Tag Archives: medieval art

  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. Apocalypse Wow

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    October 18, 2012 by Gail Armstrong

    The Big Bang – it’s the most widely-accepted theory of the mechanism whereby the universe came to be and it’s …
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  6. 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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  7. 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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