Practica (astrology)

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A practica was an annually printed booklet containing astrological predictions for that year. They were a popular genre of printed work in German-speaking territories from the 15th to the 17th century. Wenzel Faber von Budweis and Johannes Virdung were two leading authors in the genre.[1]


  1. ^ Jonathan Green (2012). "Printing the future: the origin and development of the "Practica Teütsch" to 1620". Archiv für Geschichte des Buchwesens. 67. Walter de Gruyter. pp. 1–18. ISBN 978-3-11-028106-4. Retrieved 11 May 2013.