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Laura Gibbs

Week 11 Myth-Folklore Curation

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Here is my new post for Myth-Folklore

From an Italian friend at Google+ I learned about Camille Renversade, whose blog you can see here: Mon Cabinet de Curiosités. Amazing! I learned that he is the author of Créatures fantastiques. Here is a page from that book:

 

From the British Library comes this marvelous illustration from the adventures of Bahram Gur. You can read more about Nizami's Bahram Guru here.

Here's a detail of that dragon:

 

And from the Google Art Project, here's an exhibit on Heaven, Hell, and Dying Well in the Middle Ages:

That's where i found this gorgeous Harrowing of Hell from around the year 1200 (at the Getty):