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Magic and Science
Astronomy and astrologyMiscellaneousCyclesOxford, Bodleian Library, Bodley Or. 133
MAGIC & SCIENCE
Astronomy and astrology
Constellations Zodiac CapricornusSingle figureAs a goat or ibex
Constellations Zodiac CapricornusWith planetsSaturn (domicile)
Planets Represented as planetary deities IndividualSolSeated
Planets Represented as planetary deities IndividualSaturnRiding → Capricornus
Planets Represented as planetary deities IndividualJupiterSeated → without eagle or hawk, miscellaneous
Planets Represented as planetary deities IndividualMarsSeated
Planets Represented as planetary deities Dignities and debilitiesSaturnDomicile (Capricorn and Aquarius)
Planets Represented as planetary deities Dignities and debilitiesJupiterAs Prosopon (Facies) → For Capricornus (first Decan)
Planets Represented as planetary deities Dignities and debilitiesMarsAs Prosopon (Facies) → For Capricornus (second Decan)
Planets Represented as planetary deities Dignities and debilitiesSolAs Prosopon (Facies) → For Capricornus (third Decan)
Planets Represented as planetary deities Dignities and debilitiesCyclesOxford, Bodleian Library, or. 133, 2v-22v
Decans and paranatellontaFacies (or Prosopa, Planets linked to individual Decan) CyclesOxford, Bodleian Library, Bodley Or. 133
Decans and paranatellontaFacies (or Prosopa, Planets linked to individual Decan) Capricornus - first Decan (Jupiter)
Decans and paranatellontaFacies (or Prosopa, Planets linked to individual Decan) Capricornus - second Decan (Mars)
Decans and paranatellontaFacies (or Prosopa, Planets linked to individual Decan) Capricornus - third Decan (Sol)
MiscellaneousOxford, Bodleian Library, or. 133
Further details
At the top the zodiacal sign with the planet whose Domicile it is, at the bottom (from right to left) the planets who are the Faciesof the three Decans of the zodiacal sign
ARTIST/CREATOR
Arabic
DATE
4th quarter 14th century
LOCATION
Oxford, Bodleian Library → Bodley Or. 133, fol. 19v
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
Al-Isfahani, Abd al-HasanBook of Wonders (Kitab al-Bulhan)
Notes on photograph
COLLECTION
Hamburg stamp (Bibliothek Warburg)
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