HELL: SEVEN DEADLY SINS. The Gluttonous are forcefed on toads, rats, and snakes
HELL: SEVEN DEADLY SINS.
The Gluttonous are forcefed on toads, rats, and snakes as infernal punishment for one of the Seven Deadly Sins. Woodcut from 'Le grant kalendrier et compost des Bergiers,' Troyes, France, 1496.
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FIRST WATER-CLOSET, 1596. The first water-closet, invented by Sir John Harington (1561-1612)
FIRST WATER-CLOSET, 1596.
The first water-closet, invented by Sir John Harington (1561-1612). Colored woodcut from Harington's 'Metamorphosis of Ajax,' 1596, the publication which, along with other satires, led to his banishment from the court of his godmother, Queen Elizabeth I.
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SCRIPTURAE THESAURUS, 1510. Angels defending the Citadel of Heaven against the
SCRIPTURAE THESAURUS, 1510.
Angels defending the Citadel of Heaven against the hordes of the Devil. Woodcut from Celifodina's 'Scripturae Thesaurus,' Leipzig, Germany, 1510.
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