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Figura celi generalis magisterii astrologie
Square astrological diagram likely used as a template for horoscopes.
Original image in: ʻAbd al-ʻAzīz Ibn ʻUthmān, -967. Libellus ysagogicus Abdilazi (Venice : Johannes and Gregorius de Gregoriis, de Forlivio, 26 July 1491). 1f 31 1491 (Historical Medical Library of The College of Physicians of Philadelphia)
Mudkhal ilá ṣināʻat aḥkām al-nujūm was a 10th century introductory text to astronomy and astrology. Written by ʻAbd al-ʻAzīz Ibn ʻUthmān (or Alchabitius), it was translated from the Arabic in the 12th century by John of Seville. This edition, printed in 1491 with the title Libellus ysagogicus Abdilazi, includes many horoscopes as well as an explanation of the relation of the planets to bodily infirmity.
Digitzed by the Historical Medical Library of The College of Physicians of Philadelphia
1 print: woodcut
20 x 13 cm
“Figura celi generalis magisterii astrologie,” The College of Physicians of Philadelphia Digital Library, accessed January 20, 2020, https://www.cppdigitallibrary.org/items/show/2392.