manuscript illustrations from the “shahnameh” (book of kings)
manuscript page from kafka’s the trial
“This work helps chart, with numerous volvelles, the movements of the heavenly bodies by the methods of Regiomontanus. Published soon after the papal bull of 1586 forbidding astrology, Gallucci nonetheless asserts the importance of the rational, scientific investigation of the heavens.”
Giovanni Paolo Gallucci, Speculum Uranicum, Venice: Damianus Zenarus, 1593
Houses of Heaven ~Icelandic manuscript from the 1700s
The Wound Man - A medieval anatomy illustration depicting all the injuries that a body might sustain.