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Bibliothèque nationale de France, Latin 10834, f. 8r (Pope Gregory XII). Vaticinia de summis pontificibus. Cologne, 1st quarter of the 15th century.

Bibliothèque nationale de France, Latin f. Cologne, quarter of the century.

end of 13th century France.   Lausanne, Bibliothèque Cantonale et Universitaire

Jerome's Vulgate version of the Bible in Latin, known as the Biblia Porta Lausanne. Ornamental initial with a Goat on parchment.

Rainbow coloured beasts from 15th century Book of Hours | The Public Domain Review...this would make for a great familiar

Yale, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library. Beinecke MS Hours, Use of Rome. End of the century (Flanders).

Image from: Clavis Artis, Ms-2-27, Trieste, Biblioteca Hortis, vol. 2, p. 63.

STAR GATES: Zoroaster- What is that object coming from the sky? Towards the energy of the light or fire house? Images from the century manuscript on alchemy Clavis Artis, attributed to Zoroaster.

"О слоне. ...Спит же слон стоя около дерева. А если упадет, то вопит, и приходит большой слон, но не может поднять его; и затем приходят другие двенадцать. Но и они поднять не могут. И тогда завопят все двенадцать слонов. И приходит маленький слон, и подставляет хобот свой, и поднимает его..." (Книга "Физиолог". VI в. - ?).

A mother elephant standing in water in water shields her new-born child from a dragon.

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Bibliothèque nationale de France, Latin two initials from f. France, Such a quirky illumination with the woman and odd animals.