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Here Be Dragons

Collection by Pamela Stewart

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If the sky could dream, it would dream of dragons. -- Ilona Andrews

Pamela Stewart
« Le livre appellé Decameron, autrement le prince Galeot surnommé, qui contient cent nouvelles racomptées en dix jours par sept femmes et trois jouvenceaulx, lequel livre ja pieça compila et escripvi Jehan Boccace de Celtald en langaige florentin ... Date d'édition : 1401-1500 Ms-5070 réserve Folio 128r Medieval Dragon, Medieval Art, Medieval Manuscript, Illuminated Manuscript, Weird Creatures, Mythical Creatures, Medieval Embroidery, Medieval Paintings, Dragons

« Le livre appellé Decameron, autrement le prince Galeot surnommé, qui contient cent nouvelles racomptées en dix jours par sept femmes et trois jouvenceaulx, lequel livre ja pieça compila et escripvi Jehan Boccace de Celtald en langaige florentin, et qui nagueres a esté translaté premierement en latin et secondement en françois, a Paris, a l'ostel de noble, sage et honneste homme Bureau de Dampmartin, citoien de Paris, escuier conseillier de trés puissant et trés noble prince Charles, VIe de son nom, roy de France, par moy Laurent de Premierfait, famillier dudit Bureau, lesqueles deux translations, par trois ans faites, furent accomplies le quinziesme jour de juing l'an mil quatre cens et XIIII »

« Le livre appellé Decameron, autrement le prince Galeot surnommé, qui contient cent nouvelles racomptées en dix jours par sept femmes et trois jouvenceaulx, lequel livre ja pieça compila et escripvi Jehan Boccace de Celtald en langaige florentin ... Date d'édition : 1401-1500 Ms-5070 réserve Folio 128r

And this dragon is beginning to realise just how badly he's fucked all this up. 44 Medieval Beasts That Cannot Even Handle It Right Now Medieval Dragon, Medieval World, Medieval Art, Medieval Manuscript, Illuminated Manuscript, Weird Creatures, Mythical Creatures, Renaissance, Ouroboros

Bloodletting Collectanea de Lapide Philosophiae, England 16th century (BL, Sloane 1171, fol. 18v)

Wintertime scene: Dragons out for a sleigh ride. Well, maybe a sleigh of dragons for carnival time in Nuernberg. Medieval Dragon, Medieval Art, Medieval Manuscript, Illuminated Manuscript, Dragon History, Early Modern Period, Modern Prints, Winter Time, Folklore

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Wintertime scene: Dragons out for a sleigh ride. Well, maybe a sleigh of dragons for carnival time in Nuernberg. Codex Gottwicensis 398 (498) :: HMML Color Microfilms

Detail from The Luttrell Psalter, British Library Add MS 42130 (medieval Medieval Manuscript, Medieval Art, British Library, Dragons, Ms, Moose Art, Miniatures, Detail, Illustration

Detail from The Luttrell Psalter, British Library Add MS 42130 (medieval manuscript,1325-1340), f195r

 Pugna virtutum et vitiorum cum figuris pictis. Medieval Dragon, Medieval Art, Medieval Manuscript, Illuminated Manuscript, Fantasy Creatures, Mythical Creatures, Renaissance, Fertility Symbols, Romulus And Remus

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Bayerische Staatsbibliothek, BSB Clm 3003, image 109 (Envy). Speculum salvationis humanae metrice cum figuris pictis. Pugna virtutum et vitiorum cum figuris pictis. 14th century.

Goldwork dragon stitched around AD 1430 in southern Germany. Found in the National Museum on Munich. Dementional padding and the darker underside of the dragon's belly and shadow side of its tail and neck are worked in or nue with red silk. Embroidery Patterns, Hand Embroidery, Order Of The Dragon, Medieval Embroidery, Foo Dog, Gold Work, Embroidery Techniques, National Museum, Blackwork

Category: Needle Lace

Autumn has truly arrived in this part of the world. No more summer dresses or breakfast on the balcony. Alas, the rainy weather is perfect for a little stitching. Or, for coming with me on a virtual...

 I don't want you to read to me. Animal detail from medieval illuminated manuscript, British Library Harley MS Medieval Dragon, Medieval World, Medieval Times, Medieval Art, Medieval Manuscript, Illuminated Manuscript, Serpent Animal, Here Be Dragons, Early Middle Ages

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 Pen and watercolor Artist Pens, Thing 1, Pen And Watercolor, Dragon Art, Mythical Creatures, Fine Art Paper, Folk Art, Fine Art Prints, Moose Art

Antique dragon art print, American folk art fraktur painting, Flying dragon drawing, Winged dragon,

Giclee fine art print reproduction from antique 19th century American folk art fraktur painting of a dragon.4x5 or 8x10 or 11x14 paper size. ***1/4 inch white borders are used for prints 5 inches and larger unless requested otherwise -- this means the image will be set 1/4 inch within the exact paper size listed above. Smaller prints (3.5x5, 4x4, 4x5, 4x6) will be sent without borders unless requested otherwise. See the last paragraph of this description for more available border…

The Medieval Castle Medieval Books, Medieval Castle, Medieval Dragon, Getty Museum, Prayer Book, Anglo Saxon, Tolkien, Calligraphy, Antiques

Erik Kwakkel

Medieval book historian at The University of British Columbia, Vancouver. I post images of medieval books. More eye candy on Twitter (@erik_kwakkel) and longer blogs on medievalbooks.nl.

Vendôme BM MS 80 Here Be Dragons, Ms, Dragons

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