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  • Sultan Barquq’s Qur’an

    Manuscript Created date: 14th century CE

    This is part nine of an Egyptian Qur’an in thirty volumes, written in rayhani script. It was copied in the 14th century ...

  • The burial of King John, from a collection of Roma...

    Manuscript, Illustration Created date: 1300-99

    King John’s body was taken to Worcester Cathedral for burial, in accordance with his wishes. This later medieval image s...

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

    Manuscript, Illustration Created date: 1300-99

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

  • The Garland Sutra

    Manuscript Created date: 1375–1392

    This finely decorated Korean manuscript contains Volume 32 of the Buddhist scripture called the Avataṃsaka-sūtra, in San...

  • The King's Bible

    Manuscript Created date: 1384–1385

    A 14th-century Hebrew Bible. The manuscript Known as Mikdashyah (Lord’s Sanctuary), the Hebrew Bible was regarded by S...

  • The Life and songs of a famous Tibetan Yogi

    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...

  • The Rochester Chronicle

    Manuscript Created date: 14th century

    The manuscript 'The Rochester Chronicle' is a version of another popular chronicle called the 'Flowers of the Histories'...

  • Zonaras and Akropolites, Histories

    Manuscript Created date: 14th century

    This manuscript preserves works by two major Byzantine historians. Ioannes Zonaras (12th century) wrote a chronicle, the...