Wednesday, November 1, 2017

November 1, Medieval Style





The first page of November’s calendar is a riot of colour and decoration. Crowning the page is a lizard-bird hybrid creature, with a green head, lurid red lips, red feet and a long, feathered tail. 

More about the Book of St. Omer here: http://blogs.bl.uk/digitisedmanuscripts/2017/01/a-calendar-for-january-2017.html

http://blogs.bl.uk/digitisedmanuscripts/2017/11/a-calendar-page-for-november-2017.html

1 comment:

Carla Ives said...

That's some wild illumination! Love that creature, whatever he/she is.