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This 13th-century world map, though only 8 centimetres across, is more than a simple diagram. The southern (upper) hemis...
An early Book of Hours from England. Popular in the late Middle Ages and the early Renaissance, Books of Hours were pra...
In the Greek church, the Menaion is the book containing prayers and hymns for the fixed feasts of the liturgical calenda...
In the early 13th century, three sisters decided to each have themselves walled up inside a cell. They chose to live alo...
This 13th-century manuscript contains Gerard of Cremona's (c. 1114-87) translations of Aristotelian works on natural phi...
A bestiary made in northern England, early in the 13th century, a direct copy of the Worskop Bestiary (New York, Pierpon...
After Archbishop Hubert Walter’s death in 1205 and the rejection of other nominees to the see of Canterbury, the monks o...
Most medieval plans of Jerusalem give it circular walls (it was actually four-sided) and were probably of classical orig...
Collected works of Pseudo-Dionysius the Areopagite
This volume contains a variety of historical and legendary material, including the Trojan War, Alexander the Great and t...
Richard fitz Nigel (1130-98), Bishop of Ely and author of The Dialogue of the Exchequer, has been described as a model c...
William of Malmesbury’s (b. c. 1095, d. c. 1143) Deeds of the Kings of the English focuses on political events and ruler...
Geoffrey of Monmouth (c. 1100–1154) was a scholar and probably also a monk, educated in Monmouth and living in Oxford. H...
John first experienced warfare in 1185 when, aged just 17, he was sent by his father, King Henry II (r. 1154–89) on an u...
This fine 13th-century Gospel lectionary was owned by and likely created at the Monastery of St Nicholas in Pentrochonte...