Parchment and Pixel: Single leaf from a short work on the Passion of Ch...: Single leaf from a short work on the Passion of Christ, Carrying the cross, Walters Manuscript W.731, fol. W.731r , originally uploaded by W...
Sunday, January 27, 2013
Parchment and Pixel: Leaf of a Missal with the Crucifixion and Canon of...: Leaf of a Missal with the Crucifixion and Canon of the Mass, Crucifixion, Walters Manuscript W.757, fol. W.757r , originally uploaded by Wal...
Saturday, January 26, 2013
Friday, January 25, 2013
from Bede's Prose Life of St. Cuthbert, 12th century; Cuthbert praying to God to change the winds beside the river Tyne; miniature of two monks at the monastery of Tynemouth praying for the safety of those blown away in a gale
Yates Thompson 26 ff. 10v-11
Tuesday, January 22, 2013
Single leaf from a Gradual with the Assumption of the Virgin, Initial G with the death and assumption of the Virgin, Walters Manuscript W.756, fol. W.756v
Parchment and Pixel: Single leaf from a Gradual with the Assumption of ...: Single leaf from a Gradual with the Assumption of the Virgin, Initial G with the death and assumption of the Virgin, Walters Manuscript W.75...
Monday, January 21, 2013
cats and mice from an English Bestiary, 2nd quarter of the 13th century
Tuesday, January 15, 2013
Monday, January 14, 2013
Sunday, January 13, 2013
Single leaf from a Gradual with the Assumption of the Virgin, Initial G with the death and assumption of the Virgin, Walters Manuscript W.756, fol. W.756v detail
Dianne's Medieval Writing: History and Mythology - 1066 and all that: For a large number of years now, there has been a website entitled Secrets of the Norman Invasion . The site has grown and developed over ...
Thursday, January 10, 2013
confrontation between a snail and a mouse
British Library Catalogue of Illuminated Manuscripts
Egerton 1121 f. 10; Language: German; Gothic cursive script; from the Spiegel der Weisheit; Austria, 1430
Workshop of the Grillinger Bibel
Tuesday, January 8, 2013
Sunday, January 6, 2013
images from Harley 4431, aka "The Book of the Queen", Christine de Pizan, 15th century, British Library
f 115 v Aurora Bringing the Dawn
Man of sorrows
Christine de Pisan presenting her book to queen Isabeau of Bavaria
The lover telling of his love to his lady in a garden.
two women standing in a sphere of the cosmos
f 290 detail Christine de Pizan in her study with the personifications of Rectitude, Reason, and Justice, while outside, the ladies build the Cité des dames
f 290 including foliate border and illuminated initial;script is Gothic cursive
Pyrrhus avenging the death of Achilles
Queen Penthesilea and her army of Amazons on their way to aid the Trojan army
Ceres sowing corn
Mercury inspiring the speech of the learned
Christine de Pizan presenting her book to Louis of Orleans
The Making of the Queen's Manuscript
Christine de Pizan