A woman teaching men

Don’t worry, this isn’t really a woman teaching men about geometry in the 14th century. She is merely the idealized personification of geometry — not a real woman. So it’s okay.

The personification of Geometry. British Library (c. 1309)

The personification of Geometry. British Library (c. 1309)

3 responses to “A woman teaching men

  1. If I ever get a tattoo, this might have to be it.

  2. There’s something funny about this image’s theme and the table top perspective. And I’d like to see that tattoo. The guy with his hand over his mouth is very curious.

  3. the hand belongs to the geezer standing in front of him.

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