Rabbit blowing a horn. Among the marginal creatures populating medieval manuscripts musical animals are fairly common.

Rabbit blowing a horn. Among the marginal creatures populating medieval manuscripts musical animals are fairly common.

This is beyond bizarre - from the Luttrell Psalter, anonymous medieval manuscript known for its scenes of daily life and otherworldly beings.

This is beyond bizarre - from the Luttrell Psalter, anonymous medieval manuscript known for its scenes of daily life and otherworldly beings.

From the Medieval #Manuscripts blog post 'Medieval Maps of the Holy Land'. Image: The Acre map of Matthew Paris

From the Medieval #Manuscripts blog post 'Medieval Maps of the Holy Land'. Image: The Acre map of Matthew Paris

Prayer roll, MS G.39 fol. 11r - Images from Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts - The Morgan Library & Museum

Prayer roll, MS G.39 fol. 11r - Images from Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts - The Morgan Library & Museum

Unknown maker, France The Metz Pontifical, 1302 - 1316, folio 7r, A hare with a sling approaches a knight in chainmail, an absurd parallel to the story of David and Goliath.

Unknown maker, France The Metz Pontifical, 1302 - 1316, folio 7r, A hare with a sling approaches a knight in chainmail, an absurd parallel to the story of David and Goliath.

Dancing, Harley 4425, Guillaume de Lorris and Jean de Meun, Roman de la Rose Netherlands, S. (Bruges); c. 1490-c. 1500

Dancing, Harley 4425, Guillaume de Lorris and Jean de Meun, Roman de la Rose Netherlands, S. (Bruges); c. 1490-c. 1500

Detail from The Luttrell Psalter, British Library Add MS 42130 (medieval manuscript,1325-1340), f171v

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Detail from The Luttrell Psalter, British Library Add MS 42130 (medieval manuscript,1325-1340), f171v

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