"Oh, My Hand: Complaints Medieval Monks Scribbled in the Margins of Illuminated Manuscripts" from Brainpickings

real complaints medieval monks scribbled in the margins of illuminated manuscripts. These days the margin notes might include complaints about processing speeds and bandwidth.

Ivory Plaque with Agnus Dei on a Cross between Emblems of the Four Evangelists, German or North Italian, c. 1000–1050

Plaque with Agnus Dei on a Cross between Emblems of the Four Evangelists, German or North Italian winged: Matthew, lion: Mark, ox: Luke, eagle: John. center lamb of God: Christ.

Book Cover Plaque with Christ in Majesty, ca. 1185–1210 French; Made in Limoges Gilded copper and champlevé enamel 10 7/8 x 5 5/8 in. (27.5 x 14.2 cm) Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917 (17.190.757) The Metropolitan Museum of Art

The most lavish medieval books were bound in covers set with enamels, jewels, and ivory carvings. Book Cover Plaque: Christ in Majesty, ca. Made in Limoges Gilded copper and champlevé enamel Source: Book Cover Plaque: Christ in Majesty [French]

When William the Conqueror seized control of England in 1066, he ordered the construction of several forts on the Thames to defend London against attack. The most famous was the Tower of London, pictured here in the 1400s.

London and the Thames: in pictures

been to the Tower! When William the Conqueror seized control of England in he ordered the construction of several forts on the Thames to defend London against attack. The most famous was the Tower of London, pictured here in the

Reliquary Bust of a Female Saint Date:ca. 1520–30Geography:Made in, possibly Brussels, BelgiumCulture:South NetherlandishMedium:Oak, paint, gilt

Different region but still interesting hair ideas. Reliquary Bust of a Female Saint Date:ca. in, possibly Brussels, BelgiumCulture:South NetherlandishMedium:Oak, paint, gilt

« Chroniques sire JEHAN FROISSART ». Français 2643 Auteur : Froissart, Jean (1337?-1410?). Auteur du texte Date d'édition : 1401-1500 Type : manuscrit Langue : Français Droits : domaine public Identifiant : ark:/12148/btv1b84386043

« Chroniques sire JEHAN FROISSART ». Français 2643 Auteur : Froissart, Jean (1337?-1410?). Auteur du texte Date d'édition : 1401-1500 Type : manuscrit Langue : Français Droits : domaine public Identifiant : ark:/12148/btv1b84386043

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