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Zodiac sign of GEMINI in a 15th century manuscript

The zodiac sign of GEMINI is associated with the month of May and it is always represented by the twins. In most of the standard iconographic compositions, the two figures are shown full length or as busts.They are usually in a landscape and they can both be male or female, or one of either sex. They can be fully clothed or nude. In some representations the two figures appear in the guise of lovers touching each other. In the modern horoscope, the zodiac sign of GEMINI covers the period from about May 21 – June 20.


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Manuscript title: Book of Hours


Origin: Nantes ? (France)


Period: 15th century


Image source: Genève, Bibliothèque de Genève, Ms. lat. 33, p. 5r – Book of Hours (

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