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A manuscript illustration of a bishop blessing victims of the Black Death (Omne Bonum, c.

Orpheus, fatally, looks back at Eurydice. Harley MS 4431f. 126v @BLMedieval pic.twitter.com/7FuINyCwUh

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Harley MS 4431 c The manuscript, known as 'The Book of the Queen', includes Works by Christine de Pizan, assembled for Isabel (Isabeau) of Bavaria, queen consort of Charles VI of France .

British Library, Additional 22413, detail of f. 71 (historiated initial-word panel of the story of Ruth with Ruth, Naomi and Boaz and his servants working of the field, at the beginning of the Book of Ruth to be read at Shavuot). Joseph Kara,...

British Library, Additional detail of f. 71 (historiated initial-word panel of the story of Ruth with Ruth, Naomi and Boaz and his servants working of the field, at the beginning of the Book of Ruth to be read at Shavuot).

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Counting cracks in the sidewalk may be a sign of neurosis!

Família unida na morte. Magda e Joseph Goebbels com os filhos: Só Harald (de uniforme), filho do primeiro casamento de Magda com magnata herdeiro da BMW, sobreviveu Foto: Reprodução

Suicídios contaminaram Alemanha nos dias finais da Segunda Guerra

Família unida na morte. Magda e Joseph Goebbels com os filhos: Só Harald (de uniforme), filho do primeiro casamento de Magda com magnata herdeiro da BMW, sobreviveu Foto: Reprodução

leper - leper sits in the street, holding a clapper, Vita Christi (BNF Fr. 178, fol. 67), fourth quarter of the 15th century

leper - leper sits in the street, holding a clapper, Vita Christi (BNF Fr. fourth quarter of the century

Plate 62, Dance of Death Alphabet (overview)

Most people are probably familiar with Hans Holbein's Dance of Death -- here is his morbid lettering.

Book of Hours, MS M.3 fol. 97r - Images from Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts - The Morgan Library & Museum

Margaret of Antioch finally finds a dragon she can subdue with a stern glare - Book of hours (MS Italy, perhaps Lombardy or Romagna, late to early century

1. Calendrier des bergers

The Labours of the Months, Janvier, Verseau, le bourgeois à table Le Calendrier des Bergers Bibliothèque Nationale de France Woodcuts representing the Labours of the Months

Folio 106r (page 215). Tacuinum sanitatis, Codex Vindobonensis, series nova 2644. North Italy, probably Verona, 1380-1399.  Keywords: Tailor shop

Folio (page Tacuinum sanitatis, Codex Vindobonensis, series nova North Italy, probably Verona, Keywords: Tailor shop

Dice, Gambling ~ SBS Gen. 8 Klosterneuburger Evangelienwerk ~ 1340 ~ Austria ~ Schaffhausen Stadtbibliothek ~ Miniature object

Dice, Gambling ~ SBS Gen. 8 Klosterneuburger Evangelienwerk ~ 1340 ~ Austria ~ Schaffhausen Stadtbibliothek ~ Miniature object

Auctoritas (Papal authority)  Omne Bonum (Circumcisio-Dona Spiritui Sancti)  England, S. E. (London); c. 1360- c. 1375

Auctoritas (Papal authority) Omne Bonum (Circumcisio-Dona Spiritui Sancti) England, S.

Taymouth Hours (1325-40 English), f70. More hairnet, rather long skirt for rabbit hunting.

Yates Thompson 13 f. 70 Lady setting a trap. Bas-de-page scene of a lady setting a trap for catching a hare from the Taymouth Hours.

La crema de llibres

Royal 20 C VII, f. Burning of books. Detail of a miniature of heretical books and robes of the Turlupins burnt, at the beginning of chapter 38 of 'Charles V' book.

Ovide, Métamorphoses (1385 env.),  Bibliothèque municipale de Lyon, Ms.742, f°97v, « Pallas allant voir tisser Arachné ».

Ovide, Métamorphoses (1385 env.), Bibliothèque municipale de Lyon, Ms.742, f°97v, « Pallas allant voir tisser Arachné ».

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