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'book of fixed stars' the Head of Algol and Perseus

Hermes on the 15 Fixed Stars and Their 15 Herbs, Stones & Figures

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Detail: Dead man and devil Justinian, Digestum Vetus with glossa ordinaria France, S. 1300 - c.

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book of hours, "The Golf Book" by Flemish artist Simon Bening. The August miniature shows the corn harvest - labourers in work clothes, plain shoes.

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Image taken from page 259 of 'History of Schuylkill County . With illustrations and biographical sketches, etc'

https://flic.kr/p/hReMym | Image taken from page 8 of 'Guingamp. Études pour servir à l'histoire du Tiers-État en Bretagne ... Deuxième édition, entièrement refondue, etc. (Fac-simile du Plan de Guingamp publié en 1778.)' | Image taken from:  Title: "Guingamp. Études pour servir à l'histoire du Tiers-État en Bretagne ... Deuxième édition, entièrement refondue, etc. (Fac-simile du Plan de Guingamp publié en 1778.)" Author: ROPARTZ, Sigismond. Shelfmark: "British L...

https://flic.kr/p/hReMym | Image taken from page 8 of 'Guingamp. Études pour servir à l'histoire du Tiers-État en Bretagne ... Deuxième édition, entièrement refondue, etc. (Fac-simile du Plan de Guingamp publié en 1778.)' | Image taken from: Title: "Guingamp. Études pour servir à l'histoire du Tiers-État en Bretagne ... Deuxième édition, entièrement refondue, etc. (Fac-simile du Plan de Guingamp publié en 1778.)" Author: ROPARTZ, Sigismond. Shelfmark: "British L...

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Image taken from page 278 of 'Geschiedenis van Corsendonck . Prachtuitgave, etc'

Alexander exploring the ocean in a glass barrel, accompanied by a cat and a cock |  Le livre et le vraye hystoire du bon roy Alixandre, France (Paris), c. 1420

Do LOLcats date back to the Middle Ages?

Detail of a miniature of Alexander exploring the ocean in a glass barrel, accompanied by a cat and a cock; from Le livre et le vraye hystoire du bon roy Alixandre, France (Paris), c. Royal MS 20 B. xx, f.

A Lover Addressing Three Ladies. Poems of Charles of Orléans and other works. Flanders, Bruges, c. 1490-1500. French, Royal MS 16 F. ii, f.188.    Image from the book The Illuminated Page. Ten Centuries of Manuscript Painting by Janet Backhouse (1998). Image #189, Page #214-215. University of Toronto Press. ISBN 0802043461. (www.kimiko1.com)

Detail of a miniature of the Lover addressing three women outside the Castle of Love, from ‘Les Demands en Amours’, Netherlands/England?

Glass Beads, Iron Age, Norway, See table 1 no. 1

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Fragment of silk twill with peacocks. Weft-faced compound twill.  Almeria, Spain  1100-1150  V  high-performance liquid chromatography (HPLC) - The results for this textile were as follows:  Light blue - Indigo  Dark blue - Indigo  Cream coloured - not detected

Woven silk

kardiologn: “ Fragment of silk textile Almería, Spain Museum no. The Muslims introduced sericulture (silk production) and silk-weaving to Spain. By the century Almería, on the.

f. 22r. Image of Bayad together with the women in the house, while delivering the letter of Riyadh

حديث بياض ورياض The Story of Bayad and Riyad This is a century Arabic love story is one of the rarest manuscripts in Arabic literature and believed to be the only surviving Arabic manuscript from the Al-Andalus era.

Kitab suwar al-kawakib al-thabita (Book of the Images of the Fixed Stars) of al-Sufi

Kitab suwar al-kawakib al-thabita (Book of the Images of the Fixed Stars) of al-Sufi Date: late century Geography: Iran Medium: Ink and gold on paper; leather binding Dimensions: 10 x 7 x Metropolitan Museum of Art

Image taken from page 52 of 'Guide to Wimborne Minster, its monuments and curiosities' | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

Image taken from page 202 of 'Our North Land: being a full account of the Canadian North-West and Hudson's Bay Route, together with a narrative of the experiences of the Hudson's Bay Expedition of 1884 .