Illuminated manuscript
An engrossed or illuminated manuscript is a manuscript in which the text is supplemented with such decoration as initials, borders (marginalia) and miniature illustrations. In the strictest definition...
Illuminated manuscript - Wikipedia
Conserving Dürer’s Triumphal Arch
Dürer, born #onthisday in 1471, produced one of the largest prints ever – the Triumphal Arch for the Holy Roman Emperor. Altogether it’s nearly 3 meters tall and consists of 36 sheets of paper.
Leonardo da Vinci - Codex Atlanticus - YouTube
Jan 11, 2008 ... A few images from the Codex Atlanticus (119 of 1119 pages). Biblioteca Ambrosiana - Milan - italy.
3D for Presenting Illuminated Manuscripts
Bill Endres of the University of Kentucky talks about potentials for 3D in manuscript studies. He has scanned Lichfield Cathedral's St. Chad Gospels, an 8th-...
Hidden Paintings Revealed on the Fore-Edge of Old Books
Special Collections Librarian Colleen Theisen recently uncovered a fore-edge painting found on a scientific book from the early 19th century...
600 year old mystery manuscript decoded by University of Bedfordshire professor - beds.ac.uk
A professor from the University of Bedfordshire has followed in the footsteps of Indiana Jones by cracking the code of a 600 year old manuscript, deemed as ‘the most mysterious’ document in the world....
Selection of images from the Hunterian Psalter
The Hunterian Psalter is a twelfth century illuminated manuscript, thought to have been produced in England c. 1170. It is regarded as the greatest treasure of William Hunter's (1718-83) magnificent l...
Cantigas de Santa Maria - Music & original images
Recopilación de imaxes de músicos que acompañan os textos das cantigas do Rei Alfonso X O Sabio.
Albrecht Altdorfer
Albrecht Altdorfer (c. 1480 cerca de Ratisbona - 12 de febrero de 1538) fue un pintor y grabador alemán del Renacimiento, influido por Albrecht Dürer y Lucas...
Jean Fouquet
Music: Helas Madame (I Fagiolini) French text Helas madame, celle que j'ayme tant: Souffrez que soye vostre humble servant; Vostre humble servant je serays ...
Illuminated manuscripts
Images of the production of midieval manuscripts. From the making of Parchment to the illumination process.
Bestiary
A bestiary, or Bestiarum vocabulum is a compendium of beasts. Originating in the Ancient world, bestiaries were made popular in the Middle Ages in illustrated volumes that described various animals, b...
Bestiary - Wikipedia
Mesoamerican codices
The traditions of indigenous Mesoamerican literature extend back to the oldest-attested forms of early writing in the Mesoamerican region, which date from around the mid-1st millennium BCE. Many of th...
Mesoamerican codices - Wikipedia
Ottoman illumination
Turkish or Ottoman illumination covers non-figurative painted or drawn decorative art in books or on sheets in muraqqa or albums, as opposed to the figurative images of the Ottoman miniature. In Turk...
Psalter
A psalter is a volume containing the Book of Psalms, often with other devotional material bound in as well, such as a liturgical calendar and litany of the Saints. Until the later medieval emergence o...
Miniature (illuminated manuscript)
The word miniature, derived from the Latin minium, red lead, is a picture in an ancient or medieval illuminated manuscript; the simple decoration of the early codices having been miniated or delineate...
Miniature (illuminated manuscript) - Wikipedia
Book of Mulling
The Book of Mulling or less commonly, Book of Moling (Dublin, Trinity College Library MS 60 (A. I. 15)), is an Irish pocket Gospel Book from the late 8th century. The text collection includes the four...
Book of Mulling - Wikipedia
Hidden Paintings Revealed on the Fore-Edge of Old Books
Special Collections Librarian Colleen Theisen recently uncovered a fore-edge painting found on a scientific book from the early 19th century...
600 year old mystery manuscript decoded by University of Bedfordshire professor - beds.ac.uk
A professor from the University of Bedfordshire has followed in the footsteps of Indiana Jones by cracking the code of a 600 year old manuscript, deemed as ‘the most mysterious’ document in the world....
Baburnama
Bāburnāma (Chagatai/Persian: بابر نامہ‎;´, literally: "Book of Babur" or "Letters of Babur"; alternatively known as Tuzk-e Babri) is the name given to the memoirs of Ẓahīr-ud-Dīn Muḥammad Bābur ...
Baburnama - Wikipedia
Selection of images from the Hunterian Psalter
The Hunterian Psalter is a twelfth century illuminated manuscript, thought to have been produced in England c. 1170. It is regarded as the greatest treasure of William Hunter's (1718-83) magnificent l...
Cancioneiro de Belém
The Cancioneiro Musical de Belém (English: Belém Musical Songbook) or simply Cancioneiro de Belém (Santa Maria de Belém, Lisbon, National Archaeology Museum, Ms 3391) is a Renaissance Portuguese manu...
Cancioneiro de Belém - Wikipedia
Liber feudorum maior
The Liber feudorum maior (or LFM, medieval Latin for "great book of fiefs"), originally called the Liber domini regis ("book of the lord king"), is a late twelfth-century illuminated cartulary of the ...
Liber feudorum maior - Wikipedia
Hereford Gospels
The Hereford Gospels (Hereford, Hereford Cathedral Library, MS P. I. 2) is an 8th-century illuminated manuscript gospel-book in insular script (minuscule), with large illuminated initials in the Insul...
Hereford Gospels - Wikipedia
Parc Abbey Bible
The Parc Abbey Bible (London, British Library, Add. MS 14788, 14789, and 14790) is a 12th-century illuminated Bible. It was made in the Leuven region of Belgium at the Abbey of St. Mary of Parc. A c...
Parc Abbey Bible - Wikipedia