Medieval farming...

being detail of how medieval man grew his food.
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Telling the bees is an ancient folk tradition of northern Europe, in which the…

A man catching bees in a bag. British Library, Stowe MS Folio (how crazy was that?

Ever seen a medieval roll hidden inside a book? Meter-long farmer's calendar kept in a binding (HagueKB130E26). - Erik Kwakkel (Twitter)

Ever seen a medieval roll hidden inside a book? Meter-long farmer's calendar kept in a binding - Erik Kwakkel

medieval bees

Early American Gardens: Bees & beehives from medieval Illuminated Manuscripts

Harvesting cherries. He is in the tree with his basket on a rope.

He is in the tree with his basket on a rope. From the Theatrum of Casanatense- late century

Beans from The Tacuinum Sanitatis, a medieval handbook on health largely focusing on the growing & preparation of food, based on the Taqwim al‑sihha تقويم الصحة ("Maintenance of Health"), an 11th-century Arab medical treatise by Ibn Butlan of Baghdad.  Four handsomely illustrated complete late 14th-century manuscripts of the Taccuinum, all produced in Lombardy, survive, in Vienna, Paris, Liège, and  Rome.

Beans from The Tacuinum Sanitatis, a medieval handbook on health largely…

Ceres sowing corn. French c.1410-14. Christine de Pizan. Harley 4431 BL

Illustration of Ceres sowing corn. Ceres mentioned in Christine's "City", book chapter From Christine's "L'Épître Othéa", London, British Library, Harley MS.

Man sows the field with grain he holds in his apron |  October: Sowing and Ploughing | Hours of Henry VIII, in Latin | Illuminated by Jean Poyer | France, Tours | ca. 1500 | The Morgan Library & Museum

MS H.8, fols. 2v–3r

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