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  • Mattheus Platearius, Circa instans

    Manuscript

    Mattheus Platearius (active during the 12th century) was a physician from the medical school of Salerno, near Naples in...

  • Neville of Hornby Hours

    Manuscript

    Medieval Christian belief stated that demons were fallen angels who underwent a physical transformation to become the be...

  • Roger Frugardi, Chirurgia

    Manuscript

    The longest text in this illustrated medical compendium is a French translation of the Chirurgia (Surgery), a practical...

  • Taymouth Hours

    Manuscript, Illuminated manuscript

    A 14th-century Book of Hours. Books of Hours were popular books of devotion during the late Middle Ages and Renaissanc...

  • The French conquest of Normandy in Grandes Chroniq...

    Manuscript, Illustration

    When John succeeded to the throne of England in 1199, he also came into possession of his family’s ancestral territories...