Death of Hanno the Great  Giovanni Boccaccio, De casibus virorum illustrium (French translation by Laurent de Premierfait 'Des cas des ruynes des nobles hommes et femmes'), Bruges ca. 1479-1480 (British Library, Royal 14 E V, fol. 164v). Discarding images.

Death of Hanno the Great Giovanni Boccaccio, De casibus virorum illustrium (French translation by Laurent de Premierfait 'Des cas des ruynes des nobles hommes et femmes'), Bruges ca. (British Library, Royal 14 E V, fol.

The Torture of Brunhilda from "Des Hommes Illustres", circa 1460

The Torture of Brunhilda from "Des Hommes Illustres", circa 1460

French Art, Art Posters, Renaissance, Medieval, Horror, French Artwork

“ A mummy and inscriptions documenting Egyptian funerary practices, from Volume III of Kircher’s Oedipus Aegyptiacus (1654) – Source ”

1654 AD A mummy and inscriptions documenting Egyptian funerary practices, from Volume III of Kircher’s Oedipus Aegyptiacus. Evidence of Looting from the C.

Ulisse Aldrovandi’s History of Monsters (Monstrorum Historia, 1642)

Ulisse Aldrovandi’s History of Monsters (Monstrorum Historia,

Aquelarre portafolio, Jaime García Mendoza illustrator, Madrid

Stewart Wieck is raising funds for AQUELARRE — the dark & mature medieval RPG *now in English* on Kickstarter! Perhaps the best RPG not available in English & one of the most gorgeous RPGs anywhere, Aquelarre deserves a deluxe edition in English.

Zombies Skeletons (kind of lol) for Halloween !  Top image comes from The Taymouth Hours (Yates Thomspon MS 13), bottom image from The Howard Psalter (Arundel MS 83).  Images from The British Library.

Zombies Skeletons (kind of lol) for Halloween ! Top image comes from The Taymouth Hours (Yates Thomspon MS bottom image from The Howard Psalter (Arundel MS Images from The British Library.

ivory teeth with images of a tooth worm and suffering in Hell (ca. 1780), from southern France

French ivory carving depicting the source of all tooth pain and decay. the Dreaded Tooth Worm! We now know that toothaches come from people voting for TeaParty candidates.

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