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These Renaissance Paintings Were Sci-Fi BEFORE Sci-Fi

By Becky Ferreira Jan 31, 2013

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"Celestial Phenomenon Over Nuremberg" by Hanns Glaser (1561)

The artist's intent: A woodcut of odd meteorological sightings in Nuremberg on April 4, 1561.

The outcome: A full-on planet fight.

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