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Medieval Life - Merchant Ships

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This illumination, from Bartholomaeus Anglicus (Bartholomew the Englishman) - On the Properties of Things - illustrates the medieval concept of Hydrography (the workings of seas, rivers, and springs).   The work is maintained at the Bibliotheque Nationale de France.


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Image online, courtesy Bibliotheque Nationale de France, from Bartholomaeus Anglicus (Bartholomew the Englishman), On the Properties of Things

(BNF, FR 136)
fol. 26
Le Mans (France), 15th Century

 

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