Neatorama Posts Tagged "manuscripts"
What the Heck Is Going on in This Medieval Manuscript Illustration?...

The Bodleian Library at Oxford houses a 1436 manuscript of Cosmographia Scoti. It is of either Italian or French origin. Among its many illustrations is this bizarre image.What is it?My best guess is that this drawing sh...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/02/19/What-the-Heck-Is-Going-on-in-This-Medieval-Manuscript-Illustration/
Medieval Reaction Images...

When you and your mate are having beef and the only logical way to settle it is... pic.twitter.com/E6lsiVtvhO— Medieval Reactions (@MedievalReacts) March 27, 2015 It’s Friday night and it’s time to hit...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/05/12/Medieval-Reaction-Images/
Medieval Manuscript Shows a Cat Riding a Horse...

(Photo: The National Library of France)The blog of...  ...I interviewed him 3 weeks ago. He's an expert on manuscripts , which is how he was able to dig up this funny im...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/02/23/Medieval-Manuscript-Shows-a-Cat-Riding-a-Horse/
Medieval Manuscript Appears to Show a Man Playing Air Guitar...

Medieval book historian Erik Kwakkel jokes:Medieval fact you didn't know: carefully monitored competitions of playing air-guitar were held annuallyThese competitions were instituted by Bill & Ted during their excelle...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/02/21/Medieval-Manuscript-Appears-to-Show-a-Man-Playing-Air-Guitar/
Dragon-Mounted Writing Desk...

The Gospel of Mark is the shortest of the four canonical gospels, perhaps because it was written under demanding conditions. Here's a medieval manuscript illumination showing Mark in a portable writing desk. It is conven...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/02/17/Dragon-Mounted-Writing-Desk/
How to Make a Cooked Bird Sing, c. 1450...

(Photo: Luttrell Psalter, British Library)The Viviender is a Fifteenth Century book written in Middle French. It contains 60 recipies as well as household tips and medical advice. One of the recipies is ideal for Thanksg...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/11/29/How-to-Make-a-Cooked-Bird-Sing-c-1450/
Diving Equipment Designs, c. 1459...

According to Retronaut, these images show diving suit designs from Hans Talhoffer’s 1459 book Alte Armatur und Ringkunst. I can’t confirm that, but I can confirm that Talhoffer’s classic text on the Eur...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/11/02/Diving-Equipment-Designs-c-1459/
Medieval Yoda...

Long ago, in a kingdom far, far away, a young Jedi knight forsook his lightsaber and speeder bike for a lance and a sturgeon. Erik Krawkkel, a medieval book historian, spotted this image in a Fourteenth Century English d...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/08/02/Medieval-Yoda/
Medieval Manuscript Mended with Silk Thread...

There's a hole in your Fifteenth Century manuscript. How are you going to fix it? At some point during the history of this manuscript housed at Uppsala University in Sweden, the solution was to embroider the holes.Link -...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/06/22/Medieval-Manuscript-Mended-with-Silk-Thread/
Discarded Images...

This certainly looks like an ad for the film Monty Python and the Holy Grail, but it was published about 1305. Discarded Images is a collection of medieval illustrations and manuscript illuminations that cover the entire...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/04/14/Discarded-Images/




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