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Dragon

Dragon

Tang dynasty (618–907)

Dragon

Dragon

Tang dynasty (618–907)

Plaque in the Shape of a Dragon

Plaque in the Shape of a Dragon

Tang dynasty (618–907)

Ewer with Writhing Dragon

Ewer with Writhing Dragon

Liao dynasty (907–1125)

Dragon from BL Harley 2799, f. 208v

Dragon from BL Harley 2799, f. 208v

Detail of a zoomorphic initial 'S'(ymon) made up of a dragon. Image taken from f. 208v of Bible ('The Arnstein Bible') (Job to Revelation), including the Psalms in three versions in three columns, and diagrams,... more

Dragon
Dragon and elephant from BL Harley 4751, f. 58v

Dragon and elephant from BL Harley 4751, f. 58v

Detail of a miniature of a dragon attacking an elephant. Image taken from f. 58v of Bestiary, with extracts from Giraldus Cambrensis on Irish birds. Written in Latin.

Dragon

Dragon

In the style of Muqi (Chinese, ca. 1210–after 1269) Yuan dynasty (1271–1368)

Grotesque and a dragon from BL Royal 10 E IV, f. 176

Grotesque and a dragon from BL Royal 10 E IV, f. 176

Detail of a bas-de-page scene of a grotesque and a dragon. Image taken from f. 176 of Decretals of Gregory IX with glossa ordinaria (the 'Smithfield Decretals'). Written in Latin.

Lion and dragon from BL Royal 10 E IV, f. 80v

Lion and dragon from BL Royal 10 E IV, f. 80v

Detail of a bas-de-page scene of a lion and a dragon. Image taken from f. 80v of Decretals of Gregory IX with glossa ordinaria (the 'Smithfield Decretals'). Written in Latin.

Dragon attacking castle from BL Royal 10 E IV, f. 88v

Dragon attacking castle from BL Royal 10 E IV, f. 88v

Detail of a bas-de-page scene of a dragon attacking a castle. Image taken from f. 88v of Decretals of Gregory IX with glossa ordinaria (the 'Smithfield Decretals'). Written in Latin.

Knight slaying a dragon from BL Royal 10 E IV, f. 81

Knight slaying a dragon from BL Royal 10 E IV, f. 81

Detail of a bas-de-page scene of a knight slaying a dragon, while a lion waits nearby. Image taken from f. 81 of Decretals of Gregory IX with glossa ordinaria (the 'Smithfield Decretals'). Written in Latin.

Dragon from BL Add 26974, f. 61

Dragon from BL Add 26974, f. 61

Foliate scroll and a dragon next to the chapter title, at the chapter 10 on disgrace. Image taken from f. 61 of Sefer Maalot ha-Middot (The Book on Degrees of Virtue) by Jehiel ben Jekuthiel (ff. 1v-142v); port... more

Dragon from BL Add 26974, f. 82

Dragon from BL Add 26974, f. 82

Foliate scroll and a dragon next to the chapter title, at chapter 15 on good name. Image taken from f. 82 of Sefer Maalot ha-Middot (The Book on Degrees of Virtue) by Jehiel ben Jekuthiel (ff. 1v-142v); portion... more

Men battling with a dragon from BL Royal 19 B XV, f. 22v

Men battling with a dragon from BL Royal 19 B XV, f. 22v

Detail of a miniature of an angel above, and five men battling with a multi-headed dragon. Image taken from f. 22v of Apocalypse, with commentary (The 'Queen Mary Apocalypse'), with the prologue of Gilbert de l... more

Men battling with a dragon from BL Royal 19 B XV, f. 22v

Men battling with a dragon from BL Royal 19 B XV, f. 22v

Miniature of an angel above, and five men battling with a multi-headed dragon. Image taken from f. 22v of Apocalypse, with commentary (The 'Queen Mary Apocalypse'), with the prologue of Gilbert de la Porrée tra... more

Dragon and woman in bed from BL Royal 19 B XV, f. 21

Dragon and woman in bed from BL Royal 19 B XV, f. 21

Detail of a miniature of the dragon, the woman in bed, and her child being caught up to heaven. Image taken from f. 21 of Apocalypse, with commentary (The 'Queen Mary Apocalypse'), with the prologue of Gilbert ... more

Dragon and beast from BL Royal 19 B XV, ff. 22v-23

Dragon and beast from BL Royal 19 B XV, ff. 22v-23

Miniature of an angel above, and five men battling with a multi-headed dragon; miniature of the beast from the sea, and a multi-headed dragon. Image taken from ff. 22v-23 of Apocalypse, with commentary (The 'Qu... more

