Sobriety and Gluttony

Sobriety and Gluttony

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Credit: BRITISH LIBRARY / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

Caption: Sobriety and Gluttony Whole folio Above left; Sobriety holds a medallion on which is a bird. Above right; Gluttony seated at a richly spread table holds a bowl while a woman behind supports his head. Below left; a man and woman share a frugal meal. Below centre; Dives holds a cup musicans either side play a rebec and a recorder. A serving man carves meat as another holds a cup. Outside the steward prevents Lazarus dressed as a pilgrim from entering as two dogs lick his sores Image taken from La Somme Le Roy. Originally published in France Paris or Maubuisson?; between 1290 and 1300.

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Keywords: austerity, drink, excess, food, frugal, group of people, historical, history, la somme le roy, latin with french, musician, occupation

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