from Arabic
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