Batman vppon Bartholome his booke De proprietatibus rerum, newly corrected, enlarged and amended: with such additions as are requisite, vnto euery seuerall booke: taken foorth of the most approued authors, the like heretofore not translated in English. Profitable for all estates, as well for the benefite of the mind as the bodie. 1582.
Bartholomaeus, Anglicus, 13th cent., Trevisa, John, d. 1402., Batman, Stephen, d. 1584.

A briefe note how to vnderstand the Ephimerides.

Understand ther be seauen Planets, the highest, Saturne ♄, then Iupiter ♃, Mars ♂, Sol ☉. Venus ♀ Mercury. ☿, and the Moone ☽

A coniunction is figured ♂, and it is when an other Planette is ioy∣ned with the Sunne, or Moone, or others among themselues within one degree.

The Sextile aspect or radiation is thus expressed, ✶ and it is within as degrees, the one from the other.

The quadrant aspect thus □, 90 degrées distant. That Trine thus, △ separated. 120. degrées. The opposition thus ☍, 180 degrées, the one distant from the other.

These followe by order.

    Aspects.
  • Coniunction ☌,
  • Sextile ✶,
  • Quadrat □,
  • Trine △,
  • Opposition ☍.
    Planets.
  • Saturne ♄,
  • Iupiter ♃,
  • Mars ♂,
  • Sol ☉,
  • Venus ♀,
  • Mercurie ☿,
  • Lunae ☽.
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    Signes,
  • Aries ♈,
  • Taurus ♉,
  • Gemini ♊,
  • Cancer ♋,
  • Leo ♌,
  • Virgo ♍,
  • Libra ♎,
  • Scopio ♏,
  • sagittarius ♐,
  • Capricornus ♑,
  • Aquarius ♒,
  • Pisces ♓: