Limburg Brothers, Zodiac Man from Très Riches Heures du Duc de Berry, ca. 1390
Limburg Brothers, Zodiac Man from Très Riches Heures du Duc de Berry, ca. 1390

Astrology

... Lymond said. 'I told you I thought there were some books missing. I have another mystery for you to ponder. Where are the horoscopes?'
They stared at him. 'With her clients?' said Jerott. 'We've seen the charts and the room where she worked on them. If she kept any back, they'd be stored there.'
'The commissioned ones, of course, with her clients,' said Francis Crawford. 'But she was a mischievous, meddling woman. The interesting horoscopes in this house would be the uncommissioned ones. The horoscope of the King; the Queen; the Constable; the Duchess de Valentinois ... Of all of us, since she took such an interfering interest in our lives.' ...
    from
    Dorothy Dunnett: Checkmate, Part I, Chapter V
...
More about animals? Look up these links:

Astrology In Medieval And Renaissance Europe
History of Astrology in the Renaissance
Astrology Bibliography
De Sphaera Book of Astrology of the Italian Renaissance
Museum of Astrology

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