buxom sex both North and South drew on a classical tradition that was filtered through medieval precedents. If they found a mole or another peculiar blemish, they pricked it with a needle. The desire to perceive the divine with the bodily senses also manifested itself in the later Middle Ages in the debate about whether mystics saw with their bodily eyes the holy face that they envisioned, and whether it was appropriate to figure the Trinity in art, which some theologians maintained was wrong-headed." /> Naked women in dark ages