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Augustus Caesar; Zodiacal Sign of Leo
Hildesheim, Germany (Place created)
Tempera colors, gold leaf, silver leaf, and ink on parchment
Leaf: 28.2 × 18.9 cm (11 1/8 × 7 7/16 in.)
The month of August, named after Roman emperor
A lion appears as the zodiacal sign of Leo.
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