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If falconry is the human sport of hunting using trained birds of…

If falconry is the human sport of hunting using trained birds of prey, what’s it called when Medieval rabbits go hunting using snails? Snailery? 

This awesome illustration from the Pontifical of Guillaume Durand is another exampled of a drollery (previously featured here). 

Visit the blog of Jon Kaneko-James to learn more about drolleries.

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Pontifical of Guillaume Durand, Avignon, before 1390.

Paris, Bibliothèque Sainte-Geneviève, ms. 143, fol. 165r

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