The Middle Ages Was a Bizarre Time in Art History

Knights, castles, maidens, the plague…the middle ages was a confusing time to be alive. Art is usually a reflection of the times, and art from the European Dark Ages is no different. These art pieces prove that it was a weird time to be alive for everyone.

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PHOTO: ancientartfails.tumblr.com

That awkward moment when your baby looks like baguette. I’m sure it happened all the time.

Because when was the last time you got pooped on by a demon goat?

Is this a lion? Is it a demon? What kind of tree is that? Nobody knows.

PHOTO: pinterest

PHOTO: pinterest

Because snail jousting was a very popular sport at the time, of course. If you could snail-joust, why wouldn’t you?

PHOTO: buzzfeed

PHOTO: buzzfeed

Ain’t no party like a medieval party, I always say.