Tag Archives: illuminated manuscripts

  1. Feeling Crabby

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    June 20, 2013 by Gail Armstrong

    And now, as promised, a celebration of the mediaeval crab…or, more specifically, illuminated depictions of Cancer, the crab, second zodiacal …
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  2. A bit of (Slightly Belated) Blarney

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    March 18, 2013 by Gail Armstrong

    Something a bit different today…in honour of St. Patrick’s Day, I went looking for images of St. Paddy in illuminated …
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  3. Pick-a-Pope

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    March 14, 2013 by Gail Armstrong

    You may have heard they picked a Pope today. So I thought this would be a good opportunity to review …
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  4. Snowy January

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    January 24, 2013 by Gail Armstrong

    As I write, it’s cold and blustery , snowflakes swirling in the pale winter sunlight. So my thoughts are wintry, …
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  5. Of the tribe of Tiger

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    November 19, 2012 by Gail Armstrong

    In this run-up to Christmas-time, I have already posted twice on the subject of the Annunciation to the Virgin, setting …
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  6. Parade of Virgins

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    November 13, 2012 by Gail Armstrong

    Today we continue our look at Annunciations.  My favourite Annunciation, seen at the start of the last post, featured a …
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  7. Scary Monsters and Super Creeps

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    October 27, 2012 by Gail Armstrong

    Halloween looms and the mind naturally turns to monsters, devils and freaks.  You may think these would be hard to …
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