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Drawings from BL Harley 3735, f. 68

Drawings from BL Harley 3735, f. 68

Drawings and diagrams illustrating Robertus Anglicus' Tractatus quadrantis veteris. Added drawing of tower in the margin (?15th century). Image taken from f. 68 of Various calendarial and computistical treatise... More

Stone Celt
Pulidor
Baton (?)
Stone Celt
Blade
Pendant
Jade Inlay
Jade Inlay
Jacoba jug

Jacoba jug

These sorts of jugs were called ‘Jacoba jugs’ because as early as the 17th century they were found in the moat of the hunting lodge of Teylingen, where the 15th-century Countess of Holland, Jacoba van Beieren, ... More

Fragment
Canopy
Historiated initial from BL Harley 7183, Vol. 1, f. 1

Historiated initial from BL Harley 7183, Vol. 1, f. 1

Historiated initial 'P'(ropitia) with interlace, foliage and a human head, and enclosing Ambrose, seated, followed by display letters in red and black, at the beginning of the text. In the lower margin, added i... More

Christine and the Sibyl from BL Harley 4431, f. 189v

Christine and the Sibyl from BL Harley 4431, f. 189v

Detail of a miniature of Christine and the Sibyl standing in a sphere of the cosmos, with the moon, sun and stars surrounding, in 'Le chemin de long estude'. Image taken from f. 189v of Various works (also kno... More

Wheel of Fortune from BL Harley 4431, f. 129

Wheel of Fortune from BL Harley 4431, f. 129

Miniature of the Wheel of Fortune, in 'L'Épître Othéa'. Image taken from f. 129 of Various works (also known as 'The Book of the Queen'), including 'Cent balades' (ff. 4-21), 'Le Débat du livre des ii amans' (f... More

Venus from BL Harley 4431, f. 100

Venus from BL Harley 4431, f. 100

Detail of a miniature of Venus presiding over a group of men and women, who are presenting their hearts to her, in 'L'Épître Othéa'. Image taken from f. 100 of Various works (also known as 'The Book of the Quee... More

Armies entering Troy from BL Harley 4431, f. 139v

Armies entering Troy from BL Harley 4431, f. 139v

Detail of a miniature of the Greek army entering Troy and destroying the city, in 'L'Épître Othéa'. Image taken from f. 139v of Various works (also known as 'The Book of the Queen'), including 'Cent balades' (f... More

Trojan army from BL Harley 4431, f. 125

Trojan army from BL Harley 4431, f. 125

Detail of a miniature of the Trojan army inspecting the empty Greek ships as Telamon's army enters the undefended city of Troy, in 'L'Épître Othéa'. Image taken from f. 125 of Various works (also known as 'The ... More

Ino sowing boiled corn from BL Harley 4431, f. 140v

Ino sowing boiled corn from BL Harley 4431, f. 140v

Detail of a miniature of Ino ordering the sowing of boiled corn, in 'L'Épître Othéa'. Image taken from f. 140v of Various works (also known as 'The Book of the Queen'), including 'Cent balades' (ff. 4-21), 'Le ... More

Minerva and Pallas Athena from BL Harley 4431, f. 103

Minerva and Pallas Athena from BL Harley 4431, f. 103

Detail a miniature of Minerva, holding a sword, and Pallas Athena, holding a book, presiding over their followers, in 'L'Épître Othéa'.'. Image taken from f. 103 of Various works (also known as 'The Book of the... More

Apollo from BL Harley 4431, f. 117v

Apollo from BL Harley 4431, f. 117v

Detail of a miniature of Apollo shooting arrows at Corinus, after the white raven has reported her unfaithfulness, in 'L'Épître Othéa'. Image taken from f. 117v of Various works (also known as 'The Book of the ... More

Latona and the frogs from BL Harley 4431, f. 105v

Latona and the frogs from BL Harley 4431, f. 105v

Detail of a miniature of the goddess Latona turning peasants into frogs after they prevented her from drinking from a stream, in 'L'Épître Othéa'. Image taken from f. 105v of Various works (also known as 'The B... More

Ulysses and the Cyclops from BL Harley 4431, f. 105

Ulysses and the Cyclops from BL Harley 4431, f. 105

Detail of a miniature of Ulysses blinding the Cyclops, Polyphemus, in 'L'Épître Othéa'. Image taken from f. 105 of Various works (also known as 'The Book of the Queen'), including 'Cent balades' (ff. 4-21), 'Le... More

