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aleyma: Dragon initial from a Book of Hours made in the Netherlands or Germany, c.1463-76.

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aleyma: “ Dragon initial from a Book of Hours made in the Netherlands or Germany, c.1463-76 (source). ”

خوان سوم كشتن اسفنديار اژدها را، برگی از شاهنامه فردوسی، قرن شانزدهم میلادی AN ILLUSTRATED AND ILLUMINATED LEAF FROM A MANUSCRIPT OF FIRDAUSI'S SHAHNAMEH: ISFANDYAR KILLS THE DRAGON, PERSIA, SAFAVID, 16TH CENTURY

خوان سوم كشتن اسفنديار اژدها را

خوان سوم كشتن اسفنديار اژدها را، برگی از شاهنامه فردوسی، قرن شانزدهم میلادی AN ILLUSTRATED AND ILLUMINATED LEAF FROM A MANUSCRIPT OF FIRDAUSI'S SHAHNAMEH: ISFANDYAR KILLS THE DRAGON, PERSIA, SAFAVID, 16TH CENTURY

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The Tortoise, Folio from an `Ajaib al-Makhluqat (Wonders of Creation) of Qazwini Zakaria bin Muhammad bin Mahmud Abu Yahya Qazwini (ca. 120383) Object Name: Folio from an illustrated manuscript Date: second half 16th century Geography: Iran, Khurasan Tousi SALMANI les…

British Library, Add MS 62925, detail of f. 106r. Psalter, Use of Sarum (‘The Rutland Psalter’) c 1260

Demonagerie

British Library, Add MS 62925, detail of f. 106r. Psalter, Use of Sarum ('The Rutland Psalter') c 1260

Artiste anonyme, Sîmorgh et dragon, Paris. © Bibliothèque nationale de France, Paris.

Le Cantique des Oiseaux Farîd od-dîn ‘Attâr

Artiste anonyme, Sîmorgh et dragon, Paris. © Bibliothèque nationale de France, Paris.

Alchemical images from the Beinecke Library Jhoan Isaac Hollandus, 15th century Alchemical and Rosicrucian compendium

Multiplicatio Fermentatio

Alchemical images from the Beinecke Library Jhoan Isaac Hollandus, 15th century Alchemical and Rosicrucian compendium

AN ILLUSTRATED AND ILLUMINATED LEAF FROM A MANUSCRIPT OF FIRDAUSI'S SHAHNAMEH: ISFANDYAR KILLS THE DRAGON, PERSIA, SAFAVID, 16TH CENTURY

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Flying Lessons - Rutland Psalter

Flying Lessons - Rutland PsalterFolio 49r - Manuscript made in England, probably in London AD 1260 Add MS 62925: Images from the British Library manuscript...

Kitab Aja'ib al-makhluqat wa Gharaib al-Mawjudat, literally "The Wonders of Creation," compiled in the middle 1200s in what is now Iran or Iraq.

Marvels of Creatures and Strange Things Existing

Kitab Aja'ib al-makhluqat wa Gharaib al-Mawjudat literally "The Wonders of Creation and the Curiosities of Existence", or Marvels of ...

LA HAGGADAH DE BARCELONA - CATALUNYA - Arte judío medieval Desde la llamada de Moisés, al cruce del mar rojo, el drama del...

la Haggadah de Barcelona

LA HAGGADAH DE BARCELONA - CATALUNYA - Arte judío medieval Desde la llamada de Moisés, al cruce del mar rojo, el drama del éxodo de los israelitas de Egipto se presenta en la Haggadah ( Haggadah = narración – contar la historia ) Una obra maestra de la iluminación del manuscrito hebreo de una colección nacional o internacional. El destacado trabajo proviene de la biblioteca de la Universidad de John Rylands en Manchester, Inglaterra. Obra de arte para uso cristiano pero representando la saga…

'Hours of Joanna the Mad', Bruges 1486-1506 (BL, Add 18852, fol. 103v)

'Hours of Joanna the Mad', Bruges 1486-1506 (BL, Add 18852, fol. 103v)

The Wyvern is a beast related to the dragon with a poisonous tail-stinger and rows of sharp teeth, but it has one weakness. It fears no man clothed, but the sight of a naked man will make it start away in fear, uncredited.

Account Suspended

We’ve spoken before about how awesome medieval bestiary lore is, but I fear I’ve given the impression that it’s all self-castrating beavers and Christ sign

Bahram Gur kills the dragon. Painting by Muhammad Zaman dated 1675/76, added perhaps when the manuscript was rebound at the court of Fath Ali Shah Qajar (r.1797-1834)

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