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A nude bishop chastises a pooping cleric in the Gorleston Psalter, c. 1310-1324. (British Library Royal MS 49622, f. 82r.) Medieval Artwork, Medieval Books, Medieval Manuscript, Ancient Books, Medieval Drawings, Ancient Drawings, Illustrated Manuscript, Religious Text, Devotional Books
Naughty Nuns, Flatulent Monks, and Other Surprises of Sacred Medieval Manuscripts
A nude bishop chastises a pooping cleric in the Gorleston Psalter, c. 1310-1324. (British Library Royal MS 49622, f. 82r.)
Add_ms_49622_f104r_detail. Gorleston Psalter. Hybrid creatures behaving badly. One wears the cowl of a monk. To modern eyes such images are shocking in a devotional work, but in medieval manuscripts marginalia are often scatological. They can be understood as reminders of what sin looked like, or commentaries on social and religious conventions. Funny Medieval, Illuminated Manuscript, Medieval Paintings, Westerns
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Add_ms_49622_f104r_detail. Gorleston Psalter. Hybrid creatures behaving badly. One wears the cowl of a monk. To modern eyes such images are shocking in a devotional work, but in medieval manuscripts marginalia are often scatological. They can be understood as reminders of what sin looked like, or commentaries on social and religious conventions.
Codex Justinianus (Bologna, 3rd quarter of the 13th century) Here’s something to wake you up. Or put you to sleep. Medieval World, Medieval Times, Medieval History, Alphabet Writing, Script Writing
Medium Aevum - Codex Justinianus (Bologna, 3rd quarter of the...
Codex Justinianus (Bologna, 3rd quarter of the 13th century) Here’s something to wake you up. Or put you to sleep.
Medieval drawing of a stork with a human backside and a beardy fellow emerging from it. Medieval Art, Filthy Jokes, Ancient Words, Bayeux Tapestry, Doodles, Scribble
8 Filthy Jokes Hidden in Ancient Works of Art
Medieval drawing of a stork with a human backside and a beardy fellow emerging from it.
"Silence, my minions!" Medieval Life, St Olaf, Special Relativity, Interdisciplinary Studies
8 Filthy Jokes Hidden in Ancient Works of Art
"Silence, my minions!"
"Add_ms_49622_f146r_detail. Gorleston Psalter. A hybrid creature in a monk's cowl saws through a pile of manuscripy books. A subversive image in the marginalia." Litany Of The Saints, Pile Of Books, Imagines
Medieval manuscripts blog
"Add_ms_49622_f146r_detail. Gorleston Psalter. A hybrid creature in a monk's cowl saws through a pile of manuscripy books. A subversive image in the marginalia."
Nun v. Monk (@BeineckeLibrary, MS 229, 13th c.) Medieval Horse, Medieval Woman, Early Middle Ages
Nun v. Monk (@BeineckeLibrary, MS 229, 13th c.)
Monk and nun in the stocks. Dissolution Of The Monasteries, High Middle Ages, Early Modern Period, Gothic Art, Tudor, Nuns, Supper
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Monk and nun in the stocks.
Diane Moran
Diane Moran
Grotesque reader. Pic: London, British Library, Harley MS 2900 (France, 15th century). From Erik Kwakkel's blog. Renaissance Art, Animal Gato, Scary Monsters
Erik Kwakkel
Grotesque reader. Pic: London, British Library, Harley MS 2900 (France, 15th century). From Erik Kwakkel's blog.
Weird Medieval Marginalia Part III peashooter85: Because sometimes Medieval monks got bored… Illuminated Letters, Renaissance
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Weird Medieval Marginalia Part III peashooter85: Because sometimes Medieval monks got bored…
Weird Medieval Marginalia Part III peashooter85: Because sometimes Medieval monks got bored…
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A man voiding his bowels | Community Post: 20 Bizarre Examples Of Medieval Marginalia Bayeaux Tapestry, Bizarre, Verdun, Book Of Hours
20 Bizarre Examples Of Medieval Marginalia
A man voiding his bowels | Community Post: 20 Bizarre Examples Of Medieval Marginalia
Decameron: Tale 72. The priest of Varlungo lies with Monna Belcolore: he leaves with her his cloak by way of pledge, and receives from her a mortar. He returns the mortar, and demands of her the cloak that he had left in pledge, which the good lady returns him with a gibe. Medieval Romance, Medieval Bedroom, The Decameron, Late Middle Ages
Decameron: Tale 72. The priest of Varlungo lies with Monna Belcolore: he leaves with her his cloak by way of pledge, and receives from her a mortar. He returns the mortar, and demands of her the cloak that he had left in pledge, which the good lady returns him with a gibe.
Weird Medieval Marginalia Part III peashooter85: Because sometimes Medieval monks got bored… Medieval Period, Illustrated Words, Medieval Costume, Moyen Age
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Medieval Underwear, Medieval Clothing
C.M. Meyer
C.M. Meyer