Rabbit blowing a horn. Among the marginal creatures populating medieval manuscripts musical animals are fairly common.

Rabbit blowing a horn. Among the marginal creatures populating medieval manuscripts musical animals are fairly common.

This is beyond bizarre - from the Luttrell Psalter, anonymous medieval manuscript known for its scenes of daily life and otherworldly beings.

This is beyond bizarre - from the Luttrell Psalter, anonymous medieval manuscript known for its scenes of daily life and otherworldly beings.

Prayer roll, MS G.39 fol. 11r - Images from Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts - The Morgan Library & Museum

Prayer roll, MS G.39 fol. 11r - Images from Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts - The Morgan Library & Museum

Cat with a zither, from a Belgian Book of Hours, c. 1470.

Of the tribe of Tiger

Cat with a zither, from a Belgian Book of Hours, c. 1470.

Detail from The Luttrell Psalter, British Library Add MS 42130 (medieval manuscript,1325-1340), f171v

Detail from The Luttrell Psalter, British Library Add MS 42130 (medieval manuscript,1325-1340), f171v

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