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Ottoman dental book showing molars infected with toothworms. As early as Babylonian times and lasting well into the 18 century, it was thought that a toothache was caused by worms. The theory was disproved by Jacob Christian Schaffer in Tooth worms?

Palermo e dintorni ma anche...: (MONUMENTI: Palazzina cinese)

Palermo e dintorni ma anche.

Grotesques, fresco detail, c. 1556-58. Palazzo Vecchio, Florence

Grotesques, fresco detail, c.

Pluto and Proserpina, Français 143, fol. 136v, from Échecs Amoureux by Évrard de Conty (painter Robinet Testard), ca. 1496-98 -- Proserpina wears a v-neck gown with wide sleeves and black collar.

Hades and Persephone seated in the underworld on a throne in the form of an eagle's head with Cerebus before them. Love the mix of medieval fashion/artistic techniques with classical themes.

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Alchemy: Woodcut from Theosophical view for by Leonhardt Thurneysser zum Thurn, An Alchemy artwork.

AKG-imágenes -Glimpse of Sala Baglione or Hall of the Grotesque, with frescoes by Cesare Baglione (1525–1590) and a 16th–17th century chest, Rocca Meli-Lupi of Soragna, near Parma, Emilia-Romagna.

AKG-imágenes -Glimpse of Sala Baglione or Hall of the Grotesque, with frescoes by Cesare Baglione and a century chest, Rocca Meli-Lupi of Soragna, near Parma, Emilia-Romagna.

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