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Régime du corps
France, perhaps Rouen, ca. 1440-1450
MS M.0165 fol. 36v

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Twelve signs of zodiac (clockwise): 1) Ram (Aries); 2) Ox (Taurus); 3) Nude twins or couple (Gemini); 4) Lobster-like crab (Cancer); 5) Lion (Leo); 6) Virgin, with right hand holding palm (Virgo); 7) Scales (Libra); 8) Drinking horn (Scorpio); 9) Centaur, aiming arrow in bow (Sagittarius); 10) Hybrid ram (Capricornus); 11) Personification of River or Water, pouring cup (Aquarius); 12) Pair of fish (Pisces), all surrounding sun. All within initial P decorated with pen flourishing. Initial at beginning of Part I, Chapter Sixteen in Aldobrandino da Siena, Régime du Corps.

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