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Astronomical Ceiling, Upper Egypt, Metmuseum
Diagram from BL Harley 3735, f. 38v

Diagram from BL Harley 3735, f. 38v

Detail of a diagram showing the phases of the moon, illustrating Johannes de Sacro Bosco's Computus. Image taken from f. 38v of Various calendarial and computistical treatises. Written in Latin.

Detail: from BL Sloane 263, f. 50v

Detail: from BL Sloane 263, f. 50v

Image taken from f. 50v of Astronomical treatises (ending imperfectly). Written in Latin.

Detail: from BL Sloane 263, f. 47v

Detail: from BL Sloane 263, f. 47v

Image taken from f. 47v of Astronomical treatises (ending imperfectly). Written in Latin.

Diagram from BL Harley 3735, f. 23

Diagram from BL Harley 3735, f. 23

Diagram illustrating Johannes de Sacro Bosco's Tractatus de sphaera. Image taken from f. 23 of Various calendarial and computistical treatises. Written in Latin.

Diagram of the sun from BL Harley 3735, f. 18

Diagram of the sun from BL Harley 3735, f. 18

Detail of diagrams with the movements of the sun around the earth, illustrating Johannes de Sacro Bosco's Tractatus de sphaera. The cities of Rome and Paris are depicted in the diagram on the right. Image taken... More

Decorated initial and diagrams from BL Arundel 332, f. 66

Decorated initial and diagrams from BL Arundel 332, f. 66

Decorated initial 'N' and diagrams illustrating the text of John Holywood. Image taken from f. 66 of Various theological and mathematical tracts, including the prose life of Cuthbert, incomplete (ff. 74-101v), ... More

Detail from BL Harley 3735, f. 74

Detail from BL Harley 3735, f. 74

Detail of an astronomical diagram illustrating Robert Grosseteste's De sphaera. Image taken from f. 74 of Various calendarial and computistical treatises. Written in Latin.

Detail: from BL Sloane 263, f. 2v

Detail: from BL Sloane 263, f. 2v

Image taken from f. 2v of Astronomical treatises (ending imperfectly). Written in Latin.

Detail: from BL Sloane 263, f. 50v

Detail: from BL Sloane 263, f. 50v

Image taken from f. 50v of Astronomical treatises (ending imperfectly). Written in Latin.

Detail from BL Harley 3735, f. 81v

Detail from BL Harley 3735, f. 81v

Detail of an astronomical diagram showing an eclipse of the moon, illustrating Robert Grosseteste's De sphaera. Image taken from f. 81v of Various calendarial and computistical treatises. Written in Latin.

Illuminated initial from BL Harley 3735, f. 17

Illuminated initial from BL Harley 3735, f. 17

Detail of an illuminated initial 'T'(ractatus) at the beginning of Johannes de Sacro Bosco's Tractatus de sphaera. Image taken from f. 17 of Various calendarial and computistical treatises. Written in Latin.

Table from BL Harley 3735, f. 15v

Table from BL Harley 3735, f. 15v

Table concerning the zodiac signs and movements of the moon in a treatise attributed to Robert Grosseteste 'Lincolniensis'. Image taken from f. 15v of Various calendarial and computistical treatises. Written in Latin.

The Sphere of the Sun from BL YT 36, f. 147

The Sