"So after looking at a bunch of pictures of people bathing in the middle ages, a vast majority of them have boards across the tub for food and games. And I am seriously upset bath snacks are not a thing anymore. Woodcut from Brunschwig, Buch zu Distillieren (1500)"

After looking at a bunch of pictures of people bathing in the middle ages, a vast majority of them have boards across the tub for food and games. Too bad bath snacks are not a thing anymore. Woodcut from Brunschwig, Buch zu Distillieren

Biblioteca Nacional de España, Cod. Vitr. 24-3, f. 10v.Libro de horas de Carlos V. Paris, late 15th:early 16th c.

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1401 1500 valère maxime, sergius orata dans son bain, miniature extraite de faits et dits mémorables

1401 1500 valère maxime, sergius orata dans son bain, miniature extraite de faits et dits mémorables

Wenceslaus IV of Bohemia's Bible part II: 50/50 (14th c)

women bathing a man with the women in underwear. Bohemian, late or early century CE. From Codices vindobonenses in the Osterreichischen Nationalbibliothek, in Vienna, Austria.

Bath, Pozzuoli, Astrumis | De balneis Puteolanis | Italy | ca. 1400 | The Morgan Library & Museum

Bath, Pozzuoli, Astrumis ~ De balneis Puteolanis Italy , ca.

The infamous "Penis Tree" mural. It is a medieval communal fontana (or bath house) sometimes dubbed the Fountain of Abundance, and is located in the Tuscan town of Massa Marittima, Tuscany. It is approximately 750 years old and dates to the late 13th century.    O yes I need a bath house in the back woods here!  B-

The infamous "Penis Tree" mural. It is a medieval communal fontana (or bath house) sometimes dubbed the Fountain of Abundance, and is located in the Tuscan town of Massa Marittima, Tuscany. It is approximately 750 years old and dates to the late century.

Illuminated Manuscripts - Bathing

It's About Time: Bathing - Indoors & with Guests - Illuminated Manuscripts

« Cy commence le livre de Valerius Maximus, translaté de latin en francois par religieuse personne maistre Simon de Hesdin, maistre en theologie et fresre de Sainct Jehan de Jherusalem », jusqu'au VIIe livre, et de là jusqu'à la fin par « Nicolas de Gonnesse, maistre es ars et en theologie » Date d'édition : 1401-1500

« Cy commence le livre de Valerius Maximus, translaté de latin en francois par religieuse personne maistre Simon de Hesdin, maistre en theologie et fresre de Sainct Jehan de Jherusalem », jusqu'au VIIe livre, et de là jusqu'à la fin par « Nicolas de Gonnesse, maistre es ars et en theologie » Date d'édition : 1401-1500

Detail from medieval manuscript, British Library Stowe MS 17 'The Maastricht Hours' f7r

Gemini - Detail from medieval manuscript, British Library Stowe MS 17 'The Maastricht Hours'

Pouring the Bathing Water | High High Altar of St Mary (detail) | Veit Stoss | 1477-1489

High Altar of St Mary (Pouring the Bathing Water) - Veit Stoss Gallery - Religious Painting Art

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