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Daphne, half-woman and half-laurel tree with Apollo. The Book of the Queen,  c.1410-1414, Harley MS 4431, f. 134v, The British Library. http://www.bl.uk/manuscripts/Viewer.aspx?ref=harley_ms_4431_f134v

Daphne (half-woman, half-laurel tree), with Apollo. The Book of the Queen, c. The British Library, Harley MS f.

Manuscript from the early Middle Ages (France, 9th century); image illustrates Cicero’s Aratea, a work of astronomy. Each animal represents a constellation and the written words in them are taken from an explanatory text by Hyginus (his Astronomica).

Aratea, with extracts from Hyginus’s Astronomica in the constellation figures - Marcus Tullius Cicero, century - I SMELL A CYGNUS

“El bestiario medieval” (proof that unicorns are real duh)

The Lady and the Unicorn (French: La Dame à la licorne) also called the Tapestry Cycle is the title of a series of six Flemish tapestries depicting the senses. They are estimated to have been woven in the late century in the style of mille-fleurs

Danza : Isidro Ferrer

Author: Isidro Ferrer Serigraph Format cm 300 gms Somerset paper printed inks three Available in green and orange background Limited edition of 99 copies

Doris Salcedo. 1,550 wooden chairs piled high between two buildings in central Istanbul

Doris Salcedo, Installation at International Istanbul Biennial, Salcedo's idea was to create a "topography of war"--not tied to a specific historical event, but to war in general. wooden chairs piled high between two buildings in central Istanbul.