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The Augsburg Wunderzeichenbuch, A mid-sixteenth century book of miracles +

The Augsburg Wunderzeichenbuch, A mid-sixteenth century book of miracles +

Folio 125: "1531, the comet’s tail, as it first appeared in much of the High German land around the 10th day of August and then was seen for many nights in the sky – longer than a rice skewer, one and a half feet wide - 1531 years after the Nativity." Augsburger Wunderzeichenbuch, c. 1550

Folio The comet’s tail, as it first appeared in much of the High German land around the day of August and then was seen for many nights in the sky – longer than a rice skewer, one and a half feet wide. Augsburger Wunderzeichenbuch, c.

Folio 61: "In 1300 A.D., a terrible comet appeared in the sky and in this year, on St Andrew’s Day, an earthquake shook the ground so that many buildings collapsed. At this time, Pope Boniface VIII established the first jubilee year." Augsburger Wunderzeichenbuch, c. 1550

Flowers of the Sky: Augsburger Wunderzeichenbuch, Folio 52 (erschrocklicher Comet,

The Book of Miracles, ca 1552 -- «The nearly complete surviving manuscript, which was created in the Swabian Imperial Free City of Augsburg, is composed of 169 pages with illustrations depicting wondrous and often eerie celestial phenomena, constellations, conflagrations, and floods as well as other catastrophes and occurrences. It deals with events ranging from the creation of the world to those that took place in the present of the book's author and even includes the future end of the…

Book of Miracles Swabian Imperial Free City of Augsburg around 1550

Folio 1, Genesis 7, 11-14: "In the six hundredth year of Noah’s life, in the second month, the seventeenth day of the month, the same day were all the fountains of the great deep broken up, and the windows of heaven were opened. And the rain was upon the earth forty days and forty nights..." Augsburger Wunderzeichenbuch, c. 1550

The Book of Miracles, ca 169 pages with illustrations depicting wondrous and eerie celestial phenomena .

Folio 142: "In the year 1542, on St Rupert's Day, the twenty-seventh of September, a comet was seen in the sky not far from the moon for many days, just as is painted here." Augsburger Wunderzeichenbuch, c. 1550

Comet, from The Augsburg Wunderzeichenbuch, a century book of miracles

16th-century painting from the Augsburger Wunderzeichenbuch of three suns supposedly shining at once in 1533, likely depicting a sun dog illusion (Courtesy Day & Faber)

painting from the Augsburger Wunderzeichenbuch of three suns supposedly shining at once in likely depicting a sun dog illusion (Courtesy Day & Faber)

folio 164 - book of miracles

folio 164 - book of miracles

The Book of Miracles - These depictions of celestial phenomena and portentous signs were recently discovered as part of a collection of 169 illustrations created in Augsburg, Germany around 1552.

The Book of Miracles

The Book of Miracles - These depictions of celestial phenomena and portentous signs were recently discovered as part of a collection of 169 illustrations created in Augsburg, Germany around

Folio 4, Genesis 19, 24-26: "Then the Lord rained upon Sodom and upon Gomorrah brimstone and fire from the Lord out of heaven; And he overthrew those cities, and all the plain, and all the inhabitants of the cities, and that which grew upon the ground. But his wife looked back from behind him, and she became a pillar of salt." Augsburger Wunderzeichenbuch, c. 1550

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