Manuscript Source Munich, Bayerische Staatsbibliothek, Cgm 32, folio 1r Scene Zodiac Man Date 14th c. Alternate Date 1370 Text Illustrated Medical miscellany Language German Holding Institution Bayerische Staatsbibliothek, Munich, Germany
Medical astrology. 16th-century artwork of Zodiac Man, a male body labelled with the twelve signs of the zodiac. This artwork was published in Freiburg in 1503 in the encyclopedia Margarita Philosophica by the German author Gregor Reisch (c.1467-1525)
Homme zodiaque, par R. Abraham. Illustration du Petit Manuel de thérapeutique (XIVe siècle) montrant les concordances entre les constellations zodiacales et les points de saignée. (Bibliothèque nationale de France, Paris.) Ph. Coll. Archives Larbor
F.116v The Relationship between the Human Body and the Signs of the Zodiac, from a medical treatise by Abul Qasim Khalaf ibn al-Abbas al-Zahrawi (Abulcasis) (936-1013) translated by Gerard de Cremone (1114-870 (vellum) by French School, (14th century) - Bridgeman art images & historical footage for licensing
This 1429 'Medizinisch-Astrologisches Hausbuch' (Medical Astrology Housebook) from Nuremburg - "links and systematizes medical and astrological knowledge to create a kind of everyday handbook for medical treatments, especially bloodletting, to be administered by laymen at home.
Author: Unknown Book: Unknown Notes: This is a very early block showing the bloodletting points for different times of year. These are the signs of the zodiac and multiple bleeding points are shown. This block may date to the late 15th century or very early 16th century.