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.

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?

PHOTO: britishlibrary.typepad.co.uk

PHOTO: britishlibrary.typepad.co.uk

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.