Two kingfishers looking at the fish in the water. Bottom margin illustration. British Library, Royal MS 13 B. viii, Folio 11r
Fast Bull | Japanese | Kamakura Period | 13th century | TNM (Tokyo Nat'l Museum)
It’s not a goat with explosive diarrhea. Rather, it’s a Bonnacon, a beasty featured in medieval bestiaries that was able to fire its own excrement at its attackers, the dung burning anything it touches. Flaming projectile shit is sixteen shades more awesome than diarrhea.
Ram playing bagpipes: always a solemn and noble sight. Manuscript description http://ift.tt/2f04yHk