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This hell illustration the `Last Judgement` from Fra Angelico looks pretty similar to the one of Herrad von Landsberg.

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The picture shows another peace of the Hortus Deliciarium, the Wheel of Fortune.

Hell illustration in the `Hortus Deliciarum`

The Hortus Deliciarum is a medieval manuscript originally written and illustrated by the abbess Herrad von Landsberg in the Hohenburg Abbey in Alsace. It was destroyed in 1870,…

Hell illustration

The picture depicts a kind of a narrative.The flowing lines are dividing the picture into four sections. These sections could show a kind of hierachy. All the potential…

Harpy from the Der Naturen Bloeme

This piece is a Medieval representation of a harpy. A harpy is a combination of a woman’s head and a bird’s body. The image is taken from an…

Bird-man hybrid

This piece is a depiction of a bird-man hybrid. This creature has the head of a man and the body of a bird. It looks as though it…

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This statue depicts Pan teaching Daphnis how to play the Pan flute. Pan was once chasing the nymph Syrinx, who flew to the river Ladon and transformed herself…

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The hybrid god Pan is known as an erotic god. He was chasing and seducing nymphs, shepherd boys and goats. As you can see in the picture, the…

Birth of Venus Mosaic

In this mosaic, the head of the central character is missing. However, one is still able to see the shell, seafoam, and very womanly body. This brought us…

Griffin Mosaic

This work is a Roman mosaic which is made up of small cubes of glass, coloured lime, or terracotta. This piece was originally created in the 6th century…

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This painting “The birth of Venus” also shows the birth of Aphrodite out of a shell (Venus is the Roman name for Aphrodite). It´s one of the most…

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This picture shows a view into the Zeugma Mosaic Museum in Gaziantep, Turkey, where the mosaic of Aphrodite´s birth can be found.

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