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Horoscope for the dean of Vienne, 1431

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Title

Horoscope for the dean of Vienne, 1431

Subject

Astrology
Book Illustrations
Incunabula

Description

Artist unknown.
Horoscope calculated for the dean of Vienne, 7 August 1431, to determine if the ill dean would regain his health or die.--cf. http://www.pachs.net/blogs/comments/exploring_collections_johannes_ganivets_amicus_medicorum/
Title supplied by cataloger.

Creator

Ganivet, Jean, active 1431-1434

Source

Amicus medicorum was written by Jean Ganivet in 1431 and first printed in 1496. This seminal work on astrological medicine is divided into four sections of seven chapters each, and includes multiple horoscopes.

Publisher

Digitized by the Historical Medical Library of the College of Physicians of Philadelphia

Date

1496

Identifier

1f_49_1496.27v

Original Format

1 print : woodcut

Physical Dimensions

25 x 17 cm

Citation

Ganivet, Jean, active 1431-1434, “Horoscope for the dean of Vienne, 1431,” The College of Physicians of Philadelphia Digital Library, accessed July 17, 2019, https://www.cppdigitallibrary.org/items/show/2395.

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