Tagged "12th century" | Illumanu.British Library, Sloane 1975, detail of f. 17v (“Illuminated miniature of the goddess Diana giving herbs to Chiron the centaur, who named them after her: Artemisia Monoglossos, Artemisia Tagantes, and Artemisia Leptasillos”). Medical and herbal collection, including Pseudo-Apuleius, Herbarius; Pseudo-Dioscorides, De herbis femininis
A page from the 12th-century York Psalter produced in the north of England c.1170 with angular, stylized but vigorous English Romanesque designs. Above, Christ appears with angels to summon his mother into heaven. As Mary is wide-eyed and still alive, Christ does not as yet (as in conventional depictions of this scene) hold her soul in his arms in the form of a small child.