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Medieval Bestiary : Swan Gallery

Medieval Bestiary : Swan Gallery

Medieval Bestiary : Swan Gallery

Medieval Bestiary : Swan Gallery

Inspiration ... TYWKIWDBI ("Tai-Wiki-Widbee"): A remarkable 9th-century swan. This is a special book from the early Middle Ages (France, 9th century). Not only does it contain a high volume of very attractive images, but these images are also not what you would expect: they are drawn, as it were, with words. They illustrate Cicero’s Aratea, a work of astronomy. Each animal represents a constellation and the written words in them are taken from an explanatory text by Hyginus (his…

Inspiration ... TYWKIWDBI ("Tai-Wiki-Widbee"): A remarkable 9th-century swan. This is a special book from the early Middle Ages (France, 9th century). Not only does it contain a high volume of very attractive images, but these images are also not what you would expect: they are drawn, as it were, with words. They illustrate Cicero’s Aratea, a work of astronomy. Each animal represents a constellation and the written words in them are taken from an explanatory text by Hyginus (his…

Knightly Bird Vows: A Case Study in Late Medieval Courtly Culture

Knightly Bird Vows: A Case Study in Late Medieval Courtly Culture

Swan-lovers-by-Dawn-Gaskill.jpg 1 210×827 pikseliä

Swan-lovers-by-Dawn-Gaskill.jpg 1 210×827 pikseliä

Parsakausi tekee varovaisesti tuloaan. Tänä vuonna jätän hehkutuksen vähemmälle, sillä sanoin kaiken parsakauden hienoudesta jo viime vuonna - päivälleen vuosi

Parsakausi tekee varovaisesti tuloaan. Tänä vuonna jätän hehkutuksen vähemmälle, sillä sanoin kaiken parsakauden hienoudesta jo viime vuonna - päivälleen vuosi

Vintage photograph, from http://snapped-garters.blogspot.co.uk/2011/05/vintage-tattoos.html

Vintage photograph, from http://snapped-garters.blogspot.co.uk/2011/05/vintage-tattoos.html

Awesome vintage women tattoos 1950s oldschool 1930s 1940s tattooed women vintage tattoo 1912 old school tattoo vintage flash tattoo

Awesome vintage women tattoos 1950s oldschool 1930s 1940s tattooed women vintage tattoo 1912 old school tattoo vintage flash tattoo

Nordiska museet - Photographer Reisz, André och Irene

Nordiska museet - Photographer Reisz, André och Irene

Wallis Simpson and Edward, Prince of Wales, 1937

Wallis Simpson and Edward, Prince of Wales, 1937