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Astrological treatises
Belgium, Bruges, early 15th century, in or before 1403
MS M.785 fol. 47r

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Personification: Planet, Mercury (Mercury in his Houses), Zodiac Sign: Virgo, and Zodiac Sign: Gemini -- Mercury, inscribed MERCURIUS, bearded, wearing hood and eyeglasses, seated at lectern, holds open book with pseudo-inscription.
Below are Virgo, holding sheaf of grain, and Gemini, shown as Siamese twins, holding rod (?) in right hand.

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