Calchas at Delphi from BL Harley 4431, f. 132

Calchas at Delphi from BL Harley 4431, f. 132

Detail of a miniature of Calchas being sent to Delphi by Priam, in 'L'Épître Othéa'. Image taken from f. 132 of Various works (also known as 'The Book of the Queen'), including 'Cent balades' (ff. 4-21), 'Le Dé... More

Mercury, Argus, and Io from BL Harley 4431, f. 109v

Mercury, Argus, and Io from BL Harley 4431, f. 109v

Detail of a miniature of Mercury playing pipes to put a many-eyed Argus to sleep, in order to steal Io, who has been transformed into a cow, in 'L'Épître Othéa'. Image taken from f. 109v of Various works (also ... More

Text page from BL Harley 4431, f. 237

Text page from BL Harley 4431, f. 237

Text page, in 'Le Livre des Épîtres sur le Roman de la rose' Image taken from f. 237 of Various works (also known as 'The Book of the Queen'), including 'Cent balades' (ff. 4-21), 'Le Débat du livre des ii ama... More

Text page from BL Harley 4431, f. 201v

Text page from BL Harley 4431, f. 201v

Text page, in 'Le Livre du chemin de long estude'. Image taken from f. 201v of Various works (also known as 'The Book of the Queen'), including 'Cent balades' (ff. 4-21), 'Le Débat du livre des ii amans' (ff. 5... More

Text page from BL Harley 4431, f. 68

Text page from BL Harley 4431, f. 68

Text page, in 'Le Débat du livre des ii amans'. Image taken from f. 68 of Various works (also known as 'The Book of the Queen'), including 'Cent balades' (ff. 4-21), 'Le Débat du livre des ii amans' (ff. 58v-71... More

King Adrastus from BL Harley 4431, f. 116v

King Adrastus from BL Harley 4431, f. 116v

Miniature of Thydeus and Polinices in combat beneath the chamber of the sleeping King Adrastus of Argos, in 'L'Épître Othéa'. Image taken from f. 116v of Various works (also known as 'The Book of the Queen'), i... More

Text page from BL Harley 4431, f. 241

Text page from BL Harley 4431, f. 241

Text page, in 'Le Livre des Épîtres sur le Roman de la rose' Image taken from f. 241 of Various works (also known as 'The Book of the Queen'), including 'Cent balades' (ff. 4-21), 'Le Débat du livre des ii ama... More

Text page from BL Harley 4431, f. 202v

Text page from BL Harley 4431, f. 202v

Text page, in 'Le Livre du chemin de long estude'. Image taken from f. 202v of Various works (also known as 'The Book of the Queen'), including 'Cent balades' (ff. 4-21), 'Le Débat du livre des ii amans' (ff. 5... More

Text page from BL Harley 4431, f. 310

Text page from BL Harley 4431, f. 310

Text page, in 'La Cité des dames'. Image taken from f. 310 of Various works (also known as 'The Book of the Queen'), including 'Cent balades' (ff. 4-21), 'Le Débat du livre des ii amans' (ff. 58v-71), 'Le Livre... More

Text page from BL Harley 4431, f. 45v

Text page from BL Harley 4431, f. 45v

Text page. Image taken from f. 45v of Various works (also known as 'The Book of the Queen'), including 'Cent balades' (ff. 4-21), 'Le Débat du livre des ii amans' (ff. 58v-71), 'Le Livre des iii jugements' (ff.... More

Text page from BL Harley 4431, f. 356v

Text page from BL Harley 4431, f. 356v

Text page, in 'La Cité des dames'. Image taken from f. 356v of Various works (also known as 'The Book of the Queen'), including 'Cent balades' (ff. 4-21), 'Le Débat du livre des ii amans' (ff. 58v-71), 'Le Livr... More

Text page from BL Harley 4431, f. 28

Text page from BL Harley 4431, f. 28

Text page. Image taken from f. 28 of Various works (also known as 'The Book of the Queen'), including 'Cent balades' (ff. 4-21), 'Le Débat du livre des ii amans' (ff. 58v-71), 'Le Livre des iii jugements' (ff. ... More

Text page from BL Harley 4431, f. 360v

Text page from BL Harley 4431, f. 360v

Text page, in 'La Cité des dames'. Image taken from f. 360v of Various works (also known as 'The Book of the Queen'), including 'Cent balades' (ff. 4-21), 'Le Débat du livre des ii amans' (ff. 58v-71), 'Le Livr... More

The Lover from BL Harley 4431, f. 154v

The Lover from BL Harley 4431, f. 154v

Miniature of the Lover in bed complaining to his companion, in 'Le Duc des vrais amants'. Image taken from f. 154v of Various works (also known as 'The Book of the Queen'), including 'Cent balades' (ff. 4-21), ... More

