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Bayerische Staatsbibliothek, - BSB Cod.icon. 340, f. 33r. Beschreibung der historischen und allegorischen Personen der acht Inventionen zum Ringelrennen in den Aufzügen gehalten 1596 anläßlich der Taufe der Prinzessin Elisabeth von Hessen, 1600.

Pieter Bruegel the Elder,(Dutch; ca. 1525–1569) Pissing Against the Moon, 1558. Musée Mayer van den Bergh, Antwerp / "Pissing against the moon" essentially means wasting one’s time in futile activities.

Manuscript of the ‘Aja’ib al-makhluqat (Wonders of Creation) of Qazwini, 17th century.

Illustrations from Marvels of Things Created and Miraculous Aspects of Things Existing, by Zakarīyā’ ibn Muḥammad al-Qazwīnī, originally published in 1283