Medieval animals made out of words This is a special book from the early Middle Ages (France, 9th century).

"Constellation Aquila the eagle", in "Aratea, with extracts from Hyginus's Astronomica in the constellation figures", edition: century, autor: Marcus Tullius Cicero

IN FONDO AL MAR - Folia (I love how the guys in the boat are looking at each other going, "Really?  He thought this was a good idea?")

posthorn: “ Alexander the Great travels beneath the sea in a Century glass submarine, an illustration from the Roman d’Alexandre ”

demonagerie:  Manuscript of the ‘Aja’ib al-makhluqat (Wonders of Creation) of Qazwini, with 253 paintings : manuscript, c.1650-1700. Harvard Art Museum/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Gift of Philip Hofer in memory of Eric Schroeder, 1972.3, Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass. Folio 50r.

demonagerie: “ Manuscript of the ‘Aja’ib al-makhluqat (Wonders of Creation) of Qazwini, with 253 paintings : manuscript, Harvard Art Museum/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Gift of Philip Hofer.

Dating from the 12th century and decorated in foliate patterns, this small, bronze ball is actually a hand-warmer. Inside the metal sphere, which unscrews into two halves, is an iron cup that held hot charcoal. This clever design allowed the hands to be warmed without getting burnt.

irisharchaeology: “ Dating from the century and decorated in foliate patterns, this small, bronze ball is actually a hand-warmer. Inside the metal sphere, which unscrews into two halves, is an iron cup that held hot charcoal. This clever design.

Rene sbagliato su paziente: succede a Lucca di Crescenza Caradonna

Rene sbagliato su paziente: succede a Lucca di Crescenza Caradonna

The Hippocratic Corpus, a collection of around seventy early Greek medical works associated with Hippocrates and his teachings, byzantine manuscript, century.

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