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This nicely illuminated gospel book that once contained some exquisite portraits of the evangelists closes with a short...
Large, clear drawings in this medical textbook show the application of cautery, or the drawing from the body of sick or ...
The liturgy, or religious service, of the Greek Orthodox Church was often recorded on a parchment roll, rather than in c...
The Montpellier Bible is a copy of the Bible in Latin, in two volumes. It is a monumental work, measuring 510 x 365 mm. ...
This oversize volume was created in the 12th or 13th century and contains the first eight books of the Septuagint (the G...
While the majority of Byzantine lectionaries in the British Library collections consist of readings from the Gospels, le...
Osbern (b. c. 1050, d. c. 1090) was an English monk of Christ Church, Canterbury, known for writing a Life of Archbishop...
A codex of the Talmud, produced in the 12th or 13th century. What is the Talmud? The Talmud (meaning ‘learning’) is the...
The initials beginning each saint’s life in this volume are historiated, containing visual synopses of the stories relat...
A marginal gloss, or commentary, on the Psalms by Peter Lombard (d. 1160) is included in this Psalter, probably made in...
The earliest named French author, Philippe de Thaon, was active in the first half of the 12th century. In this volume ar...
Smaragdus (d. after 825), a Benedictine monk and later abbot of St Mihiel sur Meuse, near Verdun, wrote a commentary on...
The Prophetologion is a lectionary containing readings from the Old Testament, arranged according to the liturgical cale...
Under the leadership of abbot Richard of Fourneaux (r. 1101–1131), a student of St Anselm (d. 1109) and author of numero...
An extensive commentary is included in this Psalter, or book of Psalms, probably made in Eastern France during the secon...