Text page from BL Harley 4431, f. 189

Text page from BL Harley 4431, f. 189

Text page, in 'Le Livre du chemin de long estude'. Image taken from f. 189 of Various works (also known as 'The Book of the Queen'), including 'Cent balades' (ff. 4-21), 'Le Débat du livre des ii amans' (ff. 58... More

Text page from BL Harley 4431, f. 260v

Text page from BL Harley 4431, f. 260v

Text page, in 'Proverbes moraux'. Image taken from f. 260v of Various works (also known as 'The Book of the Queen'), including 'Cent balades' (ff. 4-21), 'Le Débat du livre des ii amans' (ff. 58v-71), 'Le Livre... More

Text page from BL Harley 4431, f. 222v

Text page from BL Harley 4431, f. 222v

Text page, in 'Le Livre de la pastoure'. Image taken from f. 222v of Various works (also known as 'The Book of the Queen'), including 'Cent balades' (ff. 4-21), 'Le Débat du livre des ii amans' (ff. 58v-71), 'L... More

Text page from BL Harley 4431, f. 198

Text page from BL Harley 4431, f. 198

Text page, in 'Le Livre du chemin de long estude'. Image taken from f. 198 of Various works (also known as 'The Book of the Queen'), including 'Cent balades' (ff. 4-21), 'Le Débat du livre des ii amans' (ff. 58... More

Text page from BL Harley 4431, f. 94

Text page from BL Harley 4431, f. 94

Text page. Image taken from f. 94 of Various works (also known as 'The Book of the Queen'), including 'Cent balades' (ff. 4-21), 'Le Débat du livre des ii amans' (ff. 58v-71), 'Le Livre des iii jugements' (ff. ... More

Death of Ajax from BL Harley 4431, f. 138

Death of Ajax from BL Harley 4431, f. 138

Miniature of Ajax being killed by an enemy arrow during a battle, in 'L'Épître Othéa'. Image taken from f. 138 of Various works (also known as 'The Book of the Queen'), including 'Cent balades' (ff. 4-21), 'Le ... More

Text page from BL Harley 4431, f. 82v

Text page from BL Harley 4431, f. 82v

Text page. Image taken from f. 82v of Various works (also known as 'The Book of the Queen'), including 'Cent balades' (ff. 4-21), 'Le Débat du livre des ii amans' (ff. 58v-71), 'Le Livre des iii jugements' (ff.... More

Text page from BL Harley 4431, f. 206

Text page from BL Harley 4431, f. 206

Text page, in 'Le Livre du chemin de long estude'. Image taken from f. 206 of Various works (also known as 'The Book of the Queen'), including 'Cent balades' (ff. 4-21), 'Le Débat du livre des ii amans' (ff. 58... More

Text page from BL Harley 4431, f. 355

Text page from BL Harley 4431, f. 355

Text page, in 'La Cité des dames'. Image taken from f. 355 of Various works (also known as 'The Book of the Queen'), including 'Cent balades' (ff. 4-21), 'Le Débat du livre des ii amans' (ff. 58v-71), 'Le Livre... More

Text page from BL Harley 4431, f. 370

Text page from BL Harley 4431, f. 370

Text page, in 'La Cité des dames'. Image taken from f. 370 of Various works (also known as 'The Book of the Queen'), including 'Cent balades' (ff. 4-21), 'Le Débat du livre des ii amans' (ff. 58v-71), 'Le Livre... More

Text page from BL Harley 4431, f. 19v

Text page from BL Harley 4431, f. 19v

Text page, in 'Cent balades'. Image taken from f. 19v of Various works (also known as 'The Book of the Queen'), including 'Cent balades' (ff. 4-21), 'Le Débat du livre des ii amans' (ff. 58v-71), 'Le Livre des ... More

Text page from BL Harley 4431, f. 12v

Text page from BL Harley 4431, f. 12v

Text page, in 'Cent balades'. Image taken from f. 12v of Various works (also known as 'The Book of the Queen'), including 'Cent balades' (ff. 4-21), 'Le Débat du livre des ii amans' (ff. 58v-71), 'Le Livre des ... More

Text page from BL Harley 4431, f. 28v

Text page from BL Harley 4431, f. 28v

Text page. Image taken from f. 28v of Various works (also known as 'The Book of the Queen'), including 'Cent balades' (ff. 4-21), 'Le Débat du livre des ii amans' (ff. 58v-71), 'Le Livre des iii jugements' (ff.... More

