Tag: hell

The Jaws of Hell

This image supports the original Hell Mouth image because it has the similar beast pushing creatures into the mouth/ jaws of hell. This image is from Bourges Cathedral,…

Supporting Image for Hellmouth

This supporting image is unique because it shows 2 beasts mouths together creating an entrance into the depths of Hell. The mouths of Hell are packed full of…

Mouth Of Hell

This 13th century illustration found in a manuscript by MS Tanner 184 is of Satan pushing creatures into the mouth of hell. The Mouth of Hell is a…

The Whore of Babylon

This image is of The Whore of Babylon as illustrated in Hortus deliciarum by Herrad of Landsberg, 1180 CE. The Whore of Babylon is a Christian figure of…

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,…

“Tapestry of the Apocalypse” in Angers, FR. – supporting image for “the Beast of the Sea”

The Apocalypse Tapestry is a huge medieval set of tapestries made in France from 1377-1382. It shows the story of the Apocalypse from the Book of Revelation by…

Ladder of Souls – supporting image for ‘Ladder of Virtues’

This is a mural at the Chaldon Church, dating to the 1200’s. It is done a bit later than the Ladder of Virtues done in 1167, but depicts…

The Whore of Babylon Notes

There are angels prodding the queen into the depths of Hell. The queen’s expression doesn’t match her situation. In the flames there is a horse, goat, lion creature…

The Mouth of Hell

This is a page from the medieval manuscript Tanner 184. The image is depicting the head of a dragon upsidedown with a demon off to the side shoving…

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…

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