The Augsburg Wunderzeichenbuch – A Mid-Sixteenth Century Book of Miracles

You may consider this post as something like a page from a scrapbook on the artistic records of historical comets and other celestial phenomena. The New Year in our current tradition begins with the first day of January which is named after Janus.  In Roman religion, the animistic spirit of doorways (januae) and archways (jani). Janus […]

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