October 29th, 2019

Hawaii Five 0::Steve & Mary::hug

Word of the Day 10/29/19 Historiated

Historiated (adjective)
historiated [ hi-stawr-ee-ey-tid, -stohr- ]


adjective
1. (especially of initial letters on an illuminated manuscript) decorated with animals, flowers, or other designs that have a narrative or symbolic purpose.

Origin: Medieval Latin historiatus (past participle of historiare to tell a story in pictures, from Late Latin, to relate, from Latin historia narrative, history) + English -ed

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR HISTORIATED
It should be said, however, that his “historiated” or pictorial capitals are apparently original and mostly good.
FINE BOOKS|ALFRED W. POLLARD

These initials (when not historiated with little miniatures) were painted in colour upon a ground usually of gold.
PALAEOGRAPHY|BERNARD QUARITCH

Now YOU come up with a sentence (or fic? or graphic?) that best illustrates the word.
1mw Feather misc

Numbers Challenge

The rules are:


1. Each post is either a hundred words or more/ or you can make a graphic/art

2. However the number influences you, go with the flow! I don’t care how you use or abuse the number! (I’ll give some suggestions/ideas/other languages to help you along if you get stuck!)

3. Post anywhere – tumblr, amazon.com, your journal, AO3, the dreaded ff.net, your bedroom wall, etc.

4. There is NO time limit.





And the number shall be ...398!

Go forth and create!