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This is a manuscript copy of the ‘Wycliffite Bible’ – the first complete copy of the Bible in the English language. Why...
Manuscript, Illuminated manuscript
A manuscript containing the Later Version of the Middle English translation of the Bible produced by followers of the re...
Abraham Ibn Ezra’s commentary to the Torah (‘Five Books of Moses’ or ‘Pentateuch’). Abraham Ibn Ezra and his biblical co...
A circular diagram, now known as ‘Microcosmic Man’ or ‘Zodiac man’, appears in this miscellany of astrological and medic...
The Beaufort/Beauchamp Hours is a composite volume of parts made at different times. It evolved into its present form du...
The religious order of monks and nuns known as the Carthusians were founded by St Bruno of Cologne (d. 1104) in 1084. Th...
This manuscript contains the first book of Herodotus’ Histories. It is written on paper and dates from some time before ...
A French Book of Hours, produced in Paris in the early 15th century. Books of hours were the most popular books for la...
With pages measuring over half a metre (two feet) tall, this volume is the largest manuscript Bible within the British L...
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...
A 15th-century copy of the commentary on Joshua by the famed Karaite biblical commentator – Japheth ben Ali ha-Levi (liv...
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
Images like these, which show glasses of different coloured urine, would have been used by medieval doctors to help diag...