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'Atlas bearing the heavens in the form of an armillary sphere from William Cunningham, The Cosmographicall Glasse, London 1559. The verse at the bottom of the engraving is from Book I of Virgil's Aeneid, in which Atlas is referred to as a teacher of astronomy.' via)

'Atlas bearing the heavens in the form of an armillary sphere from William Cunningham, The Cosmographicall Glasse, London 1559. The verse at the bottom of the engraving is from Book I of Virgil's Aeneid, in which Atlas is referred to as a teacher of astronomy.' via)