Les très riches heures du Duc de Berry: Novembre (November)
Illumination on vellum, 225 x 136 mm
Musée Condé, Chantilly
I wish my birth month had a cooler illumination.
The Garden of Eden from Tres Riches Heures du Duc de Berry 15th Century
Folio depicting an anatomical man (a man and the zodiac) from the Très Riches Heures du Duc de Berry by the Limbourg Brothers, c. 1411-16. Image taken from ARTstor.
Today I discovered that I don’t really know any zodiac symbols by heart other than the most obvious ones (leo the lion, scorpio the scorpion, etc). I don’t really know how this is possible with all of the classes I’ve taken on medieval magic and science, but there you have it.