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Easter: the Three Marys at the Tomb
12 April 2020   |    Holy Stories

It is finally Easter! We celebrate the occasion with this delightful illumination depicting the meeting between the Three Marys, the followers of Jesus who had gone visit the by then empty tomb, and the Angel…

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Flowers of Peace
20 March 2020   |    Floral Friday

Capital "I", illumination from the manuscript "Epistolarium et Evangeliarium ad usum capellae regiae Versaliensis", ms. Latin 8896, f. 33r, 1767-1776, Département des manuscrits, Bibliothèque nationale de France, Paris.

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DANCE DANCE DANCE: the Dancing Mania and other kinds of mass hysteria
29 February 2020   |    Devilries

Fear? Paranoia? Symptoms that seem inexplicable and infections "at first sight"? Nothing new! In the middle of these days' psychosis, Folia Magazine proposes an in-depth analysis of some cases of phantom "illnesses" that occurred during…

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Owlet
10 January 2020   |    Floral Friday

Illumination from a Book of Hours, use of Rome, ms. Lewis E 103, f. 7v, 1510, Free Library of Philadelphia.

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Nativity
23 December 2019   |    Spotlight on

With this delicate Nativity, Folia Magazine wishes you a merry Christmas (if you celebrate it), happy holidays and, even more importantly, a great start for the upcoming new year! See you in 2020! "Nativity", illumination…

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Chimera tournament
22 November 2019   |    Floral Friday

Illumination from the manuscript "Lucius Annaeus Seneca, Epistulae ad Lucilium", ms. Latin 8551, f. 63v, 1503, Département des Manuscrits, Bibliothèque nationale de France, Paris.

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Danse Macabre
31 October 2019   |    So weird!

Halloween is finally here! To celebrate this occasion, Folia Magazine offers you a collection of illuminations from a bizarre French manuscript titled "Danse Macabre" and containing the text from La danse macabre - a mural painted…

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Autumn
23 September 2019   |    Folia

Da oggi (precisamente alle 8.50 italiane!), con l'ingresso del Sole nella costellazione della Bilancia, l'Emisfero Settentrionale ha finalmente salutato l'estate e dato il benvenuto all'autunno! Per le popolazioni europee del Medioevo, il cambio di stagione…

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