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#medievaltwitter is global Detail of a miniature of a God creating the world with compasses.
#medievaltwitter is diverse Drawings of seventeen monstrous races, including from left to right, on the top row, a Dog head, or Cynocephali; a Round-eye, or Cyclops; two Blemmyae, with faces on their chests or shoulders, the latter sometimes called Epiphagi; and a noseless man. In the second row is a Amyctyrae, whose lower lip is so large that it can shade itself from the sun; a Panotae (all ears), then a straw drinker, without a proper mouth;
#medievaltwitter pushes back medieval miniature: St Juliana fighting the devil
#medievaltwitter is caring medieval miniature: St. Ursula of Cologne protecting the eleven thousand virgins with her cloak
#medievaltwitter is extra medieval miniature: blemmyae
#medievaltwitter has had it with the bullshit medieval miniature: woman side-eying
#medievaltwitter sticks out its neck medieval manuscript: giraffe
#medievaltwitter is playful
#medievaltwitter is occasionally smutty marginal doodle of a penis
#medievaltwitter turns twitter upside down
#medievaltwitter knows how to party medieval miniature: naked dancers
#medievaltwitter isn’t taken in by bothsideism marginal decoration: lion eats a bunny
PT: I mean, look at it, that bunny is obviously evil.
#medievaltwitter can be rough around the edges
#medievaltwitter is the Resistance drawing in margin of medieval manuscript: warrior on back of animalLuke Skywalker on back of animal
#medievaltwitter calls a spade a spade medieval miniature: Cain slays Abel with a spade
#medievaltwitter tells you when the shoe fits medieval miniature: monk fitting a shoe
medievalists of color rule #medievaltwitter medieval miniature: queen of Sheba
#medievaltwitter is in the middle
#medievaltwitter is Babel medieval miniature: tower of Babel
#medievaltwitter cygnal boosts online activism medieval miniature: swan pulls a boat with an armed man
#medievaltwitter knows how to throw stones medieval decoration: slingshot
#medievaltwitter is historically accurate detail from medieval miniature: King Solomon kisses the Queen of Sheba
#medievaltwitter is a feminist space medieval miniature: women talking about books
#medievaltwitter is intersectional medieval diagram: intersecting circles
#medievaltwitter haz donut detail from medieval manuscript: decorated border, with image of a woman and a treasure chest (gold coins looking like donuts)
#medievaltwitter loves snowflakes page from medieval manuscript: calendar, with illustration of winter
#medievaltwitter strives for social justice title page of early Robin Hood print
#medievaltwitter celebrates Pride Detail of a miniature of a woman standing upon the moon, with a crown of twelve stars, standing before a rainbow issuing from a building, in illustration of Revelation 12: 1.
#medievaltwitter sometimes goes a little bit overboard in its commentary very densely annotated page of a medieval manuscript
#medievaltwitter is mindful about accessibility detail from medieval manuscript: decorated border, with illustration of a knight on crutches
#medievaltwitter uses singular "they" detail from medieval manuscript: two lines from the Canterbury Tales, including
#medievaltwitter subtweets detail from medieval manuscript: decorated lower border with bird
#medievaltwitter blocks all the racists all the time Detail of an outline drawing of an angel locking the damned in Hell.
#medievaltwitter is always eager to point you at interesting things to read detail from medieval manuscript: manicule, with dog face, talking to a bunny
hi! we are #medievaltwitter detail from medieval manuscript: happy face

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