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Luke from BL Add 40618, f. 22v

Luke from BL Add 40618, f. 22v

Evangelist miniature of Luke; part of a programme of modernisation of an eighth-century Irish pocket Gospelbook, possibly carried out at Winchester or Canterbury, added to the volume in the tenth century. Image... more

Interlace initial from BL Add 40618, f. 50

Interlace initial from BL Add 40618, f. 50

Interlace initial facing the Evangelist miniature of John. Image taken from f. 50 of Gospel Book, imperfect (Vulgate version, Irish textual family) (index New Testament, Bible). Written in Latin.

Luke from BL Add 40618, f. 22v

Luke from BL Add 40618, f. 22v

Evangelist miniature of Luke; part of a programme of modernisation of an eighth-century Irish pocket Gospelbook, possibly carried out at Winchester or Canterbury, added to the volume in the tenth century. Image... more

Luke from BL Add 40618, f. 21v

Luke from BL Add 40618, f. 21v

Evangelist miniature of Luke, depicted as an author, standing and holding his Gospelbook. This is the only extant original Evangelist miniature in this Irish pocket Gospelbook. Image taken from f. 21v of Gospel... more

Luke from BL Add 40618, f. 21v

Luke from BL Add 40618, f. 21v

Evangelist miniature of Luke, depicted as an author, standing and holding his Gospelbook. This is the only extant original Evangelist miniature in this Irish pocket Gospelbook. Image taken from f. 21v of Gospel... more

John from BL Add 40618, f. 49v

John from BL Add 40618, f. 49v

Evangelist miniature of John; part of a programme of modernisation of an eighth-century Irish pocket Gospelbook, possibly carried out at Winchester or Canterbury, added to the volume in the tenth century. Image... more

Text page from BL Harley 3103, f. 71

Text page from BL Harley 3103, f. 71

Text page with the end of Jerome's Commentary on Ecclesiastes and an ownership inscription in display script, divided by a geometric line filler. Image taken from f. 71 of Commentary on Proverbs (ff. 3-43); Com... more

Zoomorphic initial from BL Harley 1915, f. 80v

Zoomorphic initial from BL Harley 1915, f. 80v

Zoomorphic initial 'V'(enit) with foliate motifs, at the beginning of book 3 of Zacharias Chrysopolitanus' In unum ex quatuor. Image taken from f. 80v of Various texts including Commentary on an 'In unum ex qua... more

Decorated initial from BL Harley 649, f. 2

Decorated initial from BL Harley 649, f. 2

Decorated initial 'P'(rimo). Image taken from f. 2 of Commentary on the Song of Songs, followed by other texts (ff. 2-104v); Commentary on Acts of the Apostles (ff. 105-152v); Commentary on Catholic Epistles (f... more

Mark writing from BL Harley 2799, f. 166

Mark writing from BL Harley 2799, f. 166

Historiated initial 'IN' with an Evangelist portrait of Mark writing. Image taken from f. 166 of Bible ('The Arnstein Bible') (Job to Revelation), including the Psalms in three versions in three columns, and di... more

John from BL Harley 2799, f. 185v

John from BL Harley 2799, f. 185v

Historiated initial 'I'(n principio) with an Evangelist portrait of John. Image taken from f. 185v of Bible ('The Arnstein Bible') (Job to Revelation), including the Psalms in three versions in three columns, a... more

Luke from BL Harley 2799, f. 173v

Luke from BL Harley 2799, f. 173v

Historiated initial 'Q'(uoniam) at the beginning of Luke, with an Evangelist portrait. Image taken from f. 173v of Bible ('The Arnstein Bible') (Job to Revelation), including the Psalms in three versions in thr... more

Mark writing from BL Harley 2799, f. 166

Mark writing from BL Harley 2799, f. 166

Detail of an historiated initial 'IN' with an Evangelist portrait of Mark writing. Image taken from f. 166 of Bible ('The Arnstein Bible') (Job to Revelation), including the Psalms in three versions in three co... more

John from BL Harley 2799, f. 185v

John from BL Harley 2799, f. 185v

Detail of an historiated initial 'I'(n principio) with an Evangelist portrait of John. Image taken from f. 185v of Bible ('The Arnstein Bible') (Job to Revelation), including the Psalms in three versions in thr... more

Zijplaat van een reliquiarium met voorstelling van Petrus

Zijplaat van een reliquiarium met voorstelling van Petrus

Koperen zijplaat van een reliquarium, versierd met een afbeelding van de apostel Petrus in email. De plaat is rechthoekig met een driehoekige bovenzijde. Petrus staat onder een boog gedragen door twee zuilen en... more

Zijplaat van een reliquiarium met voorstelling van Paulus

Zijplaat van een reliquiarium met voorstelling van Paulus

Koperen zijplaat van een reliquarium, versierd met een afbeelding van de apostel Paulus in email. De plaat is rechthoekig met een driehoekige bovenzijde. Paulus staat onder een boog gedragen door twee zuilen en... more

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Chalice

Chalice

According to Christian doctrine, Christ died on the cross to atone for the sins of mankind. For Roman Catholics, this sacrifice is repeated during Mass: the wine in the chalice is turned into the blood of Chris... more

Acts of the Apostles from BL Harley 1527, f. 92v

Acts of the Apostles from BL Harley 1527, f. 92v

Eight roundels with scenes from the Acts of the Apostles, Chapter 28, and their interpretations; among them include a depiction of a viper biting St. Paul without harming him, and the onlookers declaring him a ... more

Scenes from the Acts of the Apostles from BL Harley 1527, f. 92v

Scenes from the Acts of the Apostles from BL Harley 1527, f. 92v

Detail of two scenes from the Acts of the Apostles, Chapter 28, and their interpretations. Image taken from f. 92v of Bible moralisée (section of the Oxford-Paris-London Bible moralisée). Written in Latin.

