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Ghosts! There are nigh a thousand million walking the earth openly at noontide; some half-hundred have vanished from it, some half-hundred have arisen in it, ere thy watch ticks once.
British Library, Harley 4431, f. 108v (‘Detail of a miniature of Hercules slaying Cerberus, and Theseus and Pirithous battling demons’). Christine de Pizan, Collected works (‘The Book of the Queen’), c. 1410-1414. This image is from L’Épître Othéa.
"The manuscript, known as ‘The Book of the Queen’, includes Works by Christine de Pizan, assembled for Isabel (Isabeau) of Bavaria, queen consort of Charles VI of France, and produced under the author’s supervision. Possibly some passages are in the hand of Christine de Pizan herself."