Hellmouth

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eliron: The Ladder of Divine Ascent of St. John Climacus, Museum of Russian Icons, ca. Byzantine Icons, Byzantine Art, Religious Icons, Religious Art, Black History Facts, Art History, Religion, Renaissance Kunst, Biblical Art

Death & Mysticism

The Ladder of Divine Ascent of St. John Climacus, Museum of Russian Icons, ca. 1650

renaissance-art: - Medieval Depictions of Hell: Medieval Manuscript, Medieval Art, Renaissance Art, Illuminated Manuscript, Salisbury, Apocalypse, Maleficarum, Medieval Paintings, Illumination Art

Demonagerie

Bibliothèque nationale de France, Français 403, detail of f. 40r. Apocalypse glosée. Illuminator: Master of Sarum. Salisbury, c. 1240-1250.

lucas van leyden~The maw of hell devouring the damned. Right wing of the triptych The Last Judgement. Oil on wood 264 x 76 cm Stedelijk Museum'De Lakenhal', Leiden, Netherlands Renaissance Kunst, Renaissance Paintings, Satan, Art Macabre, Rembrandt, Dance Of Death, Demon Art, Demonology, Heaven And Hell

Fin de siècle: foto

"Vom Einfluss der Antike. Diese Geschichte ist märchenhaft to vertellen [sic]. Gespenstergeschichte f[ür] ganz Erwachsene. "

Scene from the classic 'Godzilla versus the Pope It's actually the Pope Eater Hellmouth, Antithesis Christi et Antichristi (Jenský kodex/Jena Codex), Bohemia ca. Medieval Manuscript, Medieval Art, Illuminated Manuscript, Illustrations Vintage, Illustration Art, Jena, Medieval Paintings, Book Of Hours, In Ancient Times

Medieval

discardingimages: “ POPE EATER Antithesis Christi et Antichristi (Jenský kodex/Jena Codex), Bohemia ca. 1490-1510. Praha, Knihovna Národního muzea, IV.B.24, fol. 80r ”

et detail… Medieval Life, Medieval Art, Medieval Paintings, Demonology, Cute Monsters, Weird Creatures, Anglo Saxon, European History, Dark Ages

Stuttgart, Württembergische Landesbibliothek, Cod.theol.et phil.fol.122, detail of f. 91v. Speculum humanae salvationis. Lorch, 1490.

Bourges Cathedral - Medieval Stained Glass, Bay 4 - The Last Judgement, Panel 12 - The damned entering hell-mouth Stained Glass Art, Stained Glass Windows, Medieval Costume, Art History, History Class, Fantastic Art, Ancient Civilizations, Illuminated Manuscript, Middle Ages

Bourges Cathedral - Medieval Stained Glass, Bay 4 - The Last Judgement, Panel 12 - The damned entering hell-mouth

Bibliothèque nationale de France, Français 857, detail of f. 98r (sinners disappearing into hell). Matfré Ermengau, Breviari d’amor et Lettre à sa soeur. 14th century. Medieval Life, Medieval Art, Medieval Manuscript, Illuminated Manuscript, The Last Judgment, Scary Monsters, Ancient Mysteries, Old Maps, Grid Design

Demonagerie : Photo

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Hell, illustration from St. Augustine’s manuscript De civitate Dei libri XXII (The city of God), An illustration taken from ”The City of God” medieval origin. Medieval Manuscript, Medieval Art, Illuminated Manuscript, Arte Horror, Horror Art, Alphonse Mucha, Medieval Paintings, Arte Obscura, Book Of Hours

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“The Great Demonic Bake-Off C15th #art especially for @sueperkins”

Detail of a miniature showing the Last Judgement, from the ‘Queen Mary… Medieval Books, Medieval Manuscript, Medieval Art, Illuminated Manuscript, Apocalypse, Old Best Friends, Kingdom Of Heaven, Book Of Hours, Sea Monsters

Prepare to Meet Your Doom

Followers of this blog may harbour a suspicion that we possess an unhealthy interest in scenes of violence and torture in medieval manuscripts. The following should remove any doubt on the matter! Detail of a miniature showing the punishment of cardinal sinners in Hell, from the ‘Divine Comedy’ by Dante...

theraccolta: “ Hellmouth devouring the Damned “And they went down alive into hell the ground closing upon them, and they perished from among the people. Medieval Drawings, Medieval Art, Medieval Manuscript, Illuminated Manuscript, Illustrations, Illustration Art, Pope Innocent Iii, To Serve Man, Heaven And Hell

VISION

Innocentius III (pape ; 1160?-1216) "Lothaire de Segni, futur pope Innocent III "De miseria humanae conditionis" French translation "Double lay de la fragilité d’humaine nature" by Eustache...

 Wynandus de Stega, Adamas colluctancium aquilarum c. Medieval Manuscript, Medieval Art, Illuminated Manuscript, Medieval Life, Michael And Lucifer, Old Best Friends, Calligraphy Words, Demonology, Bizarre

Universitätsbibliothek Heidelberg. Vatican, Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana, Pal. lat. 412, f. 14v. Wynandus de Stega, Adamas colluctancium aquilarum (15th c.)

dictionnaire-infernal: Matfré Ermengau, Breviari d’amor. Gravure Photo, Old Best Friends, Medieval Paintings, Demon Art, Demonology, Art Brut, Book Of Hours, Medieval Art, Fantastic Art

Demonagerie

Bibliothèque nationale de France, Département des manuscrits, Français 1601, f.2v. Matfré Ermengau, Breviari d'amor. 14th century. Note the hand of God at top left.