Medieval Life--Firebird

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Images exploring the background of the fantasy novel "Firebird."

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Stairs leading down to the Dungeon at Chirk Castle, Chirk, Wrexham, Wales, UK.  The castle was built in 1295 by Roger Mortimer de Chirk to guard the entrance to the Ceiriog Valley.  Photo: flickr.com/photos/97383585

Dungeon ascent

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Dr Dee's Scrying Glass. British Museum. This is the mirror together with a small smoky quartz crystal ball used by Dee and Kelly for their occult research.  These are now on display at the British Museum. The mirror is made of highly polished obsidian (volcanic glass) and was one of many objects brought back to Europe after the conquest of Mexico by the Spanish conquistador Hernán (Ferdinand) Cortés.

Dr Dee's Scrying Glass. British Museum. This is the mirror together with a small smoky quartz crystal ball used by Dee and Kelly for their occult research. These are now on display at the British Museum. The mirror is made of highly polished obsidian (volcanic glass) and was one of many objects brought back to Europe after the conquest of Mexico by the Spanish conquistador Hernán (Ferdinand) Cortés.

Phoenix - Description, History and Stories | Mythology.net

Phoenix - Description, History and Stories | Mythology.net

The Phoenix was known to be a majestic bird-like creature that lived in Paradise. The Phoenix, like all other creatures who live in Paradise, was known to live a good life.

Phoenix detail from Aberdeen Bestiary - Phoenix (mythology) - Wikipedia

Phoenix detail from Aberdeen Bestiary - Phoenix (mythology) - Wikipedia

Triskelion - Wikipedia

Triskelion - Wikipedia

merlin falcon Iceland - Google Search

merlin falcon Iceland - Google Search

Anglo-Saxon London - Wikipedia

Anglo-Saxon London - Wikipedia

Book III of the Harbingers fantasy series

Firebird

Book III of the Harbingers fantasy series

Grimoires

Grimoires

Grimoires at sacred-texts.com

viking age embroidery - Google Search

viking age embroidery - Google Search

Medieval Anti-Poisons - Jewelpedia

Medieval Anti-Poisons - Jewelpedia

Medieval anti-poisons included real gemstones as well as oddities such as bezoars, unicorn horns, toadstones, and snake’s tongues.

puffin Iceland - Google Search

puffin Iceland - Google Search

© Sigurdur Thrainsson

Image 131199 - UNESCO World Heritage Centre

UNESCO World Heritage Centre