he taming of the snail
Gorleston Psalter, England ca. 1310-1324
BL, Add 49622, fol. 185v
Perhaps you thought the Late Middle Ages were all famine, plague, and war. But let us never forget about the brave knights who did their part to tame the wild snails of England.
discardingimages: he Woman and the Dragon (Revelation 12:14) Apocalypse, Normandy ca. 1320-1330 BL, Add 17333, fol. 20r
discardingimages: he Dragon and the Woman clothed with the Sun Beatus of Liébana, Commentaria in Apocalypsin (the ‘Silos Apocalypse’), Santo Domingo de Silos 1091-1109 British Library, Add. 11695, fol. 147v
The illustration above comes from the Luttrell Psalter, England ca. 1325-1340 (British Library, Add 42130, fol. 146v).The one below depicts the world's most famous C-section. " Birth of Julius Caesar, Les anciennes hystoires rommain...
discardingimages: he fool Psalter of Jean de Berry, Bourges or Paris ca. 1396 BnF, Français 13091, fol. 106r