Thamyris   Description:	Detail of a miniature of the head of king Cyrus being brought before Thamyris, queen of the Amazons, in 'L'Épître Othéa'.  Origin:	France, Central (Paris)  Attribution:	Attributed to the Master of the Cité d

Thamyris Description: Detail of a miniature of the head of king Cyrus being brought before Thamyris, queen of the Amazons, in 'L'Épître Othéa'. Origin: France, Central (Paris) Attribution: Attributed to the Master of the Cité d

The Queens of Swords, Bonifacio Bembo or family Visconti-Sforza, Tarot Cards, Italy, Milan, ca. 1450:

The Queens of Swords, Bonifacio Bembo or family Visconti-Sforza, Tarot Cards, Italy, Milan, ca. 1450:

Detail of a miniature of a man with a sword riding a lion, as a personification of Pride (Orgueil), and a woman with a sword, riding a wolf, as a personification of Envy (Envie), in the Penitential Psalms, from The Dunois Hours, France (Paris), c. 1339 – c. 1450, Yates Thompson MS 3, f. 159r

Detail of a miniature of a man with a sword riding a lion, as a personification of Pride (Orgueil), and a woman with a sword, riding a wolf, as a personification of Envy (Envie), in the Penitential Psalms, from The Dunois Hours, France (Paris), c. 1339 – c. 1450, Yates Thompson MS 3, f. 159r

Gray wool gown with flap sleeves layered over a blue kirtle. BL MS Harley 4431, The Queen's Book, fol. 178. Christine de Pizan.

Gray wool gown with flap sleeves layered over a blue kirtle. BL MS Harley 4431, The Queen's Book, fol. 178. Christine de Pizan.

LXXVIII-Hypsicrateia, reine du Pont, accompagnant l'armée (HYPSICRATEA, Queen of Pontus) -- Giovanni Boccaccio (1313-1375), Le Livre des cleres et nobles femmes, v. 1488-1496, Cognac (France), traducteur anonyme. -- Illustrations painted by Robinet Testard -- BnF Français 599 fol. 67

LXXVIII-Hypsicrateia, reine du Pont, accompagnant l'armée (HYPSICRATEA, Queen of Pontus) -- Giovanni Boccaccio (1313-1375), Le Livre des cleres et nobles femmes, v. 1488-1496, Cognac (France), traducteur anonyme. -- Illustrations painted by Robinet Testard -- BnF Français 599 fol. 67

The Bedford Hours is a French late medieval book of hours. It dates to the early fifteenth century (c. 1410-1430).  This is Anne, Duchess of Bedford (detail) - British Library Add MS 18850 f257v - Bedford Hours --- (1410-1430)

The Bedford Hours is a French late medieval book of hours. It dates to the early fifteenth century (c. 1410-1430). This is Anne, Duchess of Bedford (detail) - British Library Add MS 18850 f257v - Bedford Hours --- (1410-1430)

Medieval Manuscript Images, Pierpont Morgan Library, Livre des cleres et nobles femmes. MS M.381 fol. 54r

Medieval Manuscript Images, Pierpont Morgan Library, Livre des cleres et nobles femmes. MS M.381 fol. 54r

C-Zénobie, reine de Palmyre, chassant (ZENOBIA, queen of Palmyra) -- Giovanni Boccaccio (1313-1375), Le Livre des cleres et nobles femmes, v. 1488-1496, Cognac (France), traducteur anonyme. -- Illustrations painted by Robinet Testard -- BnF Français 599 fol. 86

C-Zénobie, reine de Palmyre, chassant (ZENOBIA, queen of Palmyra) -- Giovanni Boccaccio (1313-1375), Le Livre des cleres et nobles femmes, v. 1488-1496, Cognac (France), traducteur anonyme. -- Illustrations painted by Robinet Testard -- BnF Français 599 fol. 86

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