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Manuscript Created date: 15th century
Abraham Ibn Ezra’s commentary to the Torah (‘Five Books of Moses’ or ‘Pentateuch’). Abraham Ibn Ezra and his biblical co...
Manuscript, Artwork Created date: 1450-99
King John has frequently been characterised as a bad king, even in the Middle Ages. This poem on the kings of England, t...
Manuscript Created date: 1st quarter of the 15th century
A circular diagram, now known as ‘Microcosmic Man’ or ‘Zodiac man’, appears in this miscellany of astrological and medic...
Manuscript Created date: 1460–1500
The religious order of monks and nuns known as the Carthusians were founded by St Bruno of Cologne (d. 1104) in 1084. Th...
Manuscript Created date: c. 1450–99
Charles d’Orleans (d. 1465), cousin of the French king, was captured at the Battle of Agincourt in 1415 and spent 25 yea...
Manuscript Created date: 1450-1475
The history of Greece and Troy is given special emphasis in this chronicle that covers the period from Creation to the b...
Manuscript Created date: 1425–1475
The Confessio Amantis by John Gower was written between 1386 and 1390. Gower was a contemporary and friend of Geoffrey C...
Manuscript, Illuminated manuscript Created date: c. 1441–1467
A 15th-century Pentateuch featuring illuminated letters, which are rare in Hebrew manuscripts. What is the Pentateuch? ...
Manuscript Created date: Before 1449
This manuscript contains the first book of Herodotus’ Histories. It is written on paper and dates from some time before ...
Manuscript Created date: c.1450–1500
The Flore de virtu e de costumi (‘Flowers of Virtue and of Manners’) is an Italian work on virtues and vices that was co...
Manuscript, Illuminated manuscript Created date: 1st quarter of the 15th century
With pages measuring over half a metre (two feet) tall, this volume is the largest manuscript Bible within the British L...
Manuscript Created date: 2nd half of the 15th century
This manuscript is a typical example of a medical miscellany. It consists of a range of treatises on physiology and prog...
Manuscript Created date: 15th century
A 15th-century Middle English pamphlet has been bound into this manuscript, an alphabetised handbook of medical definiti...
Manuscript Created date: 1400–1499
A 15th-century copy of the commentary on Joshua by the famed Karaite biblical commentator – Japheth ben Ali ha-Levi (liv...
Manuscript Created date: c. 1450–1460
In this iconic scene, described in Genesis, the first book of the Christian Bible, the serpent tricks Eve into disobeyin...