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Manuscript, Illuminated manuscript Created date: Early 15th century
A manuscript containing the Later Version of the Middle English translation of the Bible produced by followers of the re...
Manuscript Created date: 15th century
Abraham Ibn Ezra’s commentary to the Torah (‘Five Books of Moses’ or ‘Pentateuch’). Abraham Ibn Ezra and his biblical co...
Manuscript, Artwork Created date: 1450-99
King John has frequently been characterised as a bad king, even in the Middle Ages. This poem on the kings of England, t...
Map Created date: 15th century
In the 15th century several maps were drawn of the whole of Italy, by then the most map-conscious part of Europe. The ou...
Manuscript, Scroll, Vellum roll Created date: 2nd quarter of the fifteenth century
One of ten surviving late-medieval rolls containing the Middle English prayer-poem ‘O Vernicle’. The prayer-poem ‘O V...
Manuscript Created date: 1st quarter of the 15th century
A circular diagram, now known as ‘Microcosmic Man’ or ‘Zodiac man’, appears in this miscellany of astrological and medic...
Manuscript Created date: 1460–1500
The religious order of monks and nuns known as the Carthusians were founded by St Bruno of Cologne (d. 1104) in 1084. Th...
Manuscript Created date: c. 1450–99
Charles d’Orleans (d. 1465), cousin of the French king, was captured at the Battle of Agincourt in 1415 and spent 25 yea...
Map Created date: 15th century
An atlas made for the Cornaro family of Venice at the end of the 15th century contains 35 portolan charts by various Ven...
Map Created date: mid-15th century
This portion of a mid-15th-century chart by the Venetian Giacomo Giroldi shows the Adriatic with parts of Italy. South i...
Manuscript Created date: 1450-1475
The history of Greece and Troy is given special emphasis in this chronicle that covers the period from Creation to the b...
Manuscript Created date: 1425–1475
The Confessio Amantis by John Gower was written between 1386 and 1390. Gower was a contemporary and friend of Geoffrey C...
Manuscript Created date: c. 1450
The Divine Comedy begins with the meeting between Dante and Virgil, the ancient Roman poet, in a dark wood, represented...
Parchment, Bodycolour Created date: 1444-50
Illustration by Giovanni de Paolo showing Dante ascending into heaven, guided by Beatrice.
Manuscript, Illuminated manuscript Created date: c. 1441–1467
A 15th-century Pentateuch featuring illuminated letters, which are rare in Hebrew manuscripts. What is the Pentateuch? ...