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*The Illuminated Sketchbook of Stephan Schriber,* a "practice" illuminated manuscript from the 15th century.

"Spätgotisches Musterbuch des Stephan Schriber, a manuscript which appears to be some kind of sketchbook, belonging to a century monk working in South-West Germany, where ideas and layouts for illuminated manuscripts were tried out and skills developed.

The basilisk or amphysian cockatrice, in Christianity, a symbol of deadly sin and the spirit of evil; from Fictitious and Symbolic Creatures in Art, by John Vinycomb (1909). (Sacred Texts)

The basilisk or amphysian cockatrice, in Christianity, a symbol of deadly sin and the spirit of evil; from Fictitious and Symbolic Creatures in Art, by John Vinycomb (Sacred Texts)

On the Trail of the Warsaw Basilisk | History | Smithsonian

A basilisk–a lethally poisonous monster hatched from a cock’s egg–illustrated in a mediaeval bestiary. Note the weasel gnawing at its breast; only they were impervious to basilisk venom.