The College of Physicians of Philadelphia Digital Library

Zodiac man

About This Item

Title

Zodiac man

Subject

Astrology
Book Illustrations

Description

Artist unknown.
The Zodiac man, an anatomical diagram showing astrological signs and the parts of the body they influence.
Title supplied by cataloger.

Source

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.

Publisher

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

Date

1517

Language

lat

Type

StillImage

Identifier

1g_52c.149v

Original Format

1 print : woodcut

Physical Dimensions

21 x 16 cm

Citation

“Zodiac man,” The College of Physicians of Philadelphia Digital Library, accessed November 27, 2021, https://www.cppdigitallibrary.org/items/show/2407.

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Under the Influence of the Heavens: Astrology in Medicine in the 15th and 16th Centuries