Pantagruelion
J.J. Grandville, Un Autre Monde, 1844.

J.J. Grandville, Un Autre Monde, 1844.

"I think that Geiler had Sebastian Brant’s 1494 Ship of Fools in mind when the great Hans Burgkmair (the “H.B” who signed this work of art) produced this seafaring image for him.  Also Geiler’s publication date of 1511 is shared with Erasmus’ fantastically influential (and leading-to-the-Protestant-Reformation) book The Praise of Folly.”

"I think that Geiler had Sebastian Brant’s 1494 Ship of Fools in mind when the great Hans Burgkmair (the “H.B” who signed this work of art) produced this seafaring image for him. Also Geiler’s publication date of 1511 is shared with Erasmus’ fantastically influential (and leading-to-the-Protestant-Reformation) book The Praise of Folly.”

It’s on the tip of my tongue — Marijuana — that’s what it is!

It’s on the tip of my tongue — Marijuana — that’s what it is!

Explorateurs du ciel. “Par ses enfans (peut estre) sera inventée herbe de semblable energie: moyenant laquelle pourront les humains visiter les sources des gresles, les bondes des pluyes, & l’officine des fouldres.”

Explorateurs du ciel. “Par ses enfans (peut estre) sera inventée herbe de semblable energie: moyenant laquelle pourront les humains visiter les sources des gresles, les bondes des pluyes, & l’officine des fouldres.”