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The truth about Bad Rabbits! (Rabbits killing men in The Smithfield Decretals, c. 1300 - Bizarre and vulgar illustrations from illuminated medieval manuscripts)

Il banchetto del falcone

the Ormesby Psalter Peregrine falcon devouring its prey. English birds from ‘The Ormesby Psalter’.Douce c.

Aja'ib al-Makhluqat

Illustrations from Marvels of Things Created and Miraculous Aspects of Things Existing (Ajā’ib al-makhlūqāt wa-gharā’ib al-mawjūdāt - كتاب عجائب المخلوقات وغرائب الموجودات) by Zakarīyā’ ibn Muḥammad al-Qazwīnī, originally published in The illustrator


Add MS 42130 Date Title Psalter ('The Luttrell Psalter') with calendar and additional material Eeyore-ish, Add MS f.

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Anonymous illustration of the Black Death from the Toggenburg Bible The buboes characteristic of the bubonic plague are quite evident.

Lo scontro-attrazione tra i due princìpi opposti, raffigurato nei manoscritti alchemici dell'Aurora Consurgens

Photo Battle between the Sun and the Moon, from Aurora Consurgens, dated to the Notice the Lion and the Griffin, the symbols of the fencing guilds the Marxbrüder and the Freifechter.


jothelibrarian: Pretty medieval manuscript of the day depicts a tender embrace. Read more about this manuscript on the Walters Museum website. Image source: Walters Museum MS Image declared as public domain via Wikimedia Commons.