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  • Albumazar, Treatise on astrology

    Manuscript Created date: c. 1350–75

    Abu Maʿshar (d. 886), also known as Albumazer, was an early Persian physician and astrologer who lived in the city of Ba...

  • Decretals of Pope Boniface VIII

    Manuscript Created date: 2nd half of the 14th century

    As the head of the Catholic Church, the Pope led one of the most powerful institutions of the Middle Ages, making laws t...

  • Neville of Hornby Hours

    Manuscript Created date: 2nd quarter of the 14th century

    Medieval Christian belief stated that demons were fallen angels who underwent a physical transformation to become the be...

  • Portolan chart attributed to Angelino Dulcert

    Map Created date: mid-14th century

    This mid-14th-century portolan chart is unsigned but may be by Angelino Dulcert. Certainly it is in the style associated...

  • Portrait of King John hunting

    Manuscript, Illustration Created date: 1300-99

    This famous image shows King John, hunting on horseback in the forest. The crowned king sits on a grey horse, while his...

  • Statute book containing Magna Carta issued by King...

    Manuscript, Charter Created date: c. 1300 - 1399

    During the 13th and 14th centuries, Magna Carta was frequently copied into chronicles and collections of charters and st...