Wednesday, 16 October 2013

I'd like to be... An ichthyocentaur

Enlightening in the murk | The deepe & dark.. *Courtesy of the Smithsonian

his sea pig, which was compared to heretics that distorted truth and lived like swine, lived in the North Sea on Olaus Magnus’s 1539 Carta Marina, a lushly illustrated map that inspired many after it. Public Domain. Read more: http://blogs.smithsonianmag.com/artscience/2013/10/the-enchanting-sea-monsters-on-medieval-maps/#ixzz2hsxoijrC Follow us: @SmithsonianMag on Twitter

+ A wee bit like that, which is scattered on the Koffy table at the dentists - *But good browsing nevertheless - Ocean Portal