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    Evidently a common motif in the margins of medieval manuscripts is: knights fighting snails. No one knows why. Credit: The British Library A detail from Brunetto Latini's Li Livres dou Tresor, France (Picardy), c. 1315-1325

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    Why Were Medieval Knights Always Fighting Snails? At last the truth behind all the dragon tales!

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