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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...
This is a 700-year-old traveller’s guidebook: a practical manual for pilgrims walking St James’s Way to Santiago de Comp...
Besides the Five Books of Moses, this 14th-century CE manuscript includes the standard Aramaic translation – Targum Onke...
Abu Maʿshar (d. 886), also known as Albumazer, was an early Persian physician and astrologer who lived in the city of Ba...
Matthew of Ephesus (also known as Manuel Gabalas) was a cleric and scholar in the turbulent world of 14th-century Byzant...
This fragment of a 14th-century English world map was used as a cover for late-medieval records of a Norfolk estate and...
Manuscript, Illuminated manuscript, Illumination
The haggadah is the service book used in Jewish households on Passover Eve to celebrate the Israelites' deliverance from...
A Bible historiale was the most frequently copied medieval version of the Bible in French. This vast copy – now in two v...
The magnificent painting in this book was intended as a gift for Robert of Anjou, King of Naples from 1309-43. It illus...
While most works of history in the Byzantine world were composed in prose, Constantine Manasses (c. 1130-c. 1187) wrote...
This book offers us a glimpse of the rituals that ruled medieval life at the highest level of society. It records the de...
Numerous graphic illustrations of the torments and inhabitants of Hell have been painted in the margins of this copy of ...
Created in the early 14th century, probably on Cyprus, this manuscript of the Gospels contains illuminations of the four...
Taken from the De Lisle Psalter, this illustration tells the moral story The Three Living and the Three Dead in which th...
As the head of the Catholic Church, the Pope led one of the most powerful institutions of the Middle Ages, making laws t...