The first section of the atlas consists of cosmographical, astronomical and astrological texts translated into Catalan. They talk about the earth as being round and provides geographical and navigational information. They also described the world, its creation and the four elements of which it is composed. These pages are illustrated with a tide table, a perpetual calendar and a male figure marked with the zodiac signs.
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