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Andreas Cellarius's illustration of the Ptolemaic System (17th century), which shows the solar system and signs of the zodiac with the Earth at the center.J. van Loon, National Library of Australia

Le sphere de monde by Oronce Fine, 1549 a For background see: bibliodyssey.blogspot.com/2010/11/celestial-mechanics.html

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Antique Astrology World Map, Vintage, 1660, Fade Resistant HD Print or Canvas

Antique Astrology World Map, Vintage, 1660, Fade Resistant HD Print or Canvas in Art, Prints | eBay

his Talavera tile map is a replica of a plate from Dutch–Greek mathematician and cosmographer Andreas Cellarius' Harmonia Macrocosmica, a much esteemed celestial atlas published approximately 1660 during the golden age of Dutch cartography. The piece is an interpretation of Greek astronomer Ptolemy's view of the universe and the heavenly orbits.