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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...
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...
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...
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...
Manuscript, Scroll, Textile
A 14th-century Torah Scroll from the Iberian Peninsula, complete with mantle. What is the Torah Scroll? The Torah Scroll...
Two leaves from early West-Tibetan ‘Perfection of Wisdom’ manuscripts. What is the ‘Perfection of Wisdom’? The ‘Perfect...
This famous image shows King John, hunting on horseback in the forest. The crowned king sits on a grey horse, while his...