Tag Archives: manuscript

  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. 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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  3. 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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  4. Fowl Play

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    September 28, 2012 by Gail Armstrong

    I have a real fondness for chickens.  I’ve often thought I’d like to keep a few in my backyard, if …
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  5. Murder in the Margins

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    September 24, 2012 by Gail Armstrong

    Typical illuminated manuscript page:  main image illustrating a Biblical scene – anything from a joyous nativity to a gruesome crucifixion …
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  6. Best Bestiary Beasts

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    September 21, 2012 by Gail Armstrong

    Most images I’ve looked at so far have come from religious texts and illustrate religious themes or stories.  Another rich …
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