MS 862
MS 862 is a South German fechtbuch dating to ca. 1500. It is influenced by Paulus Kal and Peter Falkner, and was in turn drawn upon by Jorg Wilhalm (1520s).The manuscript was up for auction at Sotheby...
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Eton Choirbook
The Eton Choirbook (Eton College MS. 178) is a richly illuminated manuscript collection of English sacred music composed during the late fifteenth century. It was one of very few collections of Latin...
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Primer of Claude of France
The Primer of Claude of France was the first book owned by the French princess Claude of France, eldest daughter of Louis XII of France and Anne of Brittany. It was produced in France in 1505 and meas...
The Book of the Burkes
The Book of the Burkes, illuminated Gaelic manuscript, late 16th century.A lavishly illuminated 16th century volume of seventy-five folios, twenty-two of which remain blank. It was made for Sir Seaán ...
The Hours of Joanna I of Castile
The Hours of Joanna I of Castile is a sixteenth-century illuminated codex housed in the British Library, London under shelfmark Add. Ms. 35313.
The miniatures in this remarkable book of hours are ...
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Anthony Roll
The Anthony Roll is a record of ships of the English Tudor navy of the 1540s, named after its creator, Anthony Anthony. It originally consisted of three rolls of vellum, depicting 58 naval vessel...
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Apel Codex
The Apel Codex is a German manuscript which dates from about the year 1500, providing an important source for 15th and 16th century polyphonic music. The works in the manuscript were collected by Niko...
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Siyer-i Nebi
The Siyer-i Nebi is a Turkish epic about the life of Muhammad, completed around 1388, written by Mustafa son of Yusuf of Erzurum, known as al-Darir, a Mevlevi dervish on the commission of Sultan Berku...
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Codex Wallerstein
The so-called Codex Wallerstein or Vonn Baumanns Fechtbuch (Oettingen-Wallerstein Cod. I.6.4.2, Augsburg University library) is a 16th-century convolution of three 15th-century fechtbuch manuscripts...
Akbarnama
Akbarnama, which literally translates to Book of Akbar, is the official chronicle of the reign of Akbar, the third Mughal Emperor (r. 1556–1605), commissioned by Akbar himself by his court historian ...
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Ain-i-Akbari
The Ain-i-Akbari (Persian: آئینِ اکبری‎) or the "Constitution of Akbar", is a 16th-century, detailed document recording the administration of emperor Akbar's empire, written by his vizier, Abu'l...
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Hours of James IV of Scotland
The Hours of James IV of Scotland, Prayer book of James IV and Queen Margaret (or variants) is an illuminated book of hours, produced in 1503 or later, probably in Ghent. It marks a highpoint of the l...
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Khamsa of Nizami (British Library, Or. 12208)
The illuminated manuscript Khamsa of Nizami British Library, Or. 12208 is a lavishly illustrated manuscript of the Khamsa or "five poems" of Nizami Ganjavi, a 12th-century Persian poet, which was crea...
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Chigi codex
The Chigi codex is a music manuscript originating in Flanders. According to Herbert Kellman, it was created sometime between 1498 and 1503, probably at the behest of Philip I of Castile. It is current...
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Life of Alexander Nevsky (illuminated manuscript)
Life of Alexander Nevsky (Russian: Житие Александра Невского; Zhitiye Aleksandra Nevskogo) is a Russian illuminated manuscript of the late 16th century (1560-1570). It is currently housed in the S...
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Zimmern Chronicle
The Zimmern Chronicle (German: Zimmerische Chronik or Chronik der Grafen von Zimmern) is a family chronicle describing the lineage and history of the noble family of Zimmern, based in Meßkirch, German...
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Hours of Charles V
The Hours of Charles V is an illuminated book of Hours produced in Paris (possibly by the workshop of Jean Poyer) in the late 15th or early 16th century for Charles V, Holy Roman Emperor. It is now in...
Lambeth Choirbook
The Lambeth Choirbook - also known as the Arundel Choirbook - is an illuminated choirbook dating to the sixteenth century. It contains music for 7 Masses, 4 Magnificats, and 8 motets. Much of the m...
The Book of Felicity
The Book of Felicity is an illuminated manuscript made in the Ottoman Empire in 1582. Commissioned by Sultan Murad III, who ruled the empire from 1574 to 1595, its text was translated from Arabic and ...
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Hours of Hennessy
The Hours of Hennessy or Hours of Notre-Dame is a 1530 illuminated book of Hours attributed to the Bruges artist Simon Bening and his workshop. Its original commissioner is unknown and it is unknown h...
Balthasar Behem Codex
The Balthasar Behem Codex, also known as Codex Picturatus, is a collection of the charters, privileges and statutes of the burghers of the city of Kraków. Compiled in 1505, the codex was named for the...
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