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f. 2r, Hell (does not belong to the Antiphonary), Petrus. The illustration of Hell that Petrus embellished f. 2 with –...

Hell (does not belong to the Antiphonary), Petrus. The illustration of Hell that Petrus embellished f.

“L’olmo è un albero noto. La radice dell’olmo cotta in acqua e messa sopra le ossa rotte, le riattacca. La sua corteccia fresca legata sopra il luogo di una ferita, la consolida.” http://www.foliamagazine.it/wp-content/uploads/2013/05/Olmo-758x1024.jpg

“L’olmo è un albero noto. La radice dell’olmo cotta in acqua e messa sopra le ossa rotte, le riattacca. La sua corteccia fresca legata sopra il luogo di una ferita, la consolida.” http://www.foliamagazine.it/wp-content/uploads/2013/05/Olmo-758x1024.jpg

Miniature of the balsam garden of Cairo (Fustat), with seven pools of water and jars to catch the balsam, a plant in the centre, with two knights in armour flanking the gate, with shields with heraldic arms.

'Walled Herbal Garden' from a beautifully illustrated century version of the “Tractatus de Herbis”, a book produced to help apothecaries and physicians from different linguistic backgrounds identify plants they used in their daily medical practise.

Tractatus de Herbis (ca.1440) Selections from a beautifully illustrated 15th century version of the “Tractatus de Herbis”, a book produced to help apothecaries and physicians from different linguistic backgrounds identify plants they used in their daily medical practise. No narrative text is present in this version, simply pictures and the names of each plant written in various languages. miniature of plants, a rat, a cat and a human corpse.

Image of an item from the British Library Catalogue of Illuminated Manuscripts

Codex Sloane 4016 is a 15th century Italian parchment manuscript belonging to a class of books known as herbals. These medicinal treatises recorded knowledge accumulated in the oral tradition about plants believed to possess therapeutic properties  Miniature of a lion, a leopard, a rabbit hare, and an elephant

a century Italian parchment manuscript : Miniature of a lion, a leopard, a rabbit, and an elephant - (Tractatus de Herbis - Sloane 4016 f. by peacay

Herbal Manuscript (Sloane 4016), British Library, created in Italy (Lombardy), c. 1440

Herbal Manuscript (Sloane British Library, created in Italy (Lombardy), c.

Alchemical Symbols by Oswald Croll, 1600s.

Alchemical Emblems, Occult Diagrams, and Memory Arts: Ars Notoria .

f. 23r, Derision of Christ. As mentioned earlier, the iconography used for the terce hour in the office of the cross is usually ...

Derision of Christ. As mentioned earlier, the iconography used for the terce hour in the office of the cross is usually .

Hours of Henry VIII, MS H.8 fol. 9r - Images from Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts - The Morgan Library & Museum

Hours of Henry VIII, MS fol. - Images from Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts - The Morgan Library & Museum

H is for "Holy Cow, that might be the most beautiful initial anywhere!" http://www.e-codices.unifr.ch/en/kba/WettFm0001/17v/0/Sequence-923 …

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H is for "Holy Cow, that might be the most beautiful initial anywhere!" Gorgeous illuminated ornamental h.

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