The Codex Gigas. The largest medieval manuscript in existence, created by a single scribe in the early 13th century. Sometimes called “The Devil’s Bible” because of a large unexplained picture of him. Lavishly illustrated. Just the writing alone, not counting the illustrations, would have taken five years of constant writing to complete Libraries, Eighth Wonder, Codex Gigas, Legends, Deviled Bible, Illustration, Czech Republic, Medieval Manuscript, Big Book
The Codex Gigas. The largest medieval manuscript in existence, created by a single scribe in the early 13th century. Sometimes called “The Devil’s Bible” because of a large unexplained picture of him. Lavishly illustrated. Just the writing alone, not counting the illustrations, would have taken five years of constant writing to complete.
MARIB. Ancient writing on stone in the Bilqis Temple ruins in the Saba Valley. One of the most famous archaeological sites in Yemen, it was once the capital of the Kingdom of Saba (Sheba). Bilqis Temples, Ancient History, Saba Valley, Archaeology Site, Craig Redl, Ancient Writing, Ancient Artifacts, Ancient Ruins, Temples Ruins
writing through Time...
This is more exciting than titanic for me - would be fun to go diving here. Cleopatra’s Kingdom, Alexandria, Egypt ~ Lost for 1,600 years, the royal quarters of Cleopatra were discovered off the shores of Alexandria. Several Eqyptian artifacts were found in the sea by French underwater archeologist Frank Goddio. Granite statues, jewelry and gold coins are some of the treasures retrieved Cleopatra, Waves, Statues, Alexandria Egypt, Marines, Columns, Palaces, Granite, Gold Coin
Cleopatra's Palace, Alexandria, Egypt - lost for 1,600 years, granite statues, jewelry, and gold coins were discovered by French underwater archeologist, Frank Goddio. #sunken
Country French Exterior Wood Entry Door Collection Style DbyD-2009
"And in the garden, after they burned away the brambles and nettles, a little pale door that could not be budged, no matter how strongly they pushed and pulled at it." I found it-the door to the Secret Garden http://www.amazon.com/The-Reverse-Commute-ebook/dp/B009V544VQ/ref=tmm_kin_title_0 The Doors, Gothic Gardens, Garden Doors, Gardens Wall, Gardens Gates, Gardens Doors, Old Doors, The Secret Gardens, Fairies Tales
Colourful Door, Cartagena Columbia
Glass door knobs
Bella Rose Lamp from Night Shades. The ribbonwork is from a antique French pelmet
Metal Post Box
This early chain-stitch sewing machine, which dates to the late1860's, was produced by Charles Raymond, Guelph, Canada. It was sold in the U.K. by James Weir as The American Hand Sewing Machine, and has Jas G. Weir, along with their shop address - 2 Carlisle Street London - stamped on the needle-plate. Hands Sewing, Exquisite Sewing, Sewingmachine, Antiques Sewing Machine, Antique Sewing Machines, Sewing Rooms, Vintage Sewing Machines, Stitches, Old Sewing Machines
Weir Hand Sewing Machine, c.1870
Jean-Philippe Worth, Walking suit, 1898 (source).
Bowl Decorated by Kataro Shirayamadani (1865–1948) Manufacturer: Manufactured by Rookwood Pottery (1880–1967) Date: 1890
Vase Designed by Joseph Fortune Meyer (1848–1931) Decorator: Decorated by Sadie Irvine (1887–1970) Maker: Made by Newcomb Pottery (1894–1940) Date: 1922