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    • ˙·٠•●♥ Jeannette Huij ♥●•٠·˙

      Example of early medieval art depicting a fictional animal, griffin URSI's blog 2006

    • Marlies Dijkstra

      The Hague, KB, 72 A 23 fol. 46r chapter 47 Griffin Chapter 47 Griffin Fol. 46r: drawing (coloured) 46r 100x100 iconclass 25FF231(+7452) 34F13

    • Tricia Simmons

      Previous pinner: The griffin, hybrid monster combining eagle and lion, had ancient origins in the middle east and the Mediterranean. In Minoan Crete it appears as a powerful liminal creature sometimes harnessed in ritual contexts, sometimes wingless flanking a throne....stop me, I'm a bit of a griffin geek.

    • Whitney Gallien

      Griffin with prey || The Hague, KB, 72 A 23 | Lambert of St. Omer, Liber Floridus - Lille and Ninove; 1460

    • Angelika interlinka

      Griffin, in "Liber Floridus", creation: 1120, author: Lambert of Saint Omer, edition: 1460, folio 46r, Koninklijke Bibliotheek

    • Etcetera

      Koninklijke Bibliotheek, KB, 72 A 23, Folio 46r A griffin has captured a man. This image was probably the original for the copy in manuscript Koninklijke Bibliotheek, KB, 128 C 4

    • Linda Skillings

      Medieval Bestiary : Griffin Gallery Koninklijke Bibliotheek, KB 72 A 23, folio 46r

    • Jenny Ribeiro

      Half lion and half eagle, the griffin was a fearsome creature. Medieval Bestiary.

    • Patti Adams

      Medieval Illuminated Manuscripts - the mythical Griffin

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