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Rabbit blowing a horn. Among the marginal creatures populating medieval manuscripts musical animals are fairly common.
Royal 10 E IV, f. 3, Mermaid and merman
Devils bite and scratch the damned. Livre de la Vigne nostre Seigneur. France, c. 1450-1470. Bodleian Library, MS. Douce 134, f. 100r
Stained glass windows of the Cathedral of Chartres, France - a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Detail from "The Rutland Psalter", medieval (c1260), British Library Add MS 62925. f 80v
This is beyond bizarre - from the Luttrell Psalter, anonymous medieval manuscript known for its scenes of daily life and otherworldly beings.
Doves roost in a peridexion tree, safe from the dragons below, except for two that have foolishly landed on the dragon's tails.Bodleian Library, MS. Douce 151, Folio 71v
Maria Magdalena ~ Carlo Crivelli ~1480
Medieval Art. Jan van Eyck, The Virgin Mary from the Ghent Altarpiece, c. 1426 - 1429