Why are there so many medieval paintings of people battling large snails?
If you do some research, you'll find there's a weird number of people battling snails from medieval times. I compiled a few I found but there's...
The Case of the Missing Snail Porn (Mmm… Marginalia)
If you wish to study the Middle Ages, you must learn to steel yourself against loss, for everywhere you look you will be reminded of time’s relentlessly de
What’s So Funny about Knights and Snails? (Mmm… Marginalia #46)
Here’s a little medieval mystery for you. Why is the following image funny?What we have here is your basic snail/knight standoff. You get these all the tim