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Manuscript Created date: 1st quarter of the 15th century
Images like these, which show glasses of different coloured urine, would have been used by medieval doctors to help diag...
Manuscript, Painting, Illustration, Image Created date: c. 1405 - c. 1430
These delicate paintings show nuns and monks praying in their stalls. They are part of a series of miniatures in an orna...
Manuscript Created date: c. 1400–1499
A 15th-century commentary on the Pentateuch by Nahmanides. Who was Nahmanides? Often referred to in Jewish sources as Ra...
Manuscript Created date: 15th century
The Qiṣaṣ al-anbiyā belongs to a common genre of Islamic literature that relates the stories of various prophets in the...
Manuscript Created date: 3rd quarter of the 15th century
The 15th century saw the migration of many Greek scribes and scholars to Italy. Among them was Ioannes Rhosos, a Cretan...
Manuscript, Scroll Created date: 15th century CE
The Torah Scroll is the holiest and most valued object in Judaism. It is the physical expression of the Jewish people’s ...
Manuscript Created date: 1420s
The Forme of Cury is the oldest known instructive cookery book written in the English language (the Middle English word ...
Manuscript Created date: c. 1350–1450
Illustrated manuscript of the Life and songs of the Yogi Milarepa. Who was Milarepa? Milarepa (1040–1123) was one of th...
Manuscript Created date: 1425–1475
Ever wondered where the tradition of sending cards to your beloved on Valentine’s Day comes from? You might imagine that...
Manuscript Created date: 1411–1432
This spectacular manuscript contains The Regiment of Princes by Thomas Hoccleve (1367–1426), who was a poet and governme...
Manuscript Created date: 1411–20
The Regiment of Princes was the most popular work of the English poet Thomas Hoccleve (d. 1426). Hoccleve wrote the poem...