Rantzau's astrology book, 1584 edition

Rantzau's astrology book, 1584 edition

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Caption: Rantzau's astrology book. Frontispiece to the 1584 third edition of 'Catalogus imperatorum, regum ac virorum illustrium, qui artem astrologicam amarunt' by the German author and astrologer Heinrich von Rantzau (1526-1598). The title translates as 'Catalogue of Emperors, Kings and Illustrious Men, Who Loved, Honoured and Practiced the Art of Astrology'. The first edition had been published in 1580. Saint Christopher is shown carrying the Christ Child, with a biblical quote in Latin from Exodus: 'The Lord is my strength and song, and he is become my salvation'. The Latin text at bottom gives publication details.

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