Why Are These Knights Battling Snails?

On August 28, 2015, I published the following post at Quirk Books.

Quirky Books in History: Why Are These Knights Battling Snails?

191i6h6497x81jpgMedieval manuscripts are known for their beautiful illumination, aka the imaginative and colorful illustration inside letters or in the margin. But have you ever taken a closer look at what these illustrations actually depict? There can be some bizarre-looking stuff happening in these pages. This ain’t your typical Renaissance Fair fair.

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