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Chi-Rho from The Book of Kells, an illuminated manuscript Gospel book in Latin, containing the four Gospels of the New Testament, together with various prefatory texts and tables. It was created by Celtic monks ca.

Chinese ancient painter Li Cheng's "Buddhist Temple in Mountain."

A Solitary Temple amid Clearing Peaks (晴峦萧寺). Hanging scroll, ink on silk by Li Cheng ( 李成 one of the "three great rival artists" during the Five Dynasties and Ten Kingdoms and early Song Dynasty. Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City, MO

World’s oldest labyrinth illustration, c. 2000-1700 BC, Babylonia In Old Babylonian on clay showing a labyrinth of square and symmetric form.

'World’s oldest labyrinth illustration, c. BC, Babylonia In Old Babylonian on clay showing a labyrinth of square and symmetric form.

An ancient Syriac manuscript showing the Jericho labyrinth, Library of Beirut, Lebanon.

appendixjournal: An ancient Syriac manuscript showing the Jericho labyrinth, Library of Beirut, Lebanon.

from the fabled manuscript, 'Liber Floridus' (Book of Flowers), a Medieval encyclopædia produced some 900 years ago by Lambert, Canon of St Omer, in the NE France/Flanders/Belgium region.

From the fabled manuscript, 'Liber Floridus' (Book of Flowers), a Medieval encyclopædia produced some 900 years ago by Lambert, Canon of St Omer, in the NE France/Flanders/Belgium region.

Catalogue reference: MS. Bodl. 764 Object: parchment manuscript [England] Title: bestiary Date: ~1225-1250 Image description: Hedgehogs and grapevine; carries grapes on its prickles.The Bodleian Library Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts

764 Object: parchment manuscript [England] Title: bestiary Date: Image description: Hedgehogs and grapevine; carries grapes on its prickles.The Bodleian Library Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts

The Holiest Shrines of Islam: Mecca and Medina

Series Title: Guide to Goodnessà of Imam Jazuli Suite Name: Dala'il al-Khayrat Creation Date: ca. 1660 Display Dimensions: 4 in. cm x cm) Credit Line: Edwin Binney Collection Accession Number: Collection: The San Diego Museum of Art

Bhagavata Purana

Indian Miniature Paintings - Bhagavata Purana illustration: snake-demon Aghasura & Krishna with Balarama.

Amadun Plant from the Khawass Al-Ashjar (de Materia Medica), Iran, 13th century CE

Folio From The Khawass Al-Ashjar (de Materia Medica): Amadun Or Nardin Plant - century CE

Alchemical black sun

Black Sun (Sol Niger) Splendor Solis (an alchemical treatise), Germany, 1582

Date Palms and Chirunjri Trees  by Askina and Durga, Mughal India 1589.

Date Palms and Chirunji Trees by Askina and Durga, Mughal India

Afghanistan, Herat, The fire ordeal of Seyavash, from a Shahnameh, ca. 1430, ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper

The fire ordeal of Seyavash, from a Shahnameh. 1430 attributed to Afghanistan, Heratink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper

Siege of Temesvár, 1552