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


    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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