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Held in the Cotton Manuscripts collection, this coloured bird's eye view of “A Castle for the Downs” is most likely to b...
Held in the Cotton Manuscripts collection, this coloured bird's eye view of a “Castle in the Downs” dates from 1539. It ...
These notorious manuscripts appear to support the idea of Christopher Marlowe as the wild boy of Elizabethan literature....
The 15th and 16th centuries saw an outburst of scholarly interest in Greek literature in western Europe. The arrival of...
The 3rd-century CE author Athenaeus is known today for his long work, the Deipnosophistae (‘Dinner Sophists’). This work...
This is a plaster cast of a bust of Brutus by Michelangelo (1475–1564). The original was made after 1539 and is currentl...
The original binding of Additional 28821, a volume containing Byzantine musical texts, is now kept separately, having de...
Part of the Cotton Manuscripts collection, this drawing of a circular keep with curtain wall, embrasures for cannons as ...
The catena, a biblical commentary that proceeds verse by verse, was a popular interpretative tool in the Byzantine world...
Part of the Cotton Manuscript collection, this ink and tempura view depicts Conwy castle in North Wales. It likely dates...
Ongoing developments in Greek music resulted in the appearance of the ‘kalophonic’ (beautiful-sounding) style of chant. ...
The Byzantine poet Manuel Philes (c. 1275–c. 1345) is best known now for his work De Animalium Proprietate (‘On the Natu...
The treatises of Hero of Alexandria (mid-1st century CE) on pneumatics and automata were hugely popular in the Byzantine...
Although most of the manuscripts of the works of Hero of Alexandria (1st century CE) in the British Library contain both...
This remarkable manuscript, completed on 7 May 1545, contains a range of treatises on warfare and weaponry, including te...