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Jun 28, 2014 / 2,437 notes

faeryhearts:


Neither country proverb nor king’s command could keep me from the woods today… This place holds more magic for me than any palace in the world.

— Princess Lily, Legend [1985].

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Jun 28, 2014 / 530 notes

maidmargaery:

the kingmaker's daughter

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Jun 28, 2014 / 1,121 notes
deathandmysticism:

Tapestry, Detail of The Harlot Seated on the Beast, ca. 1377
Jun 28, 2014 / 524 notes

deathandmysticism:

Tapestry, Detail of The Harlot Seated on the Beast, ca. 1377

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Jun 27, 2014 / 456 notes

artofthedarkages:

A Viking penny with an image of Thor’s hammer with a “Hand of God” resting on top on the reverse, and a drawn bow and arrow (possibly a misrepresentation of a ship) on the front.

Cast out of silver.

Made in 920 at the mint of Regnald, the Viking king at York.

Currently held at the British Museum.

Jun 27, 2014 / 182 notes

artofthedarkages:

Three luxuriously decorated disc-on-bow brooches.

Cast out of bronze, with gilding and silver, garnet, cloisonné, and shell inlay.

Made in the 500s for an Anglo-Saxon aristocrat(s) in Gotland, Sweden.

Currently held at the British Museum.

jothelibrarian:

Pretty medieval manuscript of the day is another lovely illustration in grisaille, shades of grey, but highlighted with blues and gilding. Really lovely!
Image source: SCA 40. Creative Commons licensed by medievalfragments via Flickr.
Jun 27, 2014 / 1,514 notes

jothelibrarian:

Pretty medieval manuscript of the day is another lovely illustration in grisaille, shades of grey, but highlighted with blues and gilding. Really lovely!

Image source: SCA 40. Creative Commons licensed by medievalfragments via Flickr.

(via inexu)

Jun 27, 2014 / 1,753 notes

make me choose: joffersbaratheon asked Joffrey Baratheon or Ramsay Snow

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artofthedarkages:

Buckles, hinges, and fittings with openwork and incised designs of swirls, plants, and horsemen.
Forged out of leaded tin and bronze.
Made in the 8th-9th century for an Avar nobleman in Austria.
Currently located at the British Museum.
Jun 27, 2014 / 128 notes

artofthedarkages:

Buckles, hinges, and fittings with openwork and incised designs of swirls, plants, and horsemen.

Forged out of leaded tin and bronze.

Made in the 8th-9th century for an Avar nobleman in Austria.

Currently located at the British Museum.

(via kukashkin)

aleyma:

Padlock locket, made in England, 1400-64. The inscription reads: “de tout mon cuer” (with all my heart) (source).
Jun 27, 2014 / 409 notes

aleyma:

Padlock locket, made in England, 1400-64. The inscription reads: “de tout mon cuer” (with all my heart) (source).

(via lilliburlero)