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a painting of two black birds on a red and green background with trees in the foreground
Crow Barthelemy l'Anglais Livre des proprietes des choses 1447
a stamp with an image of a bird on it
an old book with a dog on it
Folio 18r - Wolf, continued. De natura canum; Of the nature of dogs. - The Aberdeen Bestiary
Aberdeen Bestiary | England | 1200 | University of Aberdeen | f18r Dogs
two black birds sitting on top of a piece of art with trees in the background
Beasts
Bibliothèque Nationale de France, fr. 1951, Folio 6v "Le corbel qui menjue la cervele dou mort" - The raven eats the brains of the dead (through the eyes). In the Bestiaire d'amour the man says that at first love captures a man through his eyes. The woman agrees that love captures through the eyes, but because it then takes the intelligence (the brain) this is really a sign of hate.
a painting with a black bird on it
Beasts
Ravens refuse to feed their young until their feather grow and become black, and the parents can recognize them as their own.
an illuminated manuscript with a bird perched on top of two trees in front of a brick wall
Image of an item from the British Library Catalogue of Illuminated Manuscripts
Black crow and white raven Detail of a miniature of two birds, a black crow and a white raven, resting in trees, in 'L'Épître Othéa'. Origin: France, Central (Paris) Attribution: Attributed to the Master of the Cité des Dames and workshop.c. 1410-c. 1414
a group of birds sitting on top of a wall
Beasts : Partridge
Medieval Bestiary : Partridge Gallery
an image of a bird on a wall
Raven
an old book with birds and animals on it
The Tudor Pattern Book
The Tudor Pattern Book, England ca. 1520, Bodleian Library, MS. Ashmole 1504, fol. 033v, detail медведь, бладхаунд, козёл, зеленое насекомое, обезьяны The Tudor Pattern Book, England ca. 1520, Bodleian Library, MS. Ashmole 1504, fol. 031r…
an image of a man and a kangaroo on a page from a medieval manuscript,
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Milking, book of hours, Flanders ca. 1300 (Cambridge, Trinity College B.11.22, fol. 118v)
an image of birds in the middle of a painting with stars above them and water below
Two Medieval Monks Invent Bestiaries
The monks are BACK, and they have a TENUOUS GRASP on how animals work!
an artistic painting with birds flying around it
Two Medieval Monks Invent Bestiaries
The monks are BACK, and they have a TENUOUS GRASP on how animals work!
an illustration of a boat with animals on it in the middle of a page from a medieval manuscript
Two Medieval Monks Invent Bestiaries
The monks are BACK, and they have a TENUOUS GRASP on how animals work!
an animal attacking a bird on the back of another animal
Two Medieval Monks Invent Bestiaries
The monks are BACK, and they have a TENUOUS GRASP on how animals work!
an image of birds on a tree branch with calligraphy written in arabic and english
Two Medieval Monks Invent Bestiaries
The monks are BACK, and they have a TENUOUS GRASP on how animals work!