Star map using Hebrew characters

Star map using Hebrew characters

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Credit: MIDDLE TEMPLE LIBRARY/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

Caption: Star map. A map of stars with their positions and groupings defined using modified Hebrew characters. This woodcut illustration comes from 'Curiositez invoyes sur la sculpture talismaique des Persans' by Jacques Gaffarel, published in Paris in 1629.

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Keywords: 1600s, 1629, 17th century, alphabet, black, characters, chart, diagram, hebrew, illustration, letters, map, monochrome, star, woodcut

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