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Persian Zodiac Aquarius // Persian astrological treatise from ~9th century - 'Kitâb al-Mawalid' - by Abû Ma'shar, said to have been the most influential document in the development of western astrology. [I believe it is otherwise known as 'The Book of Nativities' or 'The Book of Revolution of the Birth Years'.]

Persian Zodiac Aquarius // Persian astrological treatise from ~9th century - 'Kitâb al-Mawalid' - by Abû Ma'shar, said to have been the most influential document in the development of western astrology. [I believe it is otherwise known as 'The Book of Nativities' or 'The Book of Revolution of the Birth Years'.]

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Egyptian Zodiac Virgo.jpg 463×638 pixels

Traité des nativités, attribué à Aboû Maʿschar. | Gallica

Traité des nativités, attribué à Aboû Maʿschar. | Gallica

Traité des nativités, attribué à Aboû Maʿschar. | Gallica

Traité des nativités, attribué à Aboû Maʿschar. | Gallica

Cancer These images come form an egyptian manuscript from the 14th/15th centuries. It reproduces a persian astrological treatise from ~9th century - 'Kitâb al-Mawalid' - by Abû Ma'shar, said to have been the most influential document in the development of western astrology. [I believe it is otherwise known as 'The Book of Nativities' or 'The Book of Revolution of the Birth Years'.]

Cancer These images come form an egyptian manuscript from the 14th/15th centuries. It reproduces a persian astrological treatise from ~9th century - 'Kitâb al-Mawalid' - by Abû Ma'shar, said to have been the most influential document in the development of western astrology. [I believe it is otherwise known as 'The Book of Nativities' or 'The Book of Revolution of the Birth Years'.]

vue 50 - folio 21v, Libra - The Book of Nativities (Kitab al-Mawalid), attributed to Persian astronomer Abu Maʿschar al-Balkḥī and was later drawn by the painter Qanbar ‛Alī Shīrāzī published in 1300 AD.

vue 50 - folio 21v, Libra - The Book of Nativities (Kitab al-Mawalid), attributed to Persian astronomer Abu Maʿschar al-Balkḥī and was later drawn by the painter Qanbar ‛Alī Shīrāzī published in 1300 AD.

Traité des nativités, attribué à Aboû Maʿschar. | Gallica

Traité des nativités, attribué à Aboû Maʿschar. | Gallica

vue 79 - folio 36r, The Book of Nativities (Kitab al-Mawalid), attributed to Persian astronomer Abu Maʿschar al-Balkḥī and was later drawn by the painter Qanbar ‛Alī Shīrāzī published in 1300 AD.

vue 79 - folio 36r, The Book of Nativities (Kitab al-Mawalid), attributed to Persian astronomer Abu Maʿschar al-Balkḥī and was later drawn by the painter Qanbar ‛Alī Shīrāzī published in 1300 AD.

vue 80 - folio 36v, The Book of Nativities (Kitab al-Mawalid), attributed to Persian astronomer Abu Maʿschar al-Balkḥī and was later drawn by the painter Qanbar ‛Alī Shīrāzī published in 1300 AD.

vue 80 - folio 36v, The Book of Nativities (Kitab al-Mawalid), attributed to Persian astronomer Abu Maʿschar al-Balkḥī and was later drawn by the painter Qanbar ‛Alī Shīrāzī published in 1300 AD.

vue 82 - folio 37v, The Book of Nativities (Kitab al-Mawalid), attributed to Persian astronomer Abu Maʿschar al-Balkḥī and was later drawn by the painter Qanbar ‛Alī Shīrāzī published in 1300 AD.

vue 82 - folio 37v, The Book of Nativities (Kitab al-Mawalid), attributed to Persian astronomer Abu Maʿschar al-Balkḥī and was later drawn by the painter Qanbar ‛Alī Shīrāzī published in 1300 AD.

Traité des nativités, attribué à Aboû Maʿschar. | Gallica

Traité des nativités, attribué à Aboû Maʿschar. | Gallica

aries - Persian astrology, 14th century transcript of 'Kitâb al-Mawalid' ('The Book of Nativities' , 9th century) by Abû Ma'shar Ibn Balkhi

aries - Persian astrology, 14th century transcript of 'Kitâb al-Mawalid' ('The Book of Nativities' , 9th century) by Abû Ma'shar Ibn Balkhi

Pisces - Persian astrology, 14th century transcript of 'Kitâb al-Mawalid' ('The Book of Nativities' , 9th century) by Abû Ma'shar Ibn Balkhi

Pisces - Persian astrology, 14th century transcript of 'Kitâb al-Mawalid' ('The Book of Nativities' , 9th century) by Abû Ma'shar Ibn Balkhi

Traité des nativités, attribué à Aboû Maʿschar

Traité des nativités, attribué à Aboû Maʿschar

Traité des nativités, attribué à Aboû Maʿschar

Traité des nativités, attribué à Aboû Maʿschar

Traité des nativités, attribué à Aboû Maʿschar

Traité des nativités, attribué à Aboû Maʿschar