Commentary on the Apocalypse (Commentaria In Apocalypsin) was written in Spain by Beatus of Liébana in the 8th century. There are about thirty extant copies of the commentary in illuminated manuscript format, the earliest being from the 9th century. One of the later versions is the Rylands Beatus from the 12th century, owned by the John Rylands Library at the University of Manchester : from which the above images were sourced http://bibliodyssey.blogspot.com.es/2010/10/beatus-apocalypse.html
Fairy and Crane, 18th century. Qing dynasty (1644–1911). China. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Rogers Fund, 1925 (25.59.1) | This work is featured in our “Painting with Threads” exhibition, on view through March 29, 2015 #AsianArt100
An 18th century hand-illustrated page from an Ottoman Turk dental book showing a molar infected with toothworms. As early as Babylonian times and lasting well into the eighteenth century, it was thought that a toothache was caused by worms. These worms were depicted in art as dwelling with the demons of Hell and feeding upon the sinners.