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Discarding Images Sep 30
Not posting because of writing, Ovid, Heroides, Paris c. 1500 (BnF, Français 874, fol. 175v)
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Discarding Images Aug 28
Snailfight, book of hours, Metz c. 1295 (Metz, Bibliothèque municipale, ms. 1588, fol. 139v)
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Discarding Images Aug 17
Quadrupeds, Bartholomaeus Anglicus, Livre des proprietés des choses (translation of Jean Corbichon), France 15th century (BnF, Français 136, fol. 135r)
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Discarding Images Aug 11
Eyes squeezing, Orlando di Lasso, Septem psalmi poenitentiales, München 1565 (BSB, Mus. ms. A I, p. 27)
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Discarding Images Jul 29
Polar bear cub, book of hours, France 15th century (BnF , Latin 1178, fol. 13v)
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Discarding Images Jul 8
Devil in the bedroom, Bible moralisée, France 15th century (BnF, Français 166, fol. 139r)
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Tree of Jesse, Speculum humanae salvationis, Germany 15th century (BL, Sloane 361, fol. 7v)
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Dragged out of hell, book of hours, Germany 16th century (Solesmes, Bibliothèque de l'abbaye Saint-Pierre, Ms. 18, fol. 154v)
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Discarding Images Jul 1
Long-eared bat, Psalter, England c. 1360-1400 (Bodleian Library, Exeter College MS 47, fol. 21v)
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Discarding Images Jun 26
Scorching sun ('and the fourth angel poured out his vial upon the sun; and power was given unto him to scorch men with fire. and men were scorched with great heat, and blasphemed the name of God...' Revelation 16:8-9) Apocalypse, Normandy c. 1320-1330 (BL, Add 17333, fol. 31r)
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Discarding Images Jun 22
Tiny unicorn, book of hours, France 15th century (BnF, Latin 1178, fol. 38r)
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Sea monster, Miroir du monde, France before 1463 (Bodleian Library, MS. Douce 337, fol. 85r)
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Discarding Images Jun 10
Sheet music, Chansonnier of Zeghere van Male, Bruges 1542 (Cambrai, Bibliothèque municipale, ms. 128 B, fol. 116v)
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Martyrdom of Saint Bartholomew, Hungarian Anjou legendary, Italy or Hungary c. 1325-1335 (NY, The Morgan Library & Museum, MS M.360.21)
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Discarding Images May 27
Harpist, antiphonal, Cambrai or Tournai c. 1260-1270 (LA, Getty Museum, Ms. 44/Ludwig VI 5, p. 115)
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Discarding Images May 21
Bats, bestiary, England c. 1230 (Cambridge University Library, MS Kk.4.25, fol. 86r)
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Discarding Images May 16
Satan, Beatus of Liébana, Commentaria in Apocalypsin (the 'Beatus of Saint-Sever'), Saint-Sever before 1072 (BnF, Latin 8878, fol. 145v)
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Discarding Images May 15
Satan in the hellmouth, Bible moralisée, France 15th century (BnF, Français 166, fol. 79v)
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Getting up early, Livre de la Vigne nostre Seigneur, France c. 1450-1470 (Bodleian Library, MS. Douce 134, fol. 46v)
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Discarding Images May 3
Hammered, Livre de la Vigne nostre Seigneur, France c. 1450-1470 (Bodleian Library, MS. Douce 134, fol. 101r)
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