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Julius Caesar; Zodiacal Sign of Cancer

Unknownprobably 1170s

The J. Paul Getty Museum

The J. Paul Getty Museum

The figure of Julius Caesar introduces the month of July, named after the Roman dictator who was assassinated by Brutus. The crab in a medallion in the middle of the page is the zodiacal sign of Cancer.

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  • Title: Julius Caesar; Zodiacal Sign of Cancer
  • Creator: Unknown
  • Date: probably 1170s
  • Location Created: Hildesheim, Germany
  • Physical Dimensions: Leaf: 28.2 x 18.9 cm (11 1/8 x 7 7/16 in.)
  • External Link: Find out more about this object on the Museum website.
  • Medium: Tempera colors, gold leaf, silver leaf, and ink on parchment
  • Source Credit Line: The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles, Ms. 64, fol. 6v
  • Object Type: Folio
  • Object Status: Permanent Collection
  • Number: Ms. 64, fol. 6v
  • Department: Manuscripts
  • Culture: German
  • Classification: Manuscripts

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