About This Item
The Zodiac man, an anatomical diagram showing astrological signs and the parts of the body they influence.
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Original image in: Reisch, Gregor, -1525. Margarita philosophica (Basilee : Michael Furterius, 1517), leaf 149v. 1g 52c (Historical Medical Library of the College of Phyicians of Philadelphia)
Margarita philosophica, an encyclopedia intended for younger students, first appeared in Freiburg, Germany in 1503. Written by Gregor Reisch in a catechetical, question-and-answer form, the work is divided into 12 chapters of knowledge, filled with charts, diagrams, and block prints.
Digitized by the Historical Medical Library of The College of Physicians of Philadelphia
1 print : woodcut
21 x 16 cm
“Zodiac man,” The College of Physicians of Philadelphia Digital Library, accessed November 27, 2021, https://www.cppdigitallibrary.org/items/show/2407.