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Manuscript Created date: 14th century
Most Greek manuscripts of the Bible tend only to include a small sub-section of biblical books, for instance, the four G...
Manuscript Created date: 1300–1399
This 14th-century Qur’an from Egypt. The manuscript This Qur’an is written in muhaqqaq script, with ornamental chapter ...
Manuscript, Illuminated manuscript, Parchment Codex Created date: c. 1284–1316
This manuscript was begun for Prince Alphonso (b. 1273, d. 1284), son of Edward I and Eleanor of Castile, who was betrot...
Manuscript Created date: 14th century
Matthew of Ephesus (also known as Manuel Gabalas) was a cleric and scholar in the turbulent world of 14th-century Byzant...
Manuscript Created date: 1250–1300
An illustrated aviary (or text about birds) appears in this manuscript, which was made in Northern France during the 13t...
Manuscript Created date: 1290–1309
This is an exceptionally rare item: a treasured medieval Jewish text, known as the Talmud, that somehow escaped the publ...
Manuscript Created date: c. 1275–1300
Made in England around the middle of the 13th century, this grand illustrated manuscript includes the entire Bible in on...
Manuscript Created date: 1312-13
While most works of history in the Byzantine world were composed in prose, Constantine Manasses (c. 1130-c. 1187) wrote...
Manuscript Created date: 1314-15
Created in the early 14th century, probably on Cyprus, this manuscript of the Gospels contains illuminations of the four...
Manuscript Created date: 2nd half of the 14th century
As the head of the Catholic Church, the Pope led one of the most powerful institutions of the Middle Ages, making laws t...
Object Created date: c. 1250-1330
This sword is typical of those that would have been wielded by European knights in the 13th century. Weighing 1.2 kg (2 ...
Manuscript Created date: First quarter of the 14th century, before 1308
Chronicles of English history were presented both in codex (book) and roll form. The rolls were ideally suited to the pr...
Manuscript Created date: c. 1300
Ars Medicinae (Art of Medicine) is a compilation of medical texts of Greek and Arabic origin. Since the early 12th centu...
Manuscript Created date: 1st half of the 14th century
The Divine Comedy is considered one of the greatest works ever written in Italian. It describes a journey undertaken by...
Map Created date: 14th century
This page from a Persian copy of a 10th-century atlas in the British Library's India Office collections is typical of Is...