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hearthside-reader: “ hearthside-reader: Part of a bramble, from the manuscript oftenest known as the ‘Vienna Dioscorides’ This ‘is an illuminated Byzantine manuscript produced about AD 512 for Anicia.

Alchemy: Jupiter. De Sphaera Biblioteca Estense Universitaria (Modena, Italy), 15th century. An #Alchemy artwork.

Planet Jupiter (Pisces & Sagittarius) influences the activities of merchants. From the De Sphaera manuscript,which is today considered as the most beautifully decorated astrology book of the Renaissance.

Created in England in the late twelfth century, this manuscript was intended to be a scientific textbook for monks. The manuscript is brief at nine folios, and was designed as a compendium of cosmographical knowledge drawn from early Christian writers such as Bede and Isidore, as well as the later Abbo of Fleury. Those writers, in turn, drew on classical sources like Pliny the Elder for their knowledge, but adapted it to be understood through the filter of Christianity. The twenty complex…

Illuminated Manuscript Compendium of computistical texts Diagram of the Zodiac Walters Art Museum Ms fol. by Walters Art Museum Illuminated Manuscripts

Miniatures of the twelve Zodiac signs from the elaborately illuminated Hunterian Psalter, cca. 1170 England. This manuscript is a splendid example of Romanesque book art.

Zodiaco - The Hunterian Psalter. century England - Miniatures of the twelve Zodiac signs from the elaborately illuminated Hunterian Psalter, cca. This manuscript is a splendid example of Romanesque book art.

The Volvelle -- A paper analog computer from the 15th century, page 1

Geomantie manuscript commissioned by Ottheinrich which was completed between 1552 and 1557 (calligraphy by Heinrich Rüdinger and illumination by Albrecht Glockendon [attributed]). It's title is 'Geomantie' (Geomancy) - Codex Palatinus 833 Germanicus.

Illuminated Manuscript, Compendium of computistical texts, Above: The harmony of the spheres; Below: The planetary orbits, Walters Art Museum Ms. W.73, fol. 5r by Walters Art Museum Illuminated Manuscripts, via Flickr

Illuminated Manuscript, Compendium of computistical texts, Above: The harmony of the spheres; Below: The planetary orbits, Walters Art Museum Ms.

“Detail of a miniature of God creating the sun and moon.”, Bible historiale, f…

openmarginalis: “ “Detail of a miniature of God creating the sun and moon.”, Bible historiale, f. by Guyart des Moulins and art by “The Master of the Bedford Hours, and the Master of the Cite des.

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