Robinet Testard's Illuminations of "Lives of Famous Women"

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heaveninawildflower: “Floral decorative page from a Medieval Manuscript 1486 (Waldburg-Gebetbuch, WLB Stuttgart, Cod. Medieval Books, Medieval Manuscript, Medieval Art, Illuminated Letters, Illuminated Manuscript, Illumination Art, Art Ancien, Fancy Letters, Book Of Kells

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heaveninawildflower: “Floral decorative page from a Medieval Manuscript 1486 (Waldburg-Gebetbuch, WLB Stuttgart, Cod. brev. 12, fol....

Thamar painting Diana by Unknown on Curiator, the world's biggest collaborative art collection. Medieval Books, Medieval Life, Medieval Manuscript, Medieval Art, Illuminated Manuscript, Medieval Dress, Women In History, Art History, Renaissance

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Timarete peignant. Grecque -- BnF Français 599 f°50

Medieval Lady Playing a Viol ~ A viol was a musical instrument of the Renaissance and baroque periods, typically six-stringed, held vertically and played with a bow. Renaissance Music, Medieval Music, Medieval Life, Medieval Clothing, Medieval Art, Medieval Paintings, Renaissance Paintings, Ancient History, Art History

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Gorgone musicienne -- Fille des divinités Phorcys et Céto. Elle porte une couronne de feuiillage/fleurs (chapel) répandu au Moyen Âge, et joue de la vièle (Gorgon) -- BnF Français 599 fol.19

Sempronia la conjurée, jouant de la harpe -- BnF Français 599 f°68 Renaissance Music, Medieval Music, Medieval Life, Renaissance Fashion, Medieval Art, Medieval Costume, Medieval Dress, Medieval Clothing, Historical Clothing

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Sempronia la conjurée, jouant de la harpe -- BnF Français 599 f°68

Véturie filant. Matrone romaine, mère du héros semi-légendaire Coriolan. Elle file à l'aide d'une quenouille et d'un dévidoir (Veturia, roman matron, mother of Coriolanus) -- BnF Français 599 fol. 48v Medieval Life, Medieval Dress, Medieval Clothing, Medieval Art, Historical Clothing, Lucet, Renaissance, 7 Arts, Medieval Crafts

Véturie filant. Matrone romaine, mère du héros semi-légendaire Coriolan. Elle file à l'aide d'une quenouille et d'un dévidoir (Veturia, roman matron, mother of Coriolanus) -- BnF Français 599 fol. 48v

Лавиния, дочь Latinus (царя латинян) Lavinia, daughter of Latinus (king of the Latins) and Amata and the wife of Aeneas (Lavinia, daughter of Latinus and Amata and wife of Aeneas) - French BnF 599 fol. Renaissance Costume, Medieval Costume, Medieval Dress, Medieval Art, Medieval Fashion, Medieval Clothing, Women's Clothing, Asian History, Women In History

Lavinia, fille de Latinus (roi des Latins) et d'Amata et épouse d'Énée (Lavinia, daughter of Latinus and Amata and wife of Aeneas) -- BnF Français 599 fol. 35v

Boccaccio, Cleres and noble women, anonymous French translation Author: Boccaccio, Giovanni Author of the text Author: Testard, Robinet. Illuminator Publication date: Medieval Crafts, Medieval Art, Medieval Costume, Medieval Dress, Medieval Fashion, Medieval Clothing, Historical Costume, Historical Clothing, Medieval Manuscript

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Arachnê faisant un filet (Arachne) -- BnF Français 599 fol.17v

 Daughter of the seer Tiresias of Thebes and mother Mopsos (Manto, daughter of Tiresias and mother of Mopsus) - French BnF 599 fol. Medieval Costume, Medieval Dress, Medieval Clothing, Medieval Art, Medieval Manuscript, Illuminated Manuscript, Historical Costume, Historical Clothing, Catherine Of Aragon

Mantô pratiquant la magie. Fille du devin de Thèbes Tirésias et mère de Mopsos (Manto, daughter of Tiresias and mother of Mopsus) -- BnF Français 599 fol. 25v

XLVII-Sappho, lesbienne et poétesse, jouant de la harpe. (SAPPHO, woman of… Renaissance Music, Medieval Music, Medieval Art, Medieval Manuscript, Illuminated Manuscript, Roi Arthur, King Arthur, Marie Madeleine, Medieval Paintings

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Sapho jouant de la harpe. Poétesse -- BnF Français 599 fol.42

File:Orithye et Antiope BnF Français 599 fol. Medieval Weapons, Medieval Life, Medieval Fantasy, Medieval Manuscript, Illuminated Manuscript, Renaissance Image, Medieval Paintings, Female Armor, Historical Art

Orithye et Antiopè (fille d'Arès), reines de Amazones (Orithyia and Antiope) -- BnF Français 599 fol. 18v

Poppaea Sabina, second wife of the Emperor Nero -- Bnf Français 599 fol. Medieval Costume, Medieval Dress, Medieval Clothing, Medieval Life, Medieval Art, Medieval Manuscript, Illuminated Manuscript, Historical Costume, Historical Clothing

Poppée (Poppaea Sabina), seconde épouse de l’empereur romain Néron (Poppaea Sabina, second wife of the Emperor Nero) -- Bnf Français 599 fol. 81v

Semiramis, one of several legendary Assyrian queens. Medieval Party, Medieval Life, Medieval Costume, Medieval Dress, Medieval Clothing, Historical Clothing, 16th Century Clothing, Medieval Paintings, Renaissance Fashion

Sémiramis, reine légendaire d'Assyrie. Elle est accompagnée d'un lévrier blanc (Semiramis, one of several legendary Assyrian queens) -- BnF Français 599 fol. 5v

 73 - Mariamna I - Wikipedia, la enciclopedia libre 15th Century Fashion, 16th Century Clothing, Medieval Manuscript, Illuminated Manuscript, Giovanni Boccaccio, Book Of Hours, Medieval Clothing, Bnf, Old Art

Mariamne I, l'Hasmonéenne, seconde épouse d'Hérode Ier qui la fit assassiner (Mariamne I, also called Mariamne the Hasmonean, second wife of Herod) -- BnF Français 599 fol. 73

Wikimedia Commons gallery of illustrations from Boccacio's "On Famous Women" - Tomyris BnF Français 599 fol. Medieval Manuscript, Medieval Art, Illuminated Manuscript, Women In History, Ancient History, Cyrus The Great, Renaissance, Female Armor, Interesting History

Tomyris, reine légendaire des Massagètes, dernière reine des Amazones, célèbre pour avoir mis fin au règne de Cyrus le Grand (Queen Tamyris of the Massagetae, lead her army to victory against the Persians in 529BC.) -- BnF Français 599 fol. 43v