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[[Astronomy]] and [[astrology]] were closely linked in the 12th Century.
"Fors estroit, si gardoit en l'er,
 
Vit Orent et Lucifer.
 
Des estoiles le cors savoit,
 
Les set planestres devisoit;
 
Il savoit bein que ert a estre:
 
Qant il oiet un enfant nestre,
 
Les pointz contot toz de sa vie."
 
   
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"He was outdoors, he looked up at the sky,
 
 
"Fors estroit, si gardoit en l'er,
and he saw Orion and Venus.
 
 
Vit Orent et Lucifer.
He knew the course of the stars
 
 
Des estoiles le cors savoit,
and observed the seven planets.
 
 
Les set planestres devisoit;
He knew the future,
 
 
Il savoit bein que ert a estre:
and when he saw a baby born
 
 
Qant il oiet un enfant nestre,
he could foretell its entire life."
 
 
Les pointz contot toz de sa vie."
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"He was outdoors, he looked up at the sky,
 
and he saw Orion and Venus.
 
He knew the course of the stars
 
and observed the seven planets.
 
He knew the future,
 
and when he saw a baby born
 
he could foretell its entire life."
 
[[Beroul's "Tristan"]] Translated: Norris J. Lacy 1989
 
[[Beroul's "Tristan"]] Translated: Norris J. Lacy 1989
   
   
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see also:
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*[[Astronomy]]
   
 
External links:
 
External links:
 
* http://explorers.whyte.com/astrol.htm
 
* http://explorers.whyte.com/astrol.htm
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*[[http://visualiseur.bnf.fr/CadresFenetre?O=COMP-9&M=legendes&Y=ImagesFixes Section of a 12thC Italian astronomy manuscript detailing solar eclipses]] and [[http://visualiseur.bnf.fr/CadresFenetre?O=COMP-9&M=notice&Y=ImagesFixes details of whole manuscript]] which includes many more pictures.
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* [http://visualiseur.bnf.fr/CadresFenetre?O=COMP-2&M=legendes&Y=ImagesFixes "solomon observes the stars"] from a 12th C French manuscript
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[[Category:12th Century|Astrology Astronomy]]
 
[[Category:12th Century|Astrology Astronomy]]

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