dangers of reading
Le livre de Lancelot du Lac & other Arthurian Romances, Northern France 13th century.
Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library, MS 229, fol. 133v

dangers of reading

Le livre de Lancelot du Lac & other Arthurian Romances, Northern France 13th century.

Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library, MS 229, fol. 133v

the headless goatriders
Antichrist, Germany ca. 1460.
München, Bayerische Staatsbibliothek, Cgm 426, fol. 64v

the headless goatriders

Antichrist, Germany ca. 1460.

München, Bayerische Staatsbibliothek, Cgm 426, fol. 64v

reading clericCodex Justinianus, Bologna 13th century.
Angers, Bibliothèque municipale, ms. 339, fol. 260v

reading cleric

Codex Justinianus, Bologna 13th century.

Angers, Bibliothèque municipale, ms. 339, fol. 260v

lion rider
Summer volume of the Breviary of Renaud/Marguerite de Bar, Metz ca. 1302-1305.

Verdun, Bibliothèque municipale, ms. 107, fol. 89r

lion rider

Summer volume of the Breviary of Renaud/Marguerite de Bar, Metz ca. 1302-1305.

Verdun, Bibliothèque municipale, ms. 107, fol. 89r

smiling deer (about a half of inch long)'Peterborough psalter', England 14th century.
Brussel, KBR, ms. 9961, fol. 34r

smiling deer 
(about a half of inch long)

'Peterborough psalter', England 14th century.

Brussel, KBR, ms. 9961, fol. 34r

phone monkey
Book of Hours, France 15th century.
Amiens, Bibliothèque municipale, ms. 201, fol. 15v

phone monkey

Book of Hours, France 15th century.

Amiens, Bibliothèque municipale, ms. 201, fol. 15v

hipster Moses
Bible, Hagenau ca. 1441-1449.
Universitätsbibliothek Heidelberg, Cod. Pal. germ. 19, fol. 141v

hipster Moses

Bible, Hagenau ca. 1441-1449.

Universitätsbibliothek Heidelberg, Cod. Pal. germ. 19, fol. 141v

angry bats'Northumberland Bestiary', London ca. 1250-1260.
LA, J. Paul Getty Museum, MS. 100, fol. 37r

angry bats

'Northumberland Bestiary', London ca. 1250-1260.

LA, J. Paul Getty Museum, MS. 100, fol. 37r

halfheads(Saint Denis and Saint Piatus)'Livre d'images de madame Marie', Hainaut or Brabant ca. 1280-1290.
BnF, Nouvelle acquisition française 16251, fol. 84v

halfheads
(Saint Denis and Saint Piatus)

'Livre d'images de madame Marie', Hainaut or Brabant ca. 1280-1290.

BnF, Nouvelle acquisition française 16251, fol. 84v

dragon in the bedroom(Nectanebus and Olympias – conception of Alexander the Great)'Roman d'Alexandre en prose' ('Talbot Shrewsbury book'), Rouen 1444-1445.
British Library, Royal 15 E VI, fol. 6r

dragon in the bedroom
(Nectanebus and Olympias – conception of Alexander the Great)

'Roman d'Alexandre en prose' ('Talbot Shrewsbury book'), Rouen 1444-1445.

British Library, Royal 15 E VI, fol. 6r

melancholic pussy-cat 
book of hours, France 15th century.
Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, MS 662, fol. 21r

melancholic pussy-cat 

book of hours, France 15th century.

Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, MS 662, fol. 21r

constellation AriesCicero’s Aratea with Hyginus’s Astronomica, Reims(?) ca. 820-850.
British Library, Harley 647, fol. 2v

constellation Aries

Cicero’s Aratea with Hyginus’s Astronomica, Reims(?) ca. 820-850.

British Library, Harley 647, fol. 2v

snailcat‘The Maastricht Hours’, Liège 14th century.
British Library, Stowe 17, fol. 185r

snailcat

‘The Maastricht Hours’, Liège 14th century.

British Library, Stowe 17, fol. 185r

sirensVincent de Beauvais, Miroir Histoire (Speculum Historiale), Ghent ca. 1475.
Getty, Ms. Ludwig XIII 5, V1, fol. 68v

sirens

Vincent de Beauvais, Miroir Histoire (Speculum Historiale), Ghent ca. 1475.

Getty, Ms. Ludwig XIII 5, V1, fol. 68v

black batLuttrell Psalter, England ca. 1325-1340.
British Library, Add 42130, fol. 164r

black bat

Luttrell Psalter, England ca. 1325-1340.

British Library, Add 42130, fol. 164r