HoS Advent Calendar 2016

A Byzantine form of Geomancy?

This illustration from a 15th-century manuscript seems to be a type of geomantic figure that correlates the planets, signs, and figures (arrangements of dots). It shows the standard astrological relationships between planets and signs. Starting at the top and proceeding counterclockwise from the moon: Moon — Cancer Mercury — Gemini and Virgo Venus — Taurus […]