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Decas de fato, annisque fatalibus tam hominibus quam regnis mundi. Frankfurt a. M., J. B. Schönwetter 1665. 4°. 5 Bll., 259 S., mit gest. Titelvignette, gest. Porträttafel, u. zahlr. Textholzschnitten, Prgt. d. Zt.
. . Houzeau-L. 5260 - Caillet 4019: "Curieux et tres rare". - Einzige Ausgabe. Enthält Horoskope von Savonarola, Stoeffler, Pico della Mirandula, Gustav Adolf von Schweden u.v.a. Behandelt auch Physiognomik, Chiromantie u. Metoskopie.- Mit einem Porträt des Verfassers.- "The work which count Mauritius de Flisco published in 1665 on fate and fatal years of men and kingdoms was classed by Morhof under superstitious astrology. In its preface the author tells of his other youthful astrological writings. Numerous genitures which are given include those of Giovanni Maria Visconti, born in 1388, Savonarola, Stoeffler, Pico della Mirandola, Cocles, Henries III and IV of France, and Gustavus Adolphus. A dozen pages or so are devoted to physiognomy, metoposcopy, and chiromancy, and as many more to prodigies and portents. Other topics considered are critical days and climacteric years, comets, and eclipses, fate in numbers and cubes of numbers, fate in kingdoms and the fall of Rome." (Thorndike VIII, 325 f.).- Titel mit hs. Besitzvermerk, gebräunt u. tls. etw. wasserrandig, Portr. seitl. bis zum Bildrand beschnitten, Ebd. tls. etw. fleckig.
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