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Morgan Library ms m.638 (Maciejowski Bible) Paris 1244-1254AD Fol 32r. David obtains Goliath's sword, bystander holding shepherds crook Fol 27r. The shepherd, David Fol. 25r. The shepherd, David

Morgan Library ms (Maciejowski Bible) Paris Fol David obtains Goliath's sword, bystander holding shepherds crook Fol The shepherd, David Fol. The shepherd, David

12th century medieval eye surgery in Italy. It was common in manuscripts to paint the details wich where important big. The cataract-needle was a very fine needle which was used to push the grey lense away from the pupil. This cataract surgery is made the same since the roman period and worked well. Today you use laser, but you do basically the same thing.

Terrifying medieval medical procedures that will make your toes curl

Godfrey of Bouillon holding a pollaxe 1100s.

Godfrey of Bouillon holding a pollaxe, 1100s.

A Garland of purple and yellow Jerusalem figs! Godfrey of Bouillon, a French knight, leader of the First Crusade and founder of the Kingdom of Jerusalem.

Anonymous Book of Hours, 1300-1400 - loving the pocket and other details

Illustration From "The Book Of Hours" -- -- England -- The Walters Art Museum -- Baltimore, USA -- Medium ink, paint, gold and silver leaf on parchment -- Measurements Folio H: 8 x W: 5 in.

The Marriage of Catherine of Valois and Henry V of England.  detail

Reinette: Valois Princesses- The Marriage of Catherine of Valois and Henry V of England in

Złoty Kodeks Pułtuski, XIth c.

Złoty Kodeks Pułtuski, XIth c.

.Living the History: 12th Century Fashion Victims.

At an Akashic Records session a few months ago, John Marshal arrived to comment on Brian FitzCount's shoes.

Christ Church MS 92 De Nobilitatibus, Sapientiis, et Prudentiis Regum

A place for Sabine du Bourbonnais to display her research, projects and other work with the SCA and associated medieval reenactment.

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St. Martin Church in Zillis Switzerland: He clearly has a keyhole neckline and a knee length garment with tight sleeves. Side lacing is not apparent.

S:t Martin Church in Zillis Switzerland, a keyhole neckline and a knee length garment with tight sleeves, side lacing is not apparent.

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