Angel with key and dragon from BL Royal 19 B XV, f. 38v

Angel with key and dragon from BL Royal 19 B XV, f. 38v

Detail of a miniature of the angel with key and dragon chained, and souls in the mouth of Hell. Image taken from f. 38v of Apocalypse, with commentary (The 'Queen Mary Apocalypse'), with the prologue of Gilbert... more

Beast and dragon from BL Royal 19 B XV, f. 23

Beast and dragon from BL Royal 19 B XV, f. 23

Detail of a miniature of the beast rising from the sea, and the dragon. Image taken from f. 23 of Apocalypse, with commentary (The 'Queen Mary Apocalypse'), with the prologue of Gilbert de la Porrée translated ... more

Dragon from BL Add 9405, f. 6

Dragon from BL Add 9405, f. 6

Pen drawn dragon next to the initial word of Ecclesiastes. Image taken from f. 6 of Biblical readings from a festival prayer book (~mahzor~): Song of Songs, Ruth, Ecclesiastes, Lamentations. Written in Hebrew.

Dragon from BL Add 9405, f. 3v

Dragon from BL Add 9405, f. 3v

Pen drawn dragon next to the initial word of the Book of Ruth. Image taken from f. 3v of Biblical readings from a festival prayer book (~mahzor~): Song of Songs, Ruth, Ecclesiastes, Lamentations. Written in Hebrew.

Margaret and dragon from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 309v

Margaret and dragon from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 309v

Detail of a bas-de-page scene of Margaret emerging from the body of a dragon, holding a cross in her hands. Image taken from f. 309v of Psalter ('The Queen Mary Psalter'). Written in Latin, with French image captions.

Dragon from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 186v

Dragon from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 186v

Detail of a bas-de-page scene of a man, with a sword and shild, fighting against a dragon. Image taken from f. 186v of Psalter ('The Queen Mary Psalter'). Written in Latin, with French image captions.

John, the false prophet, dragon and beast from BL Royal 15 D II, f. 174v

John, the false prophet, dragon and beast from BL Royal 15 D II, f. 17...

Detail of a miniature of John standing before the false prophet, the dragon, and the beast, with frogs emerging from their mouths representing their unclean spirits, in illustration of Revelation 16:13. Image t... more

Grotesque and dragon from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 169

Grotesque and dragon from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 169

Detail of a bas-de-page scene of a dragon and a grotesque with a small shield and axe fighting. Image taken from f. 169 of Psalter ('The Queen Mary Psalter'). Written in Latin, with French image captions.

Griffin and dragon from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 140

Griffin and dragon from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 140

Bas-de-page scene of a griffin biting the neck of a kneeling dragon. Image taken from f. 140 of Psalter ('The Queen Mary Psalter'). Written in Latin, with French image captions.

Dragon from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 187

Dragon from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 187

Bas-de-page scene of a man, with a sword and shield, being attacked by a dragon. Image taken from f. 187 of Psalter ('The Queen Mary Psalter'). Written in Latin, with French image captions.

Dragon from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 187

Dragon from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 187

Detail of a bas-de-page scene of a man, with a sword and shield, being attacked by a dragon. Image taken from f. 187 of Psalter ('The Queen Mary Psalter'). Written in Latin, with French image captions.

Man fighting a dragon from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 163

Man fighting a dragon from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 163

Bas-de-page scene of a man with a sword and small round shield fighting a dragon. Image taken from f. 163 of Psalter ('The Queen Mary Psalter'). Written in Latin, with French image captions.

John, the beast and the dragon from BL Royal 15 D II, f. 157v

John, the beast and the dragon from BL Royal 15 D II, f. 157v

Detail of a miniature of John witnessing the beast rising from the sea, with the dragon behind him, in illustration of Revelation 13: 1-2. Image taken from f. 157v of La lumiere as lais; Apocalypse (the 'Welles... more

Griffin and dragon from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 140

Griffin and dragon from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 140

Detail of a bas-de-page scene of a griffin biting the neck of a kneeling dragon Image taken from f. 140 of Psalter ('The Queen Mary Psalter'). Written in Latin, with French image captions.

The woman and dragon from BL Royal 15 D II, f. 153

The woman and dragon from BL Royal 15 D II, f. 153

Detail of a miniature of the woman in labour, lying in a bed, and a red dragon with seven heads and ten horns, in illustration of Revelation 12: 2-4. Image taken from f. 153 of La lumiere as lais; Apocalypse (t... more

Lion and dragon from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 148v

Lion and dragon from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 148v

Detail of a bas-de-page scene of a lion and dragon fighting. Image taken from f. 148v of Psalter ('The Queen Mary Psalter'). Written in Latin, with French image captions.

Dragon from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 186v

Dragon from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 186v

Bas-de-page scene of a man, with a sword and shild, fighting against a dragon. Image taken from f. 186v of Psalter ('The Queen Mary Psalter'). Written in Latin, with French image captions.

