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" Mermaid and Merman Looking to the Heavens "  …  From the “Ars Moriendi” (The Art of Dying) … Circa 1450

(Source: bibliodyssey.blogspot.com)

" Battle of Zonchio — August 1499 "  …  Ottoman Navy defeats Venetian Navy …. Woodcut print by an unknown Venetian artist. ….  More Info:

    http://www.conwaypublishing.com/?p=1761

(Source: Wikipedia)

adventures-of-the-blackgang:

“Now we have completed this [galley] of ours in everything, in rigging and in sails and in anchors. And here below I shall show it to you proceeding under sail,” wrote Michael of Rhodes above this image.

The fifteenth-century mariner’s recently translated manuscript has proven to be a treasure for scholars…

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(Reblogged from adventures-of-the-blackgang)
demonagerie:

Besançon - BM - ms. 0069, detail of p. 458. Breviary, use of Besançon. Rouen, before 1498.

demonagerie:

Besançon - BM - ms. 0069, detail of p. 458. Breviary, use of Besançon. Rouen, before 1498.

(Reblogged from demonagerie)