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
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 ...
Aubin Codex
The Aubin Codex is a textual and pictorial history of the Aztecs from their departure from Aztlán through the Spanish conquest to the early Spanish colonial period, ending in 1607. Consisting of 81 ...
Aubin Codex - Wikipedia
Girona Beatus
The Gerona Beatus is a 10th-century illuminated manuscript currently housed in the museum of Girona Cathedral, Catalonia, Spain. The manuscript contains two separate documents: the Commentary on the A...
Girona Beatus - 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
Golden Gospels of Henry III
The Golden Gospels of Henry III, also Codex Aureus of Speyer or Speyer Gospels (Speyerer Evangeliar), (El Escorial, Real Biblioteca, Cod. Vitrinas 17) is an eleventh-century illuminated Gospel Book. T...
Golden Gospels of Henry III - 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....
Codex Petropolitanus Purpureus
Codex Petropolitanus Purpureus, designated by N or 022 (in the Gregory-Aland numbering), ε 19 (Soden), is a 6th-century Greek New Testament codex gospel book. Written in majuscules (capital letters), ...
Codex Petropolitanus Purpureus - 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...