waþema

waþema, m.n: moving water, wave, flood.

knaw_06_1

Image from Koninklijke Bibliotheek: Jacob van Maerlant. Spiegel historiael. West Vlaanderen ca. 1350. Signature KA 20. The dove returns to the Noah’s Ark with and olive branch, fol. 5r b.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s