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Most Greek manuscripts of the Bible tend only to include a small sub-section of biblical books, for instance, the four G...
This 14th-century Qur’an from Egypt. The manuscript This Qur’an is written in muhaqqaq script, with ornamental chapter ...
This is a 700-year-old traveller’s guidebook: a practical manual for pilgrims walking St James’s Way to Santiago de Comp...
Besides the Five Books of Moses, this 14th-century CE manuscript includes the standard Aramaic translation – Targum Onke...
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
A highly illuminated medieval Spanish Hagadah. What is the Hagadah? The Hagadah (plural Hagadot), which literally mean...
The magnificent painting in this book was intended as a gift for Robert of Anjou, King of Naples from 1309-43. It illus...
While most works of history in the Byzantine world were composed in prose, Constantine Manasses (c. 1130-c. 1187) wrote...
Created in the early 14th century, probably on Cyprus, this manuscript of the Gospels contains illuminations of the four...
Taken from the De Lisle Psalter, this illustration tells the moral story The Three Living and the Three Dead in which th...
As the head of the Catholic Church, the Pope led one of the most powerful institutions of the Middle Ages, making laws t...
The Divine Comedy is considered one of the greatest works ever written in Italian. It describes a journey undertaken by...
This celebrated manuscript was commissioned by a wealthy landowner, Sir Geoffrey Luttrell, in the first half of the 14th...
Manuscript, Illuminated manuscript, Codex
Guide for the Perplexed is a philosophical work by Moses ben Maimon, known as Maimonides (1135–1204). He was born in Cor...
Medieval Christian belief stated that demons were fallen angels who underwent a physical transformation to become the be...