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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...
Matthew of Ephesus (also known as Manuel Gabalas) was a cleric and scholar in the turbulent world of 14th-century Byzant...
Manuscript, Illuminated manuscript, Illumination
The haggadah is the service book used in Jewish households on Passover Eve to celebrate the Israelites' deliverance from...
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...
This is an illustration of the moral story The Three Living and the Three Dead in which three figures, often aristocrati...
The Pope, as the head of the Catholic Church, led the single most powerful institution of the Middle Ages. He was assist...
This sword is typical of those that would have been wielded by European knights in the 13th century. Weighing 1.2 kg (2 ...
In one of the first images in the Holkham Bible Picture Book we find an image of The Fall, the series of events (describ...
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...
This celebrated manuscript was commissioned by a wealthy landowner, Sir Geoffrey Luttrell, in the first half of the 14th...