Medieval Snails

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The brilliance of Medieval art - I'm having pain from laughing so hard. Funny Quotes, Funny Memes, Hilarious, Haha, Art Memes, Tumblr Posts, Just For Laughs, Tumblr Funny, Make You Smile

The brilliance of Medieval art

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“My Second Yugo,” detail from medieval manuscript Medieval Drawings, Medieval Paintings, Medieval Art, Renaissance Art, Illuminated Letters, Illuminated Manuscript, Weird Creatures, Mythical Creatures, Book Of Hours

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) — Got Medieval Medieval Tapestry, Medieval Art, Medieval Fantasy, Medieval Manuscript, Illuminated Manuscript, Medieval Drawings, Maleficarum, Renaissance, Doodles

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

Get your bloody foot off my tail : The Monkey and the Blue Snail (Wolfenbüttel, Codex Guelf. Medieval Life, Medieval Art, Medieval Manuscript, Illuminated Manuscript, Snail Art, Magnificent Beasts, Doodles, Book Of Hours, Bizarre

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Get your bloody foot off my tail : The Monkey and the Blue Snail (Wolfenbüttel, Codex Guelf. 287)

Book of Hours, MS fol. - Images from Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts - The Morgan Library & Museum Medieval Memes, Medieval Art, Medieval Books, Renaissance Art, Medieval Manuscript, Illuminated Manuscript, Illuminated Letters, Snail Art, Maleficarum

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

Snail Transport Company HeidelbergUB CPg794 Fabulous Beasts, Bad Art, Medieval Art, Western Art, Illuminated Manuscript, Middle Ages, Natural History, Occult, Mystic

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Knight vs snail: A detail from a fragmentary Book of Hours, France (St Omer), c. Medieval Manuscript, Illuminated Manuscript, Snail Art, Old Best Friends, Book Of Hours, British Library, Middle Ages, Miniatures, Snails

Knight v snail - in pictures

Knights are often pictured fighting snails in medieval manuscripts - but their significance has been lost in the slime of time