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“Within a few decades of Liber Abaci appearing you’ve got what may have been 1,000 or more different people writing practical arithmetic textbooks,” says Devlin. “Ordinary people who wanted to set up a business — and didn’t have a lot of money to pay people to do the accounting for them — could do it for themselves.”

The Latin phrase filius bonacci, in the first line of the Liber Abaci manuscript (above), gave rise to Leonardo da Pisa's modern nickname, Fibonacci.

April in a book of hours (Musée du Petit-Palais, Dutuit B37, fol. 8r), 16th century. Note the early jacket.

This is actually a short sleeve (or rolled up sleeve) red gown over a long sleeve blue one April in a book of hours (Musée du Petit-Palais, Dutuit fol.

Brother Panic's Alters - Occult Lectures Brother Panic

Pictured in this hieroglyph is queen Nefertiti (wife of king Akhenaten). She and her husband were known for a revolution, in which they worshiped one god only, Aten Ra, or the sun disc.

August/ September miniature by Simon Bening, 1483 - 1561 "This double-sided leaf may come from a Book of Hours, a type of prayer book. One side shows the month of August/September, with reaping. The other side shows the month of September/October, with ploughing" [http://collections.vam.ac.uk/item/O82391/miniature-benninck-simon/]


donna con cesto sulla testa Simon Bening - September - The Labours of the Months - ? Flemish Book of Hours - early

Imran Qureshi Art | and Regeneration: Imran Qureshi at the Metropolitan Museum of Art ...

Tradition and Regeneration: Imran Qureshi at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York – picture feast

Chinese Wiseman

A Chinese wiseman holding a sword and riding on the back of a tiger. Color woodcut, mid to mid century.

O cotidiano no início do século XVI. Livro das Horas, m~es de agosto. Autor desconhecido, obra provavelmente feita entre 1510 e 1520.

August from an Book of Hours, Musée National de la Renaissance, Écouen. This one is so odd. I don't think I've ever seen an allegorical figure in a Book of Hours field work scene before. But that woman sure doesn't look like she's in regular dress.

hand in hand in hand.we're all contected to the same source!

Imran Qureshi / © Photo: Haupt & Binder

Online magazine for contemporary art from the Maghreb to the Middle East, from Central Asia to Southeast Asia, published since

King David Kneeling Before God  Bible of Matthias Corvinus c.1490

King David Kneeling before God

Imran Qureshi Art | Imran Qureshi's artwork titled Threatened. Courtesy Imran Qureshi and ...

Starting April the Deutsche Bank Kunsthalle in Berlin honors Pakistani artist Imran Qureshi.

Imran Qureshi / © Photo: Haupt & Binder

Imran Qureshi / © Photo: Haupt & Binder

Gualenghi-d'Este Hours   Initial D: A Skull in a Rocky Field   	      Taddeo Crivelli  Italian, Ferrara, about 1469  Tempera colors and gold leaf on parchment    4 1/4 x 3 1/8 in.  MS. LUDWIG IX 13, FOL. 106

Taddeo Crivelli (Italian, died about active about 1451 - 1479 (Italian) (illuminator) Initial D: A Skull in a Rocky Field, c 1469