St. Gallen, Stiftsbibliothek, Cod. Sang. 542, detail of f. 606. Manfred Barbarini Lupus, Vierstimmige Gesänge zu den Hochfesten des Jahres. St. Gall, 1562.

A strange beast writes in the Holy Bible in the margins of a medieval musicial manuscript. detail of f.

Petrus Lombardus (1095?-1160?). Auteur du texte Date d'édition : 1175-1200 Type : manuscrit Langue :	 Latin Droits : domaine public Identifiant : ark:/12148/btv1b85410066 Source : Bibliothèque nationale de France, Département des manuscrits, Latin 14266 Provenance : bnf.fr

Feast your eyes on some of the most exquisite and elaborate lettering ever created, the illuminated manuscripts of the Middle Ages.

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Des enluminures étranges au Moyen Age

Jeanne de Montbaston – Penis Trees Against the Misogynists? -- an interesting read on feminism in the middle ages. And also, because I'm twelve.

Vendanges à la main Grandes heures de Rohan, Anjou, vers 1430 © BnF  Exp. Le vin au moyen age

Vendanges à la main Grandes heures de Rohan, Anjou, vers 1430 © BnF Exp.

A to Z of The Tudors

Two headless guys in the Summer volume of the Breviary of Renaud and Marguerite de Bar, Metz ca. (Verdun, Bibliothèque municipale, MS f.

Medieval Dogs

Medieval Dogs

cannibal rabbitLe livre de Lancelot du Lac & other Arthurian Romances, Northern France ca. 1275-1300Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library, MS 229, fol. 287r

discardingimages: “cannibal rabbit Le livre de Lancelot du Lac & other Arthurian Romances, Northern France ca.

Book of Hours, MS M.854 fol. 200r - Images from Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts - The Morgan Library & Museum

Book of Hours, MS fol. - Images from Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts - The Morgan Library & Museum

blackpaint20:  The Beast Comes Out of the Sea  Giusto De’ Menabuoi

Giusto de’ Menabuoi : Cycle de l’Apocalypse (fresque). A rare (correct) rendering of the Beast based on the description given by John of Patmos.

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