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Date: 2016
Title: A Closer Look at the Zodiac and Phlebotomy Men in Wellcome MS 8004
Author: Öberg Strådal, Sara
Publisher: Mittelalter
Citation: Sara Öberg Strådal: A Closer Look at the Zodiac and Phlebotomy Men in Wellcome MS 8004, in: Mittelalter. Interdisziplinäre Forschung und Rezeptionsgeschichte, 11. October 2016,
Description: Wellcome MS 8004 is a lavish codex without marginal annotations, with gilded initials and expensive pigments. It opens with a calendar and closes with a pilgrimage tract, in between are numerous texts on medical practice and astrological calculations. Wellcome 8004 also contains depictions of the Zodiac Man and the Phlebotomy Man. The two diagrams have been placed several quires apart, the Phlebotomy Man on folio 18r and the Zodiac Man on folio 40r. These depictions are unusual: the male bodi...
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License: CC BY-SA 3.0 Unported
AMAD ID: 8919
Appears in Collections:General history of Europe
Mittelalter. Interdisziplinäre Forschung und Rezeptionsgeschichte
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