Category: illumination

fig. 51 – Edward the Elder

frediethegreat-blog:

Edward the Elder, King Alfred’s son and successor.
13th Century genealogical scroll

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bibliophilly:

Dragonmania continues with this medieval specimen.  He’s very handsome.

theancientwayoflife:~ Sirens. Culture: English…

theancientwayoflife:

~ Sirens.
Culture: English
Place of origin: England, Europe
Date: ca. 1250 – 1260
Medium: Pen-and-ink drawings tinted with body color and translucent washes on parchment.

discardingimages: Judith Bible, Catalonia ca….

discardingimages:

Judith

Bible, Catalonia ca. 1320

Tours, Bibliothèque municipale, ms. 8, fol. 258r

discardingimages: hareriding owl ‘Ormesby Psal…

discardingimages:

hareriding owl

‘Ormesby Psalter’, England ca. 1310

Bodleian Library, MS. Douce 366, fol. 147v

hrothgar: Roman de la Rose, Guillaume de Lorri…

hrothgar:

Roman de la Rose, Guillaume de Lorris and Jean de Meung, 1301-1400, France, manuscript in The National Library of Wales

Source: https://www.llgc.org.uk/en/discover/digital-gallery/manuscripts/the-middle-ages/roman-de-la-rose/

beautifulmedievalmanuscripts: Register of t…

beautifulmedievalmanuscripts:

Register of the Capitouls of Toulouse elected to the King’s Council at the assemblies of 1371 and 1372
France, Toulouse, 1375-1400

Source

hrothgar:

hrothgar:

Detail of a miniature of Lancelot rescuing Guinevere from burning at the stake, with grotesque hybrid creatures surrounding the miniature, Royal 20 C VI  f. 150, England, the British Library

seehagiasophia:

seehagiasophia:

The embassy of John the Grammarian in 829, between the Abbasid Caliph Al-Ma’mun (left) and the Byzantine emperor Theophilos (right), from the Madrid Skylitzes (12th-13th century).

discardingimages: knight riding a cock Le livr…

discardingimages:

knight riding a cock

Le livre de Lancelot du Lac and other Arthurian Romances, Northern France ca. 1275-1300

Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, MS 229, fol. 282v