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L0076369 A compendium about demons and magic. MS 1766. Credit: Wellcome Library, London. Wellcome Images images@wellcome.ac.uk http://wellcomeimages.org Compendium rarissimum totius Artis Magicae sistematisatae per celeberrimos Artis hujus Magistros. Anno 1057. Noli me tangere. Watercolour c. 1775 Published:  -  Copyrighted work available under Creative Commons Attribution only licence CC BY 4.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

Illustrations from a 1775 book about magic and demonology, Compendium rarissimum totius Artis Magicae sistematisatae per celeberrimos Artis hujus Magistros. Anno Noli me tangere. “Noli me tangere” means “Do not touch me”.

Zakariya al-Qazwini, Marvels of Things Created and Miraculous Aspects of Things Existing, 1283.

blue - fish - Illustrations from Marvels of Things Created and Miraculous Aspects of Things Existing (Ajā’ib al-makhlūqāt wa-gharā’ib al-mawjūdāt - كتاب عجائب المخلوقات وغرائب الموجودات) by Zakarīyā’ ibn Muḥammad al-Qazwīnī, originally published in

Mão

Español: Mano Poderosa English: The All-Powerful Hand Alternative title(s): English: The Five Persons Español: Las Cinco Personas Date: century Oil on metal (possibly tin-plated iron) Dimensions × cm Current location: Brooklyn Museum

Owl Bestiary Salisbury 2

medieval: “ Detail of a miniature of an owl being mobbed by other birds. From a bestiary, England, quarter of the century, Harley MS f. ” In spite of his great haircut, this owl is attacked by other birds.

Bibliothèque nationale de France, Supplément turc 242, f. 86r (Kabus, the incubus). Seyyid Mohammed b. Emir Hasan el-Suudî, Matâli’ al-sa’âdet. Istanbul, 1582.

Bibliothèque nationale de France, Supplément turc f. (Kabus, the incubus). Seyyid Mohammed b. Emir Hasan el-Suudî, Matâli’ al-sa’âdet.