800-Year-Old Doodles

800-Year-Old Doodles

Ever find yourself doodling during class? Well you are not alone.
Left doodle: Medieval smiley face. Conches, Bibliothèque municipale, MS 7 (main text 13th century, doodle 14th or 15th century). Right doodleDoodle by bored medieval school boy. A 15th-century doodle in the lower margin of a manuscript containing Juvenal?s Satires, a popular classical text used to teach young children about morals. Photo: Carpentras, Bibliothèque municipale, MS 368
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