Iconography
MAGIC & SCIENCE
Astronomy and astrology
Constellations Zodiac LeoSingle figure
Constellations Zodiac VirgoSingle figureWith ear(s) of corn (Spica) → With Libra
Constellations Southern hemisphereCorvusSingle figure
Constellations Southern hemisphereHydraSingle figure
StarsNamed starsAlphard (Alpha Hydrae)
StarsNamed starsRegulus (Alpha Leonis)
StarsNamed starsDenebola (Deneb Eleced - Beta Leonis)
StarsNamed starsGienah Ghurab (Gamma Corvi)
StarsNamed starsSpica (Azimech - Alpha Virginis)
StarsCyclesVienna, Collection Gutmann (?)
Flora and Fauna
AnimalsLion In astrology
Further details
Regulus is identified with the lion's heart, but no parallels for the name 'Ralberoth' were found. Likewise, the third star is probably Denebola, the tail of Leo, but its Arabic name (Deneb Eleced) is given for the fourth star
ARTIST/CREATOR
German
DATE
15th century
LOCATION
Vienna, Collection Gutmann (?)
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
Calendarium, fol. 30r
Notes on photograph
COLLECTION
Hamburg stamp (Bibliothek Warburg)
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