Letters of St. Augustine, Anjou 15th century (Marseille, Bibliothèque municipale, ms. 209, fol. 225v)

Humanoid owl, holding a human mask and a scepter and sitting on a barn owl, in an illuminated initial of the Letters of St.

Bestiary, MS M.81 fol. 49v - Images from Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts - The Morgan Library & Museum

Bestiary: Swan -- Swan, in water, grasps fish in beak. Bestiary England, possibly in Lincoln or York, ca.

Medieval Manuscript Images, Pierpont Morgan Library, Noms, armes et blasons des chevaliers de la Table Ronde. MS M.16 fol. 53v Lot le Preux (argent, a raven sable, beaked and membered azure).

Escutcheon decorated with heraldry of Lot le Preux (argent, a raven sable, beaked and membered azure)

Top 10 Most Bizarre Mythical Animal Combinations - Ophiotaurus

Top 10 Most Bizarre Mythical Animal Combinations

We'e all familiar with mythological creatures such as the Sphinx, with the head of a man and the body of a lion. But what about the more obscure animal com

siren and centaur - Bestiary  Therouanne (?) ca. 1270

siren and centaur - Bestiary Therouanne (? 1270 "Umm, hi there. I was just passing by with my bow and noticed uhh.

Owl Bestiary Salisbury 2

medieval: “ Detail of a miniature of an owl being mobbed by other birds. From a bestiary, England, quarter of the century, Harley MS f. ” In spite of his great haircut, this owl is attacked by other birds.

Doves roost in a peridexion tree, safe from the dragons below, except for two that have foolishly landed on the dragon's tails.Bodleian Library, MS. Douce 151, Folio 71v:

Doves roost in a peridexion tree, safe from the dragons below, exept for two who that foolishly landed on the dragon's tails.

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