for-līðednes

for-līðednes, f.n: shipwreck.

shipwreck

Image from the University of Glasgow Special Collections blog: Paris, Sp Coll, MS Hunter 371-372 (1467). ‘A de-luxe illuminated manuscript copy of the De Casibus Virorum Illustrium by Boccaccio. It is a compilation of moral stories about the tragic ends of famous men and women. This is a copy of a version rendered into French by Laurence de Premierfait in the 15th century.’ The above image is a miniature of Seleucus being shipwrecked.

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