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Anna Simms
by Petrus Slovacius
published on 06 September 2021

A 'zodiac man' woodcut from the almanacs of Petrus Slovacius, published by Johan Scharffenberg, Breslau, 1580.

Wellcome Collection, London.

The zodiac man regularly appeared in astrological and medical texts throughout the 16th century. It shows which organs of the body were ruled or influenced by each astrological sign.

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APA Style

Slovacius, P. (2021, September 06). Zodiac Man. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/14577/zodiac-man/

Chicago Style

Slovacius, Petrus. "Zodiac Man." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified September 06, 2021. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/14577/zodiac-man/.

MLA Style

Slovacius, Petrus. "Zodiac Man." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 06 Sep 2021. Web. 08 Feb 2023.