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Most Greek manuscripts of the Bible tend only to include a small sub-section of biblical books, for instance, the four G...
Manuscript, Illuminated manuscript, Parchment Codex
This manuscript was begun for Prince Alphonso (b. 1273, d. 1284), son of Edward I and Eleanor of Castile, who was betrot...
Matthew of Ephesus (also known as Manuel Gabalas) was a cleric and scholar in the turbulent world of 14th-century Byzant...
An illustrated aviary (or text about birds) appears in this manuscript, which was made in Northern France during the 13t...
This is an exceptionally rare item: a treasured medieval Jewish text, known as the Talmud, that somehow escaped the publ...
Made in England around the middle of the 13th century, this grand illustrated manuscript includes the entire Bible in on...
While most works of history in the Byzantine world were composed in prose, Constantine Manasses (c. 1130-c. 1187) wrote...
Created in the early 14th century, probably on Cyprus, this manuscript of the Gospels contains illuminations of the four...
As the head of the Catholic Church, the Pope led one of the most powerful institutions of the Middle Ages, making laws t...
This sword is typical of those that would have been wielded by European knights in the 13th century. Weighing 1.2 kg (2 ...
Chronicles of English history were presented both in codex (book) and roll form. The rolls were ideally suited to the pr...
Ars Medicinae (Art of Medicine) is a compilation of medical texts of Greek and Arabic origin. Since the early 12th centu...
The Divine Comedy is considered one of the greatest works ever written in Italian. It describes a journey undertaken by...
This page from a Persian copy of a 10th-century atlas in the British Library's India Office collections is typical of Is...
This black spirit mirror and other magical objects are thought to have been owned by John Dee (1527–1608/9), the Elizabe...