|Author:||Indagine, Joannes ab, d. 1537.|
|Title:||Briefe introductions, both naturall, pleasaunte, and also delectable vnto the art of chiromancy, or manuel diuination, and physiognomy with circumstances vpon the faces of the signes. Also certain canons or rules vpon diseases and sickenesse. Whereunto is also annexed aswel the artificiall, as naturall astrologye, with the nature of the planets. Written in the Latin tonge, by Ihon Indagine prieste. And now latelye translated into Englishe, by Fabian Withers.|
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Briefe introductions, both naturall, pleasaunte, and also delectable vnto the art of chiromancy, or manuel diuination, and physiognomy with circumstances vpon the faces of the signes. Also certain canons or rules vpon diseases and sickenesse. Whereunto is also annexed aswel the artificiall, as naturall astrologye, with the nature of the planets. Written in the Latin tonge, by Ihon Indagine prieste. And now latelye translated into Englishe, by Fabian Withers.
Indagine, Joannes ab, d. 1537., Withers, Fabian,
Londini: Apud Iohannis Day [for Richarde Iugge], 1558.
|Alternate titles:||Chiromantia. English Chiromantia. Briefe introductions, both naturall, pleasaunte, and also delectable unto the art of chiromancy, or manuel divination, and physiognomy.|
A translation of: Chiromantia.
Publisher's name from colophon.
Signatures: [cross]4 A-P Q4.
The last leaf is blank.
Reproduction of the original in the Henry E. Huntington Library and Art Gallery.
Palmistry -- Early works to 1800.
Physiognomy -- Early works to 1800.
Astrology -- Early works to 1800.
To the gentle Reader.
The boke of Palmestry.
❧ The first Chapiter of the distinction of the hand.
The seconde Chapiter of the line of life, or of the heart.
❧ The third Chapter, of the meane naturall line.
The fourth Chapter of the table line.
❧ The fifth Chapter of the wrest.
The sixte Chapiter of the Triangle.
The seuenth Chapter of the Quadrangle.
❧ The .viii. Chapter of the hilles of the fingers, and first of the hill of the thombe, called also amongst aunciēt writers, the hill of Venus.
❧ The .ix. Chapiter of the hil of the forefinger, and of the finger, with the nature of the Iouialles.
The .x. Chapiter of the hill of the middle finger, appropriate to Saturnus of the finger it selfe with the nature of the Saturnines.
The .xi. Chapter of the ringe finger and hyll, and the nature of them borne vnder the Sunne.
❧ The .xii. Chapter of the hil and finger of Mercurye, and of his nature.
❧ The .xiii. Chapter of the vtter part of the Triangle, and of them ouer whom the mone hath power and dominion.
The .xiiii. Chapter of the place of Mars, and the nature of the Martialistes.
¶ The conclusion of this worke of Chiromancy.
Of the place of Mars.
Of the finger of Venus.
Of the finger of Iupiter.
Of the finger of Saturne.
Of the finger of the Sunne.
Of the finger of Mercury.
❧ The seconde Boke en∣treateth of an Epiloge or briefe collection of the hole summe of the Arte of Phisi∣ognomy. By the which you may vnder∣stand and perceiue, what euery membre from the crowne of the head, to the soule of the foote, dothe signifye and meane. Also a brief introduction vppon the faces of the signes, with certaine cannons and rules, vpon sick∣nes & diseases. And first to begin with the eyes.
❧ Briefe introductions upon the faces of the signes, what effect the Sunne doth worke in euerye house or mansion.
The Sunne in the firste face of Aries. ♈.
The Sunne in Cancer ♋.
The Sunne in Leo ♌.
Certaine cannons or rules vpon sicknes or diseases, bi what meanes the patientes may be cured and holpen by the aspectes of the signes.
❧ A compēdious discription of Naturall Astrologye, ne∣uer so briefely handeled before. Made by, Iohn Indagine Priest.
The number of the houses.
¶ Of the principall Angles or houses of the heauen or firmament.
Of the effectes of the Planets.
Of the second house and Horos∣cope in Taurus.
Of the ascendent in Gemini.
Of the Horoscope in Cancer.
Of the Horoscope in Leo.
¶ Of the Horescope in Virgo.
Of the Horoscope in Libra.
The Horroscope in Scorpio.
Of the Horoscope in Sagittarius.
Of the Horroscope in Capricorne.
Of the Horoscope in Aquarius.
Of the Horoscope in Pisces.
¶ Hereafter folovveth the natural iudge∣mentes of Astrology, according to the re∣uolution of the Sunne, throughe the .xii. signes of the Zodiacke.
The Sunne in Aries.
The Sunne in Taurus.
The Sunne in Gemini.
The Sunne in Cancer.
The Sunne in Leo.
The Sunne in Virgo.
The Sunne in Libra.
The Sunne in Scorpio.
The Sunne in Sagittarius.
The Sunne in Capricorne.
The Sunne in Aquarius.
The Sunne in Pisces.
The nature of the houses.
❧ Saturne Lorde of the Birthe.
❧ Iupiter Lorde of the birthe.
Mars Lord of the Birthe.
Venus ladie of the birthe.
Mercuri lord of the birth
¶ The Sunne vvith the lord of the birth.
¶ The Mone vvith the lord of the birth.
Canons or rules for the erexion of the figure of the heauen.