Monday, September 2, 2013

Check out this big...uh...hit

An image so drrrrrrrrrty we had to edit it for Facebook. 


Besançon, Bibliothèque municipale, ms. 0457, f. 273v. Avicenna, Canon medicinae. Paris, 3rd quarter of the 13th century.

Sunday, August 11, 2013

Death rollin'

Take a ride on the dark side...


incredibly beautiful

Hart MS 20966, Venetian Book of Hours, c. 1470-80, f. 106v.

Monday, June 10, 2013

Zeppelin mashup

This song has always seemed medieval to me. Just learned it was a traditional English folk song, so that explains it...


‘C’(rimen) of a man hanging from gallows.

Thursday, June 6, 2013

Biggie mashup!

Aaaaand, here's what I got today:


Tthe Smithfield Decretals, French with English marginalia, late 13th century or early 14th century, Royal 10 E. iv, f. 139

Monday, April 8, 2013

Shaggy style


1175, Le Roman de Renart

Here, Renard is being chased by the wolf Ysengrin and his wife, Hersent. Renart
loses Ysengrin and Hersent traps herself chasing Renart into a small area.
Renart takes the opportunity to make the best of the situation. ;)  

Friday, March 1, 2013

Hey, Sister!

You prolly thought I forgot about this. I haven't. Back and more FIERCE than EVAR!

1301 manuscript illumination, Friar and Nun


Tuesday, February 5, 2013

Ratt mashup

Little Ratt mashup for your Tuesday:

Marginalia from illuminated psalter using animals in fortune's wheel (clockwise, from the top, represents: regno, regnavi, sum sine regno, regnabo)


Tuesday, January 29, 2013

Meatloaf Mashup

Hello, friends!  Here's your medieval mashup for the day.  Kinda hate myself for this, but if you're familiar with Chretien de Troyes version of Lancelot, it works.

c.1300 Lancelot pulled in the cart by a dwarf


Tuesday, January 22, 2013

Drowning Pool mashup

Illustration of the Battle of Barnet (14 April 1471) on the Ghent manuscript, a late 15th-century document


Monday, January 21, 2013

Rolling Stones mashup

Grotesques (marginalia) from a 13th-century Romance of Alexander


Thursday, January 17, 2013

Wednesday, January 16, 2013

Monday, January 14, 2013

Radiohead mashup

It's my jam, YO

15th-century marginalia


Friday, January 11, 2013

Norah Mashup

A demon firing an arrow into the buttocks of a merman
Found via Image on the Edge: The Margins of Medieval Art by Michael Camille.


Godfather mashup

woodcut print of A Dance of Death from Liber Chronicarum 


Wednesday, January 9, 2013