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Detail from The Luttrell Psalter, British Library Add MS 42130 (medieval Medieval Drawings, Medieval Paintings, Medieval Life, Medieval Art, Renaissance Art, Illuminated Letters, Illuminated Manuscript, Illustrations, Illustration Art

Detail from The Luttrell Psalter, British Library Add MS 42130 (medieval manuscript,1325-1340), f296r

A Leopard British Library: Medieval Drawings, Medieval Paintings, Medieval Life, Medieval Art, Medieval Manuscript, Illuminated Manuscript, Historical Art, Naive Art, Dark Ages

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roxygen: “ A Huge Bird Carries a Man on its Back, The Wonders of Creation, by Zakariya ibn Muhammad Qazwini, 1121 AH/AD 1717 (via). Medieval Manuscript, Medieval Art, Illuminated Manuscript, Medieval Fantasy, Islamic Paintings, Turkish Art, Tarot, Ancient Art, Bird Art

Turkish version of the Wonders of creation, A huge bird carries a man on its back, Walters Manuscript W.659, fol. 159b

This is an Ottoman illuminated and illustrated Turkish version of ʿAjāʾib al-makhlūqāt (Wonders of creation) by Zakarīyā al-Qazwīnī (d. 692 AH / 1293 CE), made at the request of the Vizier Murtaza Paşa (Murtaḍá Pāshā) (fl. eleventh century AH / seventeenth CE). The codex was completed in 1121 AH / 1717 CE by Muḥammad ibn Muḥammad Shākir Rūzmah-ʾi Nāthānī. There are 444 paintings illustrating the text. The binding is not original to the manuscript.

The Hours of Catherine of Cleves is an ornately illuminated manuscript in the Gothic art style, produced in about 1440 by the anonymous Dutch artist known as the Master of Catherine of Cleves. Medieval Life, Medieval Art, Medieval Manuscript, Illuminated Manuscript, Art Macabre, Android Jones, Medieval Paintings, Arte Obscura, Book Of Hours

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Where did the Vikings come from? Learn about the Vikings, how they travelled and where they settled in this BBC Bitesize History guide. Dragon Viking, Art Viking, Viking Ship, Viking Life, Anglo Saxon History, British History, Viking Myths, Art Scandinave, Anglo Saxon Chronicle

Who were the Vikings?

Where did the Vikings come from? Learn about the Vikings, how they travelled and where they settled in this BBC Bitesize KS2 History guide.

The Beast. Apocalypse, c. Dragon Medieval, Medieval Art, Medieval Manuscript, Illuminated Manuscript, Apocalypse, Medieval Paintings, Illumination Art, Dragons, Angels And Demons

Dragon-Beast. Ger. 9 cent. Valencienne. ms 0099

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Siglo X. El pecado original, Beato de El Escorial, Real Biblioteca del Monasterio de San Lorenzo de El Escorial, Madrid (detalle) Medieval Manuscript, Illuminated Manuscript, Black History, Art History, Escorial Madrid, Moon Poems, Adam Et Eve, Spirit Photography, World Mythology

Indumentaria y costumbres en la España

En la Corte y en las grandes ciudades no sólo se imponía la ropa que se debía de llevar, también los ademanes, las posturas. Un ejemplo escrito y visual lo tenemos, respectivamente, en una égloga de Juan de la Encina y en el relieve del sepulcro de Juan de Padilla. Égloga de Mingo, Gil y Pascuala Juan del Encina 1496 Gil y Mingo son dos pastores que deciden ir a la Corte. Eso supone que han de convertirse en cortesanos, por lo tanto han de cambiar de ropa y adquirir sus hábitos: GIL ¡Qué…

≈ Beautiful Antique Books ≈ Book cover with tree, birds, and insects Golconda, c. Vintage Book Covers, Vintage Books, Book Cover Art, Book Art, India Painting, Mughal Paintings, Forever Book, Birds And The Bees, Beautiful Book Covers

Ashmolean − Eastern Art Online, Yousef Jameel Centre for Islamic and Asian Art

Welcome to the Yousef Jameel Online Centre, making the Eastern Art collections at the Ashmolean Musem available online. Discover art from the Islamic Middle East, China, Japan, Southeast Asia, India, and the Himalayas.

The "Beatus" Manuscripts - Beato de Liébana in medieval manuscripts Medieval Manuscript, Medieval Art, Renaissance Art, Illuminated Manuscript, Medieval Paintings, Oriental, Apocalypse, Book Of Hours, Art Memes

The "Beatus" Manuscripts - Beato de Liébana in medieval manuscripts

The Beatus of Ferdinand and Sancha, or, Beatus Facundus, is an illuminated manuscript containing a commentary on the Apocalypse by Beatus of Liebana.