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rabbit riding a snail - apparently rabbits and snails were a thing in medieval literature

rabbit riding a snail - apparently rabbits and snails were a thing in medieval literature

Goat in blue cape talking to attentive chickens and goose. Medieval illustration.

Goat in blue cape talking to attentive chickens and goose. Medieval illustration.

Gorleston Psalter, England 14th century (British Library, Add 49622, fol. 209r). Discarding images

Gorleston Psalter, England 14th century (British Library, Add 49622, fol. 209r). Discarding images

donkey warrior vs. killer snail Pontifical of Guillaume Durand, Avignon, before 1390 Paris, Bibliothèque Sainte-Geneviève, ms. 143, fol. 179v

donkey warrior vs. killer snail Pontifical of Guillaume Durand, Avignon, before 1390 Paris, Bibliothèque Sainte-Geneviève, ms. 143, fol. 179v

Credit: The Britsh Library A detail from the Smithfield Decretals, southern France (probably Toulouse), with marginal scenes added in Englan...

Knight v snail - in pictures

Credit: The Britsh Library A detail from the Smithfield Decretals, southern France (probably Toulouse), with marginal scenes added in Englan...

A lady with a pet squirrel, f. 33r; Luttrell Psalter, Add MS 42130, produced in Lincolnshire, England c. 1320-1340  See more at: http://britishlibrary.typepad.co.uk/digitisedmanuscripts/2013/11/marginali-yeah-take-2-the-incomparable-luttrell-psalter.html#sthash.qEKKaFYv.dpuf

A lady with a pet squirrel, f. 33r; Luttrell Psalter, Add MS 42130, produced in Lincolnshire, England c. 1320-1340 See more at: http://britishlibrary.typepad.co.uk/digitisedmanuscripts/2013/11/marginali-yeah-take-2-the-incomparable-luttrell-psalter.html#sthash.qEKKaFYv.dpuf

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