Medieval baby Tarzan, ‘The Maastricht Hours’, Liège 14th century (British Library, Stowe 17, fol. 189v)

Commentary on the Apocalypse (Commentaria In Apocalypsin) was written in Spain by Beatus of Liébana in the 8th century. There are about thirty extant copies of the commentary in illuminated manuscript format, the earliest being from the 9th century. One of the later versions is the Rylands Beatus from the 12th century, | venus sets off in her carriage to wage war on chastity (line 15788)... | from: Le Roman de la Rose. ~Guillaume de Lorris and Jean de Meun 14th century MS. Douce 332 fol. 147r

Medieval Cats: A Procession of Cats. Bodleian Library, Oxford From a mid-13th century manuscript.

Reynard the Fox wearing Bishop's mitre,peaching to birds-falcons chickens, geese stork and swan. France 13-14th cent. Brit Lib.

Detail of a miniature of St Margaret emerging from the side of a lion-like dragon, from a Book of Hours, Use of Sarum, Netherlands, 3rd quarter of the 15th century, Harley MS 2985, f. 37v

Rafter finial in the shape of a dragon’s head and wind chime, 10th century. Korea. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Purchase, The Vincent Astor Foundation Gift, 1999 Benefit Fund, and The Rosenkranz Foundation Inc. Gift, 1999 (1999.263a, b) #halloween

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