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Resultado de imagem para blemmyae

Resultado de imagem para blemmyae

Valenciennes - BM - ms. 0244 f. 027. Alphonsus de Spina, La Forteresse de la foi. France, 15th century.Your money or your life!

Medieval Illustrations of Moorish Knights in Phoenix and Dragon Armour. 'The Fortress of Faith' (XV century), Bibliothèque de Valenciennes. (devil with gun) Valenciennes - BM - ms. 0244 f.

Detail of a miniature of a manticore, a creature with the body of a lion, the head of a man, and the tail of a scorpion - Image from British...

Detail of a miniature of a manticore, a creature with the body of a lion, the head of a man, and the tail of a scorpion - Image from British Library Royal 12 F.

two monks discuss Alexander the Great - I have no idea why I like this so much

Two Monks Discuss Alexander The Great

Alexander encounters the Blemmyae (Royal MS 20 B xx) Alexander encounters the Blemmyae, who have their faces on their chests; detail of a miniature from BL Royal MS 20 B xx, f. Held and digitised by the British Library.Date circa 1420

Marine monsters - I think I relate best to none of them, but if I must choose, then still none of them!

Illustration from a 1657 book on curiosities of natural history ; Physica curiosa, sive, Mirabilia naturæ et artis libris XII.

Various species of mythical headless men were rumored, in antiquity and later, to inhabit remote parts of the world. They are variously know...

Various species of mythical headless men were rumored, in antiquity and later, to inhabit remote parts of the world. They are variously know.

medieval monsters blemmyae - Google Search

medieval monsters blemmyae - Google Search

Detail of a miniature of Alexander encountering blemmyae, from Poems and Romances (the 'Talbot Shrewsbury book'), France (Rouen), c. 1445

Detail of a miniature of Alexander encountering blemmyae, from Poems and Romances (the 'Talbot Shrewsbury book'), France (Rouen), c. Royal 15 E. vi, f.

From 'The Visions of Hildegard von Bingen' https://www.facebook.com/TheEasternOrthodox

Fabulous creature from 'The Visions of Hildegard von Bingen' Unsure of context beyond von Bingen--who drew it, when? (thanks Ania- from your board) Hildegard von Bingen and other nuns/clerics had migraines and other visions.

Ulisse Aldrovandi, Monstrorum Historia (History of Monsters) late 1500s, a compendium of monstrous and human hybrid races. Here shown are the Cynocephali, dog-head humans said to inhabit a island in the far East. Not monsters in the sense of inspiring horror or fear; these monstrous races were emblems of and unknown world and God's ability to create wondrous creatures.

Ulisse Aldrovandi, Monstrorum Historia (History of Monsters) late a compendium of monstrous and human hybrid races. Here shown are the Cynocephali, dog-head humans said to inhabit a island in the East.

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