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"Adam and Eve at the pharmacy" / Adam et Eve à la pharmacie Chants royaux sur la Conception, couronnés au puy de Rouen de 1519 à 1528

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Domenico Cavalca , Vite di Santi Padri. Domenico Cavalca. Auteur du texte 1401-1500

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15th-century French songbook

Старинные книги в форме сердца.15-16 век.

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Venus Bathing. Martin le Franc, Le Champion des Dames (1440)Bibliothèque nationale de France, Département des manuscrits, Français 12476, detail of f. 10r

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Book of hours, Lyon, ca. 1505-1510 (Lyon, bibliothèque municipale, Ms 6881, fol. 30r).

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Codex rotundus. It is a small book of hours (9 cm diameter) made in Bruges in 1480.

ADEVA Fine Art Facsimile Editions in detail

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screaming snail. Xenophon, Retreat of the Ten Thousand (French translation), France ca. 1501.

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Medieval Cats: A Procession of Cats. Bodleian Library, Oxford From a mid-13th century manuscript.

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Illuminated Manuscript Cookies- This is from the Luminarium Blog from Anniina.

Illuminated Manuscript Cookies — The Medieval Scriptorium – A Gallery of Medieval Life and Art

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Medieval Tree of Life

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Grandes Heures d'Anne de Bretagne. Type : manuscrit Langue : Latin Format : 238 ff. - 300 × 190 mm. - Reliure galuchat noir datée de 1684, fermoirs métalliques XVIIe s. au chiffre d'Anne de Bretagne, gardes pap. dominoté, tranches dorées Droits : domaine public Identifiant : ark:/12148/btv1b52500984v

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Fleur de Lys-shaped Book of Hours, 18 x 8 cm. Likely created in Paris circa 1553. Contains eleven lobe-shaped miniatures. Sold by Christie's on June 6, 2006 for $28,000. Only one other manuscript of this format from the same period has been recorded (in Leon Gruel's "Manuel historique et bibliographique de L'amateur de reliures," 1905, II, pp.9-11, pl.G), and that particular work was made for Diane de Poitiers and Henry II.

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"Complaints Monks Scribbled in the Margins of Manuscripts"

Cheeky Complaints Monks Scribbled in the Margins of Manuscripts

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    Melchizedek

    Awesome! So humanizing!

"The Middle Ages were a very exciting time in Europe, largely due to giant snail fights."

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Insects, Basil Thyme, and Land Snails (detail), Joris Hoefnagel, Georg Bocskay, 1591-96, script 1561-62

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Original marriage contract between Henry VIII and Katherine of Aragon, circa 1503.

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Medieval tournament. Illuminated manuscript; 14th century. Libreria Marciana, Venice, Italy

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Bibliothèque municipale de Lyon, Ms 6881, detail of f. 72. Book of Hours, use of Chalon. 15th century, dearest kissing snails.

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Medieval Manuscript Reproduction, Part 5b: Painting an illuminated letter

Medieval Manuscript Reproduction, Part 5b: Painting an illuminated letter

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SCA Order of the Laurel Scroll for Hilarie The Puppeteer

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A late 19th century Neo-Renaissance gold, diamond, gem and enamel pendant Modelled as the "pelican in her piety" framed in a pillared niche set with square-cut diamonds and foiled rubies the openwork back plate of polychrome enamel scrolling decoration, the pelican and cygnets with painted enamel detail, beneath a scrolling surmount with diamond and foiled ruby detail between twin serpents suspending a single pearl drop, to a fancy link neckchain with green enamel decoration, circa 1890

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Patent of Arms (Order of the Laurel) for Master Arenwald von Haagenberg Yseult de Lacy This scroll is based on Elizabethan Grants of Arms, with a portrait of the recipient in the initial istead of the King of Arms giving the grant. A grisaille portrait of King Jade of the West occupies the laurel wreath at top centre. Goat parchment, W gouache, raised gilding on plaster-based gesso.

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Cynthia du Pre Argent's Laurel scroll

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‘Hours of Joanna the Mad’, Bruges 1486-1506. (snail-stag?)

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Henry VI

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