- Antiquarianism (1)
- Art (1)
- Comedies (2)
- Context (1)
- Deception drama and misunderstanding (2)
- Elizabethan England (1)
- Ethnicity and identity (2)
- Faith and religion (4)
- Form and genre (3)
- Gender and sexuality (3)
- Gender sexuality courtship and marriage (1)
- Global Shakespeare (1)
- Heroes and heroines (2)
- Language and voice (2)
- Magic illusion and the supernatural (1)
- Myths monsters and the imagination (3)
- Power and politics (2)
- Renaissance writers (1)
- Scholarship (2)
- The Greek World (2)
- The makers of Greek manuscripts (1)
- Tragedies (2)
- Transforming topography (4)
- Aeschines (author) (1)
- Alexander of Aphrodisias (author) (1)
- anonymous (1)
- Aristotle (author) (1)
- Benedetto Pesina (1)
- Claudius Ptolemy (1)
- Demosthenes (author) (1)
- Geoffrey Chaucer (1)
- Herodotus (author) (1)
- Hippocrates (1)
- Ioannes (scribe) (1)
- Ioannes Rhosos (scribe) (1)
- John Gower (1)
- Michael Attaleiates (author) (1)
- Michael Lygizos (scribe) (1)
- Nicolo Pasqualini (1)
- Palladius (author) (1)
- Synesius of Cyrene (author) (1)
- Thomas Hoccleve (2)
- Unknown (3)
Showing 22 results
In the 15th century several maps were drawn of the whole of Italy, by then the most map-conscious part of Europe. The ou...
A circular diagram, now known as ‘Microcosmic Man’ or ‘Zodiac man’, appears in this miscellany of astrological and medic...
On Christmas Eve 1430 Anne of Burgundy (d. 1432), the wife of John, Duke of Bedford (d. 1435), presented this lavish bil...
The religious order of monks and nuns known as the Carthusians were founded by St Bruno of Cologne (d. 1104) in 1084. Th...
An atlas made for the Cornaro family of Venice at the end of the 15th century contains 35 portolan charts by various Ven...
The Confessio Amantis by John Gower was written between 1386 and 1390. Gower was a contemporary and friend of Geoffrey C...
This manuscript contains the first book of Herodotus’ Histories. It is written on paper and dates from some time before ...
This manuscript is a typical example of a medical miscellany. It consists of a range of treatises on physiology and prog...
A 15th-century Middle English pamphlet has been bound into this manuscript, an alphabetised handbook of medical definiti...
This black spirit mirror and other magical objects are thought to have been owned by John Dee (1527–1608/9), the Elizabe...
This 15th century manuscript contains a version of the synopsis of law (Ponema Nomikon) by the civil servant and scholar...
Lycophron's Alexandra, with the commentary of Isaac Tzetzes
This map from the Harley manuscripts collection shows the Bay of Bengal from a manuscript of Ptolemy's Geography, has th...
Images like these, which show glasses of different coloured urine, would have been used by medieval doctors to help diag...
Manuscript, Painting, Illustration, Image
These delicate paintings show nuns and monks praying in their stalls. They are part of a series of miniatures in an orna...