Iconography
MAGIC & SCIENCE
Astronomy and astrology
Constellations Northern hemisphereBootesSingle FigureAlone
Constellations Northern hemisphereCoronaMiscellaneous
Constellations Northern hemisphereHerculesWith lion-skin and club
Constellations Northern hemisphereSerpentariusSingle figure
Constellations Zodiac ScorpioSingle figureAs scorpion (with claws, legs and a tail)
StarsNamed starsArcturus (Alramech - Alpha Bootis)
StarsNamed starsAlphecca (Alpha Coronae borealis)
StarsNamed starsAntares (Calbalakrab - Alpha Scorpionis)
StarsNamed starsRasalgethi (Alpha Herculis)
StarsNamed starsRasalhague (Alpha Ophiuchi)
StarsNamed starsShaula (Lambda Scorpii)
StarsCyclesVienna, Collection Gutmann (?)
Further details
The third image has the Arabic name for Alpha Scorpii (which appears on the following page), but the image seems to hint at a star in Serpens
ARTIST/CREATOR
German
DATE
15th century
LOCATION
Vienna, Collection Gutmann (?)
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
Calendarium, fol. 30v
Notes on photograph
COLLECTION
Hamburg stamp (Bibliothek Warburg)
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