cræft-wyrc, n.n: workmanship. (KRAFT-WUERK / ˈkræft-ˌwyrk)

Today’s Wordhord Wednesday post is about the eall-isig star. Read it on Patreon.

Building the Tower of Babel, a good example of the medieval building process. Note the pulley system, driven by a man inside a wooden wheel that functions much like a treadmill. From the Morgan Picture Bible (a.k.a. the Crusader Bible, the Maciejowski Bible and the Shah ‘Abbas Bible). France (Paris), 1240s. New York, The Morgan Library and Museum, MS M.638. []

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