You are browsing the archive for medieval.

The Unicorn Tapestries (1495–1505)

- July 23, 2019 in allegory, hunting, medieval, middle ages, tapestries, unicorns

The enigmatic story of the Unicorn Tapestries, whose multifarious medieval symbolism still beguiles.

The Unicorn Tapestries (1495–1505)

- July 23, 2019 in allegory, hunting, medieval, middle ages, tapestries, unicorns

The enigmatic story of the Unicorn Tapestries, whose multifarious medieval symbolism still beguiles.

Music in the Margins: The Funeral of Reynard the Fox (13th century)

- July 13, 2017 in animals, folklore, fox, manuscripts, medieval, middle ages, renard, reynard, reynard the fox

A motley crew of anthropomorphic animals found adorning the lower margins of a finely illuminated book of hours produced in late thirteenth-century England.

Music in the Margins: The Funeral of Reynard the Fox (13th century)

- July 13, 2017 in animals, folklore, fox, manuscripts, medieval, middle ages, renard, reynard, reynard the fox

A motley crew of anthropomorphic animals found adorning the lower margins of a finely illuminated book of hours produced in late thirteenth-century England.

Music in the Margins: The Funeral of Reynard the Fox (13th century)

- July 13, 2017 in animals, folklore, fox, manuscripts, medieval, middle ages, renard, reynard, reynard the fox

A motley crew of anthropomorphic animals found adorning the lower margins of a finely illuminated book of hours produced in late thirteenth-century England.

Music in the Margins: The Funeral of Reynard the Fox (13th century)

- July 13, 2017 in animals, folklore, fox, manuscripts, medieval, middle ages, renard, reynard, reynard the fox

A motley crew of anthropomorphic animals found adorning the lower margins of a finely illuminated book of hours produced in late thirteenth-century England.

Cuttings from a Medieval Italian Choirbook

- May 6, 2014 in British Library, italian choirbook, manuscript, medieval

THE BRITISH LIBRARY - James Freeman explores cuttings from a huge 14th century Italian choirbook and how digital technology is now helping scholars build a picture of the once intact original through virtually reuniting the "diaspora" of fragments.

Cuttings from a Medieval Italian Choirbook

- May 6, 2014 in British Library, italian choirbook, manuscript, medieval

THE BRITISH LIBRARY - James Freeman explores cuttings from a huge 14th century Italian choirbook and how digital technology is now helping scholars build a picture of the once intact original through virtually reuniting the "diaspora" of fragments.

Tractatus de Herbis (ca.1440)

- April 22, 2014 in drugs, herbs, medicine, medieval, sloane 4016, Tractatus de Herbis

Selections from a beautifully illustrated 15th century version of the “Tra…

Tractatus de Herbis (ca.1440)

- April 22, 2014 in drugs, herbs, medicine, medieval, sloane 4016, Tractatus de Herbis

Selections from a beautifully illustrated 15th century version of the “Tra…