This instrument is clear evidence of the links between the astrolabe and astrology. On one side is an astrolabe for a single latitude, and on the other an astrological volvelle, used to find the positions of planets and other celestial bodies, especially in relation to the traditional astrological houses.
I love how we look up and see creation and fantasy in gorgeous, gaseous spheres of light. Even love the note!
28" $555 by ancient astronomy armillary spheres, Equinox continues to expand with fixture options within its family. Fixtures within the Equinox family include interlocking rings and candelabra based lamps.
Sun Solar Body Ancient Astronomy Cartographic Illustrations Antique Vintage High Resolution Printable Graphic Img1868
Greek Muses In ancient Greece. The 9 Muses were considered sources of knowledge and providers of inspiration to creators of literature and art. Almost everyone should still have a shrine to honor them. Calliope (Epic Poetry) Clio (History) Erato (Love Poetry) Euterpe (Music) Melpomene (Tragedy) Polyhymnia (Hymns and sacred poetry) Terpsichore (Dance) Thalia (Comedy) Urania (Astronomy)
Hic Sol obscurabitur et Luna in sanguinae uersa est. Representación del Sol y la Luna en el Comentario del Apocalísis de Beato de Liébana. Beato de San Miguel de Escalada, fol. 112, actualmente en la Biblioteca Pierpont Morgan, Nueva York.