Johannes de Ketham - Museum für medizinhistorische Bücher Muri
Johannes de Ketham

JOHANNES DE KETHAM

FASCICULUS MEDICINAE, 1513

The zodiac man emerged in the late Middle Ages and was printed on calendars and in books until the 19th century.

A procedure on a body part in whose zodiac sign the moon had entered was considered extremely dangerous and could even result in death during the same year.