(b. 1471, Nürnberg, d. 1528, Nürnberg)
The Northern Hemisphere of the Celestial Globec. 1515
British Museum, London
Johann Stabius left Ingolstadt in 1497 and took up his residence in Vienna as professor of mathematics; he became court astronomer to the Emperor. Dürer made geographical works for him.
In the corners are four astronomers: Aratus Cilis, Ptolemaeus Egyptius, Manilius Romanus, Azophi Arabus. Above the upper border line in Gothic lettering: Imagines coeli Septentrionales cum duodecim imaginibus zodiaci.