Text page from BL Harley 4431, f. 163v

Text page from BL Harley 4431, f. 163v

Text page, in 'Le Duc des vrais amants'. Image taken from f. 163v of Various works (also known as 'The Book of the Queen'), including 'Cent balades' (ff. 4-21), 'Le Débat du livre des ii amans' (ff. 58v-71), 'L... More

Image from BL Harley 4431, f. 274

Image from BL Harley 4431, f. 274

Image taken from f. 274 of Various works (also known as 'The Book of the Queen'), including 'Cent balades' (ff. 4-21), 'Le Débat du livre des ii amans' (ff. 58v-71), 'Le Livre des iii jugements' (ff. 71v-81), '... More

Text page from BL Harley 4431, f. 181

Text page from BL Harley 4431, f. 181

Text page, in 'Le Livre du chemin de long estude'. Image taken from f. 181 of Various works (also known as 'The Book of the Queen'), including 'Cent balades' (ff. 4-21), 'Le Débat du livre des ii amans' (ff. 58... More

Text page from BL Harley 4431, f. 168

Text page from BL Harley 4431, f. 168

Text page, in 'Le Duc des vrais amants'. Image taken from f. 168 of Various works (also known as 'The Book of the Queen'), including 'Cent balades' (ff. 4-21), 'Le Débat du livre des ii amans' (ff. 58v-71), 'Le... More

Text page from BL Harley 4431, f. 54v

Text page from BL Harley 4431, f. 54v

Text page. Image taken from f. 54v of Various works (also known as 'The Book of the Queen'), including 'Cent balades' (ff. 4-21), 'Le Débat du livre des ii amans' (ff. 58v-71), 'Le Livre des iii jugements' (ff.... More

Text page from BL Harley 4431, f. 302

Text page from BL Harley 4431, f. 302

Text page, in 'La Cité des dames'. Image taken from f. 302 of Various works (also known as 'The Book of the Queen'), including 'Cent balades' (ff. 4-21), 'Le Débat du livre des ii amans' (ff. 58v-71), 'Le Livre... More

Circe from BL Harley 4431, f. 140

Circe from BL Harley 4431, f. 140

Miniature of the sorceress Circe changing Ulysses and his companions into swine, in 'L'Épître Othéa'. Image taken from f. 140 of Various works (also known as 'The Book of the Queen'), including 'Cent balades' (... More

Text page from BL Harley 4431, f. 239

Text page from BL Harley 4431, f. 239

Text page, in 'Le Livre des Épîtres sur le Roman de la rose' Image taken from f. 239 of Various works (also known as 'The Book of the Queen'), including 'Cent balades' (ff. 4-21), 'Le Débat du livre des ii ama... More

Text page from BL Harley 4431, f. 50

Text page from BL Harley 4431, f. 50

Text page. Image taken from f. 50 of Various works (also known as 'The Book of the Queen'), including 'Cent balades' (ff. 4-21), 'Le Débat du livre des ii amans' (ff. 58v-71), 'Le Livre des iii jugements' (ff. ... More

Image from BL Harley 4431, f. 279

Image from BL Harley 4431, f. 279

Image taken from f. 279 of Various works (also known as 'The Book of the Queen'), including 'Cent balades' (ff. 4-21), 'Le Débat du livre des ii amans' (ff. 58v-71), 'Le Livre des iii jugements' (ff. 71v-81), '... More

Text page from BL Harley 4431, f. 185v

Text page from BL Harley 4431, f. 185v

Text page, in 'Le Livre du chemin de long estude'. Image taken from f. 185v of Various works (also known as 'The Book of the Queen'), including 'Cent balades' (ff. 4-21), 'Le Débat du livre des ii amans' (ff. 5... More

Text page from BL Harley 4431, f. 254

Text page from BL Harley 4431, f. 254

Text page, in 'Le Livre des Épîtres sur le Roman de la rose' Image taken from f. 254 of Various works (also known as 'The Book of the Queen'), including 'Cent balades' (ff. 4-21), 'Le Débat du livre des ii ama... More

Queen and ladies from BL Harley 4431, f. 323

Queen and ladies from BL Harley 4431, f. 323

Miniature of the queen and her ladies entering the Cite des Dames, in 'La Cité des dames'. Image taken from f. 323 of Various works (also known as 'The Book of the Queen'), including 'Cent balades' (ff. 4-21), ... More

Actaeon from BL Harley 4431, f. 126

Actaeon from BL Harley 4431, f. 126

Miniature of Actaeon surprising Diana at her bath; he is turned into a stag as punishment, in 'L'Épître Othéa'. Image taken from f. 126 of Various works (also known as 'The Book of the Queen'), including 'Cent ... More