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Detail from The Luttrell Psalter, British Library Add MS 42130 (medieval Medieval Drawings, Medieval Paintings, Medieval Life, Medieval Art, Illuminated Letters, Illuminated Manuscript, Illustrations, Illustration Art, Art Ancien

Detail from The Luttrell Psalter, British Library Add MS 42130 (medieval manuscript,1325-1340), f296r

posthorn: Alexander the Great travels beneath the sea in a Century glass submarine, an illustration from the Roman d’Alexandre Medieval Books, Medieval Life, Medieval Manuscript, Medieval Art, Illuminated Manuscript, Alexandre Le Grand, Illustrations Vintage, Culture Art, Medieval Paintings

Alexander the Great travels beneath the sea in a 13th Century glass submarine, an illustration from the Roman d’Alexandre

The Macclesfield Alphabet Book, pattern book. Contains the most complete set of designs for manuscript decoration known to have survived from late-medieval Britain. Medieval Books, Medieval Manuscript, Medieval Art, Illuminated Letters, Illuminated Manuscript, Medieval Pattern, Book Of Kells, Alphabet Book, Calligraphy Letters

Calling All Manuscript Sleuths: The Macclesfield Alphabet Book

Folio with a portion of a sample alphabet, England, 1475-1525, British Library Add MS 88887, f. 14r The Macclesfield Alphabet Book is an exquisitely beautiful c. 15th-century 'pattern book'. It contains the most complete set of designs for manuscript decoration known to have survived from late-medieval Britain. It might have...

milking sheep Luttrell Psalter, England ca. British Library, Add I cant add anything funnier the pic it self but separating them from the herd might have been a good idea Medieval Life, Medieval Art, Medieval Books, Illuminated Letters, Illuminated Manuscript, Medieval Peasant, Medieval Crafts, Early Middle Ages, Book Of Hours

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milking sheep Luttrell Psalter, England ca. 1325-1340. British Library, Add 42130, fol. 163v

 Roman naturalist-scholar Pliny the Elder AD), documented it in his massive treatise Naturalis Historia - in which he claimed that it inhabited the lofty mountain peaks of the Alps. AKA The Wolpertinger. Medieval Drawings, Medieval Paintings, Medieval Art, Medieval Manuscript, Illuminated Manuscript, Fantasy Creatures, Mythical Creatures, A Besta, Dragons

Ye Booke of Howrs

magictransistor: “ Pliny the Elder’s Rabbit-Bird (Naturalis Historia), c. 78 AD. ”

Daniels vision of the he-goat fighting against the ram Beatus de Liebana; MS Jerome, Commentary on Daniel - Beatus Add MS 11695 Medieval Life, Medieval Art, Medieval Manuscript, Illuminated Manuscript, Apocalypse, Illustrations Vintage, Old Best Friends, Book Of Hours, British Library

Daniels vision of the he-goat fighting against the ram

Beatus de Liebana; 'Silos Apocalypse', Northern Spain, c.1100 London British Library - Add. MS 11695, Jerome, Commentary on Daniel (fol-220r - 266r) Beatus Add MS 11695 fol-243v Source: www.bl.uk/manuscripts/Viewer.aspx?ref=add_ms_11695_f220r

blancefleur: “A dose of medieval manuscript Halloween horror - battling monsters in miniatures! Miniature of Andromeda being rescued from a monster by Perseus, riding on Pegasus, in ‘L’Épître Othéa’ by Christine de Pizan (France, maybe Paris, ca. Medieval Life, Medieval Art, Renaissance Art, Medieval Manuscript, Illuminated Manuscript, Saint George And The Dragon, Medieval Paintings, Book Of Hours, Illustration

Christine de Pizan in her study

The image of Christine in her study is enthralling – I expect all who know her work and have seen some of the illustrations in her manuscripts feel the same about it. Ever since I first became involved with her I have been seduced by the idea of this amazing woman in her book-lined cell, expounding for our delight her love of learning and her pleasure in her work. At the back of my mind as I have thought about Christine in her study has been the idea of “creativity”, as well as the question…

Yan, Tyan, Tethera and other sheep related historical facts…and a cross stitch sampler Medieval World, Medieval Art, Renaissance Art, Illuminated Letters, Illuminated Manuscript, Lausanne, Medieval Embroidery, Old Best Friends, Bizarre Pictures

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end of 13th century France U 964: Biblia Porta Lausanne, Bibliothèque Cantonale et Universitaire 405r (a ram) http://www.e-codices.unifr.ch/en/list/one/bcul/U0964

Recueil d'anciennes poésies françaises Date d'édition : 1275-1300 Type : manuscrit Langue : Français Medieval Life, Medieval Art, Illuminated Letters, Illuminated Manuscript, Initial Letters, Letters And Numbers, Animal Paintings, Animal Drawings, Medieval Drawings

Recueil d'anciennes poésies françaises

Recueil d'anciennes poésies françaises -- 1275-1300 -- manuscrits