Scenes from the Acts of the Apostles from BL Harley 1527, f. 93

Scenes from the Acts of the Apostles from BL Harley 1527, f. 93

Detail of two scenes from the Acts of the Apostles, Chapter 28, and their interpretations. Image taken from f. 93 of Bible moralisée (section of the Oxford-Paris-London Bible moralisée). Written in Latin.

Scenes from the Acts of the Apostles from BL Harley 1527, f. 92v

Scenes from the Acts of the Apostles from BL Harley 1527, f. 92v

Detail of two scenes from the Acts of the Apostles, Chapter 28, and their interpretations. Image taken from f. 92v of Bible moralisée (section of the Oxford-Paris-London Bible moralisée). Written in Latin.

Acts of the Apostles from BL Harley 1527, f. 93

Acts of the Apostles from BL Harley 1527, f. 93

Eight roundels with scenes from the Acts of the Apostles, Chapter 28, and their interpretations; among them include depictions of St. Paul being entertained by Pubeius, and healing his father. Image taken from ... more

Scenes from the Acts of the Apostles from BL Harley 1527, f. 92v

Scenes from the Acts of the Apostles from BL Harley 1527, f. 92v

Detail of two scenes from the Acts of the Apostles, Chapter 28, and their interpretations. Image taken from f. 92v of Bible moralisée (section of the Oxford-Paris-London Bible moralisée). Written in Latin.

Scenes from the Acts of the Apostles from BL Harley 1527, f. 93

Scenes from the Acts of the Apostles from BL Harley 1527, f. 93

Detail of two scenes from the Acts of the Apostles, Chapter 28, and their interpretations. Image taken from f. 93 of Bible moralisée (section of the Oxford-Paris-London Bible moralisée). Written in Latin.

Scenes from the Acts of the Apostles from BL Harley 1527, f. 92v

Scenes from the Acts of the Apostles from BL Harley 1527, f. 92v

Detail of two scenes from the Acts of the Apostles, Chapter 28, and their interpretations. Image taken from f. 92v of Bible moralisée (section of the Oxford-Paris-London Bible moralisée). Written in Latin.

Scenes from the Acts of the Apostles from BL Harley 1527, f. 93

Scenes from the Acts of the Apostles from BL Harley 1527, f. 93

Detail of two scenes from the Acts of the Apostles, Chapter 28, and their interpretations. Image taken from f. 93 of Bible moralisée (section of the Oxford-Paris-London Bible moralisée). Written in Latin.

Scenes from the Acts of the Apostles from BL Harley 1527, f. 93

Scenes from the Acts of the Apostles from BL Harley 1527, f. 93

Detail of two scenes from the Acts of the Apostles, Chapter 28, and their interpretations. Image taken from f. 93 of Bible moralisée (section of the Oxford-Paris-London Bible moralisée). Written in Latin.

Chalice
Evangelist portrait of John from BL Burn 20, f. 226v

Evangelist portrait of John from BL Burn 20, f. 226v

Illuminated miniature of a bearded John seated before a lectern; his name inscribed above him. Image taken from f. 226v of Four Gospels (ff. 6v-288v), adapted for liturgical use, each preceded by a table of cap... more

Virgin and Apostles mourning from BL Royal 20 B IV, f. 135v

Virgin and Apostles mourning from BL Royal 20 B IV, f. 135v

Detail of a miniature of the Virgin Mary and Apostles mourning Christ's death. Image taken from f. 135v of Meditationes vitae Christi (Le Livre doré des meditations de la vie de nostre seigneur Jesu Christ). Wr... more

Christ from BL Royal 20 B IV, f. 54

Christ from BL Royal 20 B IV, f. 54

Detail of a miniature of Christ calling the Apostles. Image taken from f. 54 of Meditationes vitae Christi (Le Livre doré des meditations de la vie de nostre seigneur Jesu Christ). Written in French.

Christ and the Apostles from BL Royal 15 D II, f. 64v

Christ and the Apostles from BL Royal 15 D II, f. 64v

Detail of a miniature of Christ teaching the Apostles the Pater Noster. Image taken from f. 64v of La lumiere as lais; Apocalypse (the 'Welles Apocalypse'). Written in French.

John from BL Royal 15 D II, f. 49

John from BL Royal 15 D II, f. 49

Detail of an historiated initial 'E'(seint) of the Evangelist John, holding a book and a martyr's palm, standing on the back of his symbol, the eagle. Image taken from f. 49 of La lumiere as lais; Apocalypse (t... more

Christ, Apostles, and Prophets from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 68

Christ, Apostles, and Prophets from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 68

Four-register miniature of Christ, the Virgin and Child, and various Apostles and prophets. Image taken from f. 68 of Psalter ('The Queen Mary Psalter'). Written in Latin, with French image captions.

John and Son of Man from BL Royal 15 D II, f. 107

John and Son of Man from BL Royal 15 D II, f. 107

Detail of a miniature of John the Evangelist, with the Son of Man, holding a sword in his mouth, and seven tall candlesticks. Image taken from f. 107 of La lumiere as lais; Apocalypse (the 'Welles Apocalypse').... more

Christ and the Apostles from BL Royal 15 D II, f. 64v

Christ and the Apostles from BL Royal 15 D II, f. 64v

Detail of a miniature of Christ teaching the Apostles the Pater Noster. Image taken from f. 64v of La lumiere as lais; Apocalypse (the 'Welles Apocalypse'). Written in French.

Christ and Marha from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 210v

Christ and Marha from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 210v

Miniature of Martha meeting Christ and the apostles, with four figures in niches, two on each side, with a bas-de-page scene of a clerk who sung daily an antiphon to the Virgin containing five Gaudes, and how s... more