Cologny, Fondation Martin Bodmer, Cod. Bodmer 14 Pergament · 263 ff. · 43.5 x 27.2 cm · Italien, Bologna (?) · 14. Jahrhundert
MS. Bodl. 264 The Romance of Alexander in French verse 1338-44; with two sections added in England c. 1400 Folio 91r
Folio 59v (page 122). Tacuinum sanitatis, Codex Vindobonensis, series nova 2644. Northern Italy, probably Verona, 1380-1399.
Bodleian Library MS. Bodl. 264, The Romance of Alexander in French verse, 1338-44; 130v
Bodleian Library MS. Bodl. 264, The Romance of Alexander in French verse, 1338-44; 82v
f. LXIX, Roses. 14th c. Theatrum Sanitatis. Biblioteca Casanatense, Rome.
One of the marginal illustrations from a 14th century book in Oxford's Bodleian Library (MS Bodley 264). It has many hundreds of these marginal cartoons.
Knight Flying a Dragon as a Kite. Illumination, 1405. German School, 15th century. University Library, Gottingen, Germany .
Curious History: Baseball in the 1300s? This illustration was found in the margins of a calendar in a 14th-century Flemish Book of Hours. Various historians of sport have identified this as a version of “stool ball” or “stump ball”, which was...