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This 13th-century world map, though only 8 centimetres across, is more than a simple diagram. The southern (upper) hemis...
In the Greek church, the Menaion is the book containing prayers and hymns for the fixed feasts of the liturgical calenda...
This 13th-century manuscript contains Gerard of Cremona's (c. 1114-87) translations of Aristotelian works on natural phi...
A Bestiary is an encyclopaedia of animals, both real and imaginary, through which medieval Christians would be taught di...
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...
This sword is typical of those that would have been wielded by European knights in the 13th century. Weighing 1.2 kg (2 ...
William of Malmesbury’s (b. c. 1095, d. c. 1143) Deeds of the Kings of the English focuses on political events and ruler...
This fine 13th-century Gospel lectionary was owned by and likely created at the Monastery of St Nicholas in Pentrochonte...
Created in 1220s Paris, this is a rare example of a Greek manuscript from western Europe in the high Middle Ages. It con...
This manuscript is known as the Guthlac Roll. It is a long, thin strip of parchment which contains 18 ink ‘roundels’ – c...
Jews occupied a precarious position in medieval English society. They performed an invaluable service as moneylenders, a...