Aleandro, Girolamo  
Antiqvae Tabvlae Marmoreae Solis effigie, symbolisque exculptae Accvrata Explicatio: Qua priscae quaedam mythologiae, ac nonnulla praeterea vetera monumenta marmorum, gemmarum, nomismatum illustrantur — Paris, 1617

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Qui njalidefers auroram} no&emque nigrantemy
Sex bis ad occasum exanthlans certamina ab ortu.
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decim celeftiumfignorum. Eius quoque arma, claua
nimirum, & pellisleoninavim exprimunt Sola-
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i/A<pcuistKDv ipAo$; clauam illi, & leoninam pellem ac~
commodant, alteram, rut indicent inaqualitatem motus^
dlteram njero, quonia <vires suas in leoneprttcipue often-
dit. Ac pneter ea, quas de leoneex Horapolline
ante protulimus, obscurum nemini eiTearbirror,
leonem Soli dedicatum esse , solareque animal
vocitatum, adstipulantibus Plutarcho iv. Sym-
pos & Proclo lib de sacrif. & mag. Constat ctiS ex
./Elianolib.xil. deNat. animaLSolisdomicilium
ideo ab yEgyptiis Leonem elfe constitutunuquod
igneum sit id animal. lubet hic in medium affer-
re, quae scribit Macrobius primo Saturn, cap.xxi*
JEgyptiis r inquit, ammal in Zodiaco confecrauere eai
caliparte, qua maxime annuo cursu Sol valido ejferuet
calore. Leonifque inibi fignum domicilium Solis appel-
lant 3 quia id animaluidetur ex natura folis fubstantiam
deducere. primumc^ impetu & caloreprestat animalia^
ytpreftat Soljidera: validufque eft leo peclore, & prio-
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