Man fighting a dragon from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 163

Man fighting a dragon from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 163

Detail of a bas-de-page scene of a man with a sword and small round shield fighting a dragon. Image taken from f. 163 of Psalter ('The Queen Mary Psalter'). Written in Latin, with French image captions.

The woman with wings, and the dragon from BL Royal 15 D II, f. 156

The woman with wings, and the dragon from BL Royal 15 D II, f. 156

Detail of a miniature of the woman with wings and the dragon with water issuing from his mouth, in illustration of Revelation 12: 13-17. Image taken from f. 156 of La lumiere as lais; Apocalypse (the 'Welles Ap... more

"Rustam Fights the Dragon (Rustam's Third Course)", Folio from a Shahnama (Book of Kings)

"Rustam Fights the Dragon (Rustam's Third Course)", Folio from a Shahn...

Abu'l Qasim Firdausi (935–1020) Made in Iran, probably Isfahan

Dragon from BL Royal 19 C IV, f. 74v

Dragon from BL Royal 19 C IV, f. 74v

Detail of a dragon from the top of the folio. Image taken from f. 74v of Le Songe du Vergier. Written in French.

Dragon and hybrid from BL Add 26968, f. 262v

Dragon and hybrid from BL Add 26968, f. 262v

Detail of an initial-word panel accompanied by a dragon and a hybrid, at the evening prayer for Yom Kippur. Image taken from f. 262v of Prayer book (~Forli Siddur~) for the entire year, Italian rite. Written in Hebrew.

Dragon and hybrid from BL Add 26968, f. 262v

Dragon and hybrid from BL Add 26968, f. 262v

Initial-word panel accompanied by a dragon and a hybrid, at the evening prayer for Yom Kippur. Image taken from f. 262v of Prayer book (~Forli Siddur~) for the entire year, Italian rite. Written in Hebrew.

Dragon and duck from BL Or 2736, f. 312v

Dragon and duck from BL Or 2736, f. 312v

Detail of paintings of dragon and a duck at the end of a passage in ~Pirqei Avot~. Image taken from f. 312v of Prayer book (~siddur~), Italian rite, with the books of Psalms, Proverbs, Job, Five Scrolls (~Hames... more

Dragon and duck from BL Or 2736, f. 312v

Dragon and duck from BL Or 2736, f. 312v

Paintings of dragon and a duck at the end of a passage in ~Pirqei Avot~. Image taken from f. 312v of Prayer book (~siddur~), Italian rite, with the books of Psalms, Proverbs, Job, Five Scrolls (~Hamesh megillot... more

St. George Slaying the Dragon

St. George Slaying the Dragon

Martin Schongauer (German, Colmar ca. 1435/50–1491 Breisach)

George and the dragon from BL Royal 2 A XVIII, ff. 5v-6

George and the dragon from BL Royal 2 A XVIII, ff. 5v-6

Miniature of St George and the dragon facing the text of a prayer to St George. Image taken from ff. 5v-6 of Added prayers to saints. Written in Latin.

Margaret and the dragon from BL Royal 2 A XVIII, f. 17v

Margaret and the dragon from BL Royal 2 A XVIII, f. 17v

Miniature of Margaret emerging from the back of a camel-like dragon. Image taken from f. 17v of Added prayers to saints. Written in Latin.

George and the dragon from BL Royal 2 A XVIII, f. 5v

George and the dragon from BL Royal 2 A XVIII, f. 5v

Detail of a miniature of George and the dragon. Image taken from f. 5v of Added prayers to saints. Written in Latin.

John, the woman, the dragon and the Beast from BL Royal 15 D III, f. 529

John, the woman, the dragon and the Beast from BL Royal 15 D III, f. 5...

Miniature of John and the woman clothed with the sun and the dragon; miniature of John and the Beast. Image taken from f. 529 of Bible historiale, the early version. Written in French.

Dragon Pine
St. George Slaying the Dragon

St. George Slaying the Dragon

Martin Schongauer (German, Colmar ca. 1435/50–1491 Breisach)

Dragon Hook
George and the dragon from BL Royal 2 A XVIII, f. 5v

George and the dragon from BL Royal 2 A XVIII, f. 5v

Miniature of George and the dragon, with a foliate border. Image taken from f. 5v of Added prayers to saints. Written in Latin.

Dragon from BL Eg 1150, f. 51

Dragon from BL Eg 1150, f. 51

Drawing of a dragon, with seven heads in its tail. In Joachim's thought, the seven heads correspond to Herod, Nero, Constantinus, Mohometh, Melsemothus, Saladin, the Antichrist, with Gog, the last Antichrist. ... more