Collection items

Selected

Showing 39 results

  • 13th century zonal world map

    Map Created date: 13th century

    This 13th-century world map, though only 8 centimetres across, is more than a simple diagram. The southern (upper) hemis...

  • 13th-century English Book of Hours

    Manuscript Created date: Late 13th century

    An early Book of Hours from England. Popular in the late Middle Ages and the early Renaissance, Books of Hours were pra...

  • 13th-century Menaion

    Manuscript Created date: 13th century

    In the Greek church, the Menaion is the book containing prayers and hymns for the fixed feasts of the liturgical calenda...

  • Aristotle in Latin

    Manuscript Created date: 13th century

    This 13th-century manuscript contains Gerard of Cremona's (c. 1114-87) translations of Aristotelian works on natural phi...

  • Chronicon Anglicanum

    Manuscript Created date: 1200-99

    After Archbishop Hubert Walter’s death in 1205 and the rejection of other nominees to the see of Canterbury, the monks o...

  • Circular plan of Jerusalem

    Map Created date: 13th century

    Most medieval plans of Jerusalem give it circular walls (it was actually four-sided) and were probably of classical orig...

  • Collected works of Pseudo-Dionysius the Areopagite

    Manuscript Created date: 13th century

    Collected works of Pseudo-Dionysius the Areopagite

  • Collection of medieval historical works

    Manuscript Created date: 1st quarter of the 13th century

    This volume contains a variety of historical and legendary material, including the Trojan War, Alexander the Great and t...

  • Dialogue of the Exchequer

    Manuscript Created date: 1200-99

    Richard fitz Nigel (1130-98), Bishop of Ely and author of The Dialogue of the Exchequer, has been described as a model c...

  • English copy of William of Malmesbury’s Deeds of t...

    Manuscript Created date: 1st half of the 13th century–c. 1291

    William of Malmesbury’s (b. c. 1095, d. c. 1143) Deeds of the Kings of the English focuses on political events and ruler...

  • Gospel lectionary from Pentrochonte

    Manuscript Created date: 13th century

    This fine 13th-century Gospel lectionary was owned by and likely created at the Monastery of St Nicholas in Pentrochonte...

  • Greek–Latin Psalter from Paris

    Manuscript Created date: 1220s

    Created in 1220s Paris, this is a rare example of a Greek manuscript from western Europe in the high Middle Ages. It con...

  • Guthlac Roll

    Vellum roll Created date: 1175-1215

    This manuscript is known as the Guthlac Roll. It is a long, thin strip of parchment which contains 18 ink ‘roundels’ – c...

  • Hebrew Charters describing Jews in Medieval Englan...

    Manuscript, Charter Created date: 1221 - 80

    Jews occupied a precarious position in medieval English society. They performed an invaluable service as moneylenders, a...

  • Illuminated Gospels from Thessaloniki

    Manuscript Created date: 1291–1292

    This manuscript, made in 1291 or 1292 in Thessaloniki, is an important example of Byzantine illumination from mainland G...