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Looks like a deer being eaten by a venus fly catcher

Looks like a deer being eaten by a venus fly catcher

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

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

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 (1909). (Sacred Texts)

Hours of Joanna the Mad (Add MS 18852), a Book of Hours produced for Joanna of Castile (more frequently, and somewhat unfairly, known as Joanna the Mad) in Bruges between 1496 and 1506. Nearly every folio has marginalia, unrelated to the text, including many animals and hybrids.

Hours of Joanna the Mad (Add MS 18852), a Book of Hours produced for Joanna of Castile (more frequently, and somewhat unfairly, known as Joanna the Mad) in Bruges between 1496 and 1506. Nearly every folio has marginalia, unrelated to the text, including many animals and hybrids.

Cockatrice and Crocodile, Dragon with human head in mouth, Crayfish, in "The Tudor Pattern book", ca. 1520/30, Ms Ashmole 1504

Cockatrice and Crocodile, Dragon with human head in mouth, Crayfish, in "The Tudor Pattern book", ca. 1520/30, Ms Ashmole 1504

A cat, f. 190r, Luttrell Psalter, Add MS 42130, produced in Lincolnshire, England c. 1320-1340

A cat, f. 190r, Luttrell Psalter, Add MS 42130, produced in Lincolnshire, England c. 1320-1340

The Cockatrice can cause death with a single glance. Reports indicate that anything catching sight of the lethal bird’s eyes is turned instantly to stone. Just as deadly is their poisonous saliva, which can fell even an elephant. Also known as a Basilisk, a Cockatrice has the head and feet of a cockerel and the tail of a serpent.

The Cockatrice can cause death with a single glance. Reports indicate that anything catching sight of the lethal bird’s eyes is turned instantly to stone. Just as deadly is their poisonous saliva, which can fell even an elephant. Also known as a Basilisk, a Cockatrice has the head and feet of a cockerel and the tail of a serpent.

White cat, book of hours, France after 1500 (Bibliothèque de l'Arsenal, Ms 654, fol. 5r)

White cat, book of hours, France after 1500 (Bibliothèque de l'Arsenal, Ms 654, fol. 5r)

Miniatura tratta dal 'Libro d'Ore di Giovanna la Pazza (1486-1506), British Library, Londra. http://www.foliamagazine.it/wp-content/uploads/2013/07/Ora-di-pranzo-Libro-dOre-di-Giovanna-di-Castiglia-1486-1506-BL-280x210.jpg

Miniatura tratta dal 'Libro d'Ore di Giovanna la Pazza (1486-1506), British Library, Londra. http://www.foliamagazine.it/wp-content/uploads/2013/07/Ora-di-pranzo-Libro-dOre-di-Giovanna-di-Castiglia-1486-1506-BL-280x210.jpg

cockatrice, unknown origin

cockatrice, unknown origin