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
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 a compendium of monstrous and human hybrid races. Here shown are the Cynocephali, dog-head humans said to inhabit a island in the East.