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.:. Miniatura tratta da Bibbia figurata (1290-1300), Koninklijke Bibliotheek, L'Aia

.:. Miniatura tratta da Bibbia figurata (1290-1300), Koninklijke Bibliotheek, L'Aia

The Dobhar-chú (or Doyarchu, "water hound"), Ireland.A half-dog, half-fish furry creature that lives in water.  Wonder if it's related to the Kelpie?

A Field Guide to Cryptids From Europe and Africa

Nativity contemporary icon by Oleksandr Ivolha

XC__ Γεννηση __dec 25 ( Nativity contemporary icon by Oleksandr Ivolha

An 18th century hand-illustrated page from an Ottoman Turk dental book.

Ottoman dental book showing molars infected with toothworms. As early as Babylonian times and lasting well into the 18 century, it was thought that a toothache was caused by worms. The theory was disproved by Jacob Christian Schaffer in 1757 aka Cavities.

Hs 2505: Speculum humanae salvationis (Westfalen od. Köln, um 1360)

Hs 2505: Speculum humanae salvationis (Westfalen od. Köln, um 1360)

Crucifixion from the Weingarten Missal, 13th century, showing the four evangelists' symbols in the corners. It shows a very Old Germanic style, before the influence of the Italian Renaissance.

Weingarten Missal c. 1216 Illumination on parchment, 292 x 203 mm Pierpont Morgan Library, New York

"Christ in Majesty within a mandorla-shaped aureola in a medieval illuminated manuscript"

Evangelistar von Speyer Manuscript in the Badische Landesbibliothek, Karlsruhe, Germany Cod. Shows Christ in vesica shape surrounded by the "animal" symbols of the four evangelists.

II Taller Internacional de Paleografía Musical: Notación Aquitana

II Taller Internacional de Paleografía Musical: Notación Aquitana

The Werewolf in Medieval Icelandic Literature - Medievalists.net

Wolves, and the cure for their stare -- removing one's clothes and banging rocks together.) Rochester Bestiary (London, British Library, Royal MS 12 F.

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