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By Anna Zilboorg

“Nowhere else will you spot this many Turkish socks of their nice mad shades. the mix of transparent geometric styles with riotous colour offerings is wonderful....The colour photos are great...the charts are giant, transparent, and good.”—Knitter’s journal. “Full of beautiful colour photos....The pages of heritage and cultural effect are the main interesting a part of the book....The styles are a challenge—distinctive, and totally beautiful.”—Small Press.

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Saint Antony, helpless on the floor, is shown in predictably futile attempts to defend himself with AESTHETIC SYMBIOSIS AND SPIRITUAL QUEST 25 physical force against these hybrid figures of hell, which include a grotesque being with gigantic, wide-open jaws and yellow bat-like wings that has sunk the claws of its heavy paw into the saint's arm, an animal with the head of a bird that has lifted a pole to strike him, a beast with antlers and wolf teeth that threatens with a club from the center of the panel, and a whole host of blearyeyed, cat-headed, frog-like creatures threatening the fallen hermit with flickering eyes.

7 The bright angel of God, significantly, fights them off with a sword that is turned around; in this way, the weapon not only does not hurt, but actually takes on the form of a cross. " His body is rotting and festering with gruesome sores and lacerations. Clearly, only faith can heal such an affliction; it is probably in this hope that he grasps the leather cover of a holy book in his leprous right hand. As Andree Hayum argues, the composition of this panel is reminiscent not only of earlier depictions of the Temptation of Saint Antony, but also of those books of conduct for the dying Christian that appeared from the middle of the fifteenth century onward, the Ars Moriendi.

This color, as is well known, designates bishops in particular, or, more generally, any representative of the high clergy. In folk wisdom, yellow is the color of ENVY. The bat's wing and the toad's snout also correspond to the attributes Baldung Grien gave this vice in his woodcut. Lanckoronska infers that, in the context of a pope and a bishop, two other near-by beasts who match the former two in size must then supplement the group by representing two aspects of the lower clergy. The bird-like monster that has lifted both arms to wield a double-ended pole bears some resemblance to a sparrow.

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