Misc. Society tutorials and neat medieval/ renaissance history things. An SCA "catchall".
Ottoman dental book showing molars infected with toothworms. As early as Babylonian times and lasting well into the 18 century, it was thought that a toothache was caused by worms. The theory was disproved by Jacob Christian Schaffer in 1757
The head of a walrus, formerly in an album originally containing 167 drawings of quadrupeds; in profile to left. 1521 The first inscription, added subsequently by the artist, may be translated as “1521 That stupid animal of which I have portrayed the head was caught in the Netherlands sea and was twelve brabant ells long with four feet