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Aztec zodiac man

Aztec version of European zodiac man, from Lord Kingsborough: Antiquities of Mexico. London, 1831-48 v. 2. The Welcome Library, History of Medicine Library


Rider's British Merlin Almanac London: 1701


A Guide to English Illustrated Books, 1536-1603

Ruth Samson Luborsky and Elizabeth Morley Ingram

The Guide includes a complete subject index and four appendices. One appendix shows the reuses of the woodcuts catalogued by Hodnett; the other three organize the stock cuts of labors of the months, ships, and Zodiac Man. There are listings of diagrams, of monograms on woodcuts, and of printers and publishers


History of Science, Medicine, and Technology

Undergraduate Courses

140.348 (H,S) Art and Medicine in the Renaissance

The human body in medical illustrations and in art on medical themes (medieval to early modern Europe); e.g., the zodiac man and woman, Leonardo and Vesalius, Rembrandtís Anatomy Lesson


MAN AS MICROCOSM INSCRIBED IN THE ZODIAC (MACROCOSM)

Metaphors of Monarchy Site.


Ideas in Society, 1500-1700


Astronomy and astrology

An image of a 'zodiac man', showing the parts of the body governed by the various signs of the zodiac. Image by kind permission of the Master and Fellows of Trinity College, Cambridge.


THE SCIENCE MUSEUM, London


THE WARBURG INSTITUTE PHOTOGRAPHIC COLLECTION INDEX

 

ERANOS COLLECTION OF JUNGIAN ARCHETYPES


Meditations on the History of ART - by Marcia Kupfer


CHAUCERíS SOLAR PAGEANT by Garth Chivalle Carpenter, Ph.D.


Starry Messenger

The Starry Messenger is Phase I of the Electronic History of Astronomy developed in the Whipple Museum of the History of Science and the Department of History and Philosophy of Science - illustrating the variety of uses (astrology, weather prediction, calendar reform) and inspirations (e.g. poetry), people in past societies and cultures found in astronomy.


ASTROLOGY


Ideas in Society, 1500-1700 - Astronomy and astrology


Slides: Medieval World View - Dr. Charles Bergengren, Cleveland Institute of Art - Spring 2001


Metaphors of Monarchy - Man as Microcosm and Macrocosm


Folio 1r showing the wheel of fortune from Boccaccio's Fall of Princes France: 1467

Fifty Treasures from Glasgow University Library


An Introduction To Western Medical Astrological Wisdom Veronique Foster


SEEING IS HEALING


ANTHROPOCENTRIC MICROCOSMS


THE BODY AS MICROCOSM