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  • Diagrammatic world map

    Map

    The simplest medieval map of the world was the T-O map: a circle divided by a T into the three continents of Asia, Europ...

  • Felix's Life of Guthlac

    Manuscript

    This manuscript is a copy of the Life of Guthlac by the East Anglian monk, Felix. Falling within the genre of hagiograph...

  • Lindisfarne Gospels

    Manuscript

    The Lindisfarne Gospels has long been acclaimed as the most spectacular manuscript to survive from Anglo-Saxon England....

  • Map Psalter

    Manuscript

    The Map Psalter takes its name from its full-page illustration of a map of the world (on f. 9r), whose design shares clo...

  • Matthew Paris's itinerary maps from London to Pale...

    Map

    This map of Palestine from the Royal manuscripts collection was created by Matthew Paris in mid-13th-century, and is dom...

  • Peraldus' Theological Miscellany

    Manuscript

    A theological miscellany, containing a bestiary and works by Honorius Augustodunensis, Alain of Lille, Bernard of Clairv...

  • Silos Apocalypse

    Manuscript

    This world map comes from a beautifully illuminated copy of Beatus of Liébana's ‘Commentary on the Apocalypse of ...

  • World map by Ranulf Higden

    Map

    Ranulph Higden (d. 1364), was a monk of the Benedictine abbey of St. Werburg, Chester. His 'Polychronicon' is a universa...