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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 Created date: first half of the 14th century
This is a 700-year-old traveller’s guidebook: a practical manual for pilgrims walking St James’s Way to Santiago de Comp...
Manuscript Created date: 1325-1349 CE
Besides the Five Books of Moses, this 14th-century CE manuscript includes the standard Aramaic translation – Targum Onke...
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, Illuminated manuscript, Illumination Created date: 14th Century
A highly illuminated medieval Spanish Hagadah. What is the Hagadah? The Hagadah (plural Hagadot), which literally mean...
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: c. 1308–40
Taken from the De Lisle Psalter, this illustration tells the moral story The Three Living and the Three Dead in which th...
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: 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...
Object Created date: 14th–16th century
This black spirit mirror and other magical objects are thought to have been owned by John Dee (1527–1608/9), the Elizabe...
Manuscript, Illuminated manuscript Created date: c. 1325–40
This celebrated manuscript was commissioned by a wealthy landowner, Sir Geoffrey Luttrell, in the first half of the 14th...