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he product of a cockerel's egg hatched by a serpent, the glance, touch, and breath of a cockatrice are lethal. To kill a cockatrice, have it look at itself in the mirror.

David Deen WebStudio : Basilisk   "The mythology of basilisks is confusing and entangled with the cockatrice. Basilisks are sometimes portrayed like cockatrices, and sometimes are portrayed as serpents of various sizes (such as in the Harry Potter movie) or six-legged lizards."

Basilisk "The mythology of basilisks is confusing and entangled with the cockatrice. Basilisks are sometimes portrayed like cockatrices, and sometimes are portrayed as serpents of various sizes or six-legged lizards.

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Gesner’s Icones animalium consists of an abridged text of his Historia Animalium, the great encyclopedia of the animal kingdom and the first systematic tr

My grandparents once had an old book of lithographs and etchings of demons. I've loved them ever since.

Fun etching of a demon. Interesting value, possibities.

Horae ad usum romanum. Date d'édition : 1401-1500 Sujet : Reliures. XVIIe s Type : manuscrit Langue :	 Latin

Horae ad usum romanum. Date d'édition : 1401-1500 Sujet : Reliures. XVIIe s Type : manuscrit Langue : Latin

This is a special book from the early Middle Ages (France, 9th century). Not only does it contain a high volume of very attractive images, but these images are also not what you would expect: they are drawn, as it were, with words. They illustrate Cicero’s Aratea, a work of astronomy. Each animal represents a constellation and the written words in them are taken from an explanatory text by Hyginus (his Astronomica) by jean

Medieval animals made out of words This is a special book from the early Middle Ages (France, century). Not only does it contain a high volume of very attractive images, but these images are also not what you would expect: they are drawn, as it.

http://gallica.bnf.fr/ark:/12148/btv1b52000962r/f85.zoom.r=du%20Monde

http://gallica.bnf.fr/ark:/12148/btv1b52000962r/f85.zoom.r=du%20Monde

La avaricia

The Dunois Hours - Man Riding an Ape Carrying a Chest of Coins: Personification of Avarice in the Penitential Psalms - Paris, France -

Gib Frid: “Let me go.” (c. 1510/20 - Etching) ~ Daniel Hopfer

Daniel Hopfer, Three old women beating a devil on the ground, early century

Hanged Man - Minchiate Etruria - Marina Marina - Picasa Web Albums

Hanged Man - Minchiate Etruria - Marina Marina - Picasa Web Albums

Medieval children enjoying the sport of cock fighting.  Romance of Alexander, MS. Bodl. 264, pt. I .folio 050r.

Medieval children enjoying the sport of cock fighting. Romance of Alexander, MS.

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