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Medieval Manuscripts Depict A Terrifying Tale Of The Walking Dead Detail of a miniature of the Three Living (a pope, an emperor, and a king) and the Three Dead (wearing matching crowns), France (Paris), c. 1480 – c.

Peter Comestor at work  Guyart des Moulins, La Bible historiale complétée (Genesis - Psalms)  France, Central (Paris?); 1357

Peter Comestor at work Guyart des Moulins, La Bible historiale complétée…

Detail from medieval manuscript, British Library Stowe MS 17 'The Maastricht Hours' f21v

Detail from medieval manuscript, British Library Stowe MS 17 'The Maastricht Hours'. (Illuminated manuscript close up).

Manuscript        Place of origin:        Italy (illuminated)      Date:        ca. 1480 (illuminated)      Artist/Maker:        Morone, Domenico, born 1437 - died 1522 (illuminator)      Materials and Techniques:        Water-based pigments, gilding and ink on parchment

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Manuscript Place of origin: Italy (illuminated) Date: ca. 1480 (illuminated) Artist/Maker: Morone, Domenico, born 1437 - died 1522 (illuminator) Materials and Techniques: Water-based pigments, gilding and ink on parchment

Historiated initial from the Codex Gisle, by Gisela von Kerssenbrock

Announced by Quaternio, the Gradual of Gisela von Kerssenbrock (Codex Gisle) is the amazing facsimile of a rare manuscript painted by a nun from Rulle.

Doves roost in a peridexion tree, safe from the dragons below, except for two that have foolishly landed on the dragon's tails.Bodleian Library, MS. Douce 151, Folio 71v:

Doves roost in a peridexion tree, safe from the dragons below, exept for two who that foolishly landed on the dragon's tails.

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