The Augsburg Wunderzeichenbuch, A mid-sixteenth century book of miracles +
detail from detail from birth of Mary, 1493, Germany (Dom Mariae Heimsuchung, Augsburg)
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
Augsburg Book of Miraculous Signs 1533
横山大観「群青富士」Taikan Yokoyama “Ultramarine Mt. Fuji” Shizuoka Prefectural Museum of Art
from Das Wunderzeichenbuch (The Book of Miracles). Augsburg. 1552.
Revelation 6:12-14 -- "When he opened the sixth seal, I looked and behold, there was a great earthquake, and the sun became black as sackcloth, the full moon became like blood, and the stars of the sky fell to the earth as the fig tree sheds its winter fruit when shaken by a gale. The sky vanished like a scroll that is being rolled up, and every mountain and island was removed from its place." -- The Book of Miracles (f°176), ca 1552
1520 -- One illustration depicts two events from 1520: - "In the year 1520, on the fourth of January, this sign was seen in Vienna for three hours until five after midday. It is called "Halo" and is like the moon" - "Afterwards, after midnight, at one o'clock or a little later, this sign was seen" -- The Book of Miracles (f°103), ca 1552