Aficionado’s of online medieval manuscripts—whoever you are—may be intrigued to know about a 14th-century image of Yoda, wide-spread ears and all, NPR reports.
(That’s right kids, Yoda lived for over 900 years, so this was a drawing of him when he was middle-aged!)
But is it really him? “I’d love to say that it really was Yoda, or was drawn by a medieval time traveler,” says curator Julian Harrison, who runs the British Library’s Medieval Manuscripts blog.
“It’s actually an illustration to the biblical story of Samson—the artist clearly had a vivid imagination!”
It’s from a religious volume written in France in the early 1300s called “The Decretals of Gregory IX with gloss of Bernard of Parma” (so it would fit Yoda’s 900-year lifespan, if he had lived today).
(A Yoda drawing from the religious manuscript, “The Decretals of Gregory IX with gloss of Bernard of Parma.” The British Library)
Read more: http://www.989radionow.com/articles/weird-news-104673/yoda-turns-up-in-medieval-manuscript-13517634/#ixzz3Xwe1rJgV
There, now that we have the good stuff out of the way……………, let’s have a look at some “not very good” stuff!
“National Pride Day” has taken off in the past few years, so other groups are starting to get in on the action too folks!
April 25th. Please watch your children. This is the best defense against any predator out there. They are looking for latch key kids, kids neglected, kids from chemically abused parents, single parents, kids without rules.
Read more at http://www.snopes.com/crime/warnings/aliceday.asp#qzYj3G8TxWJ6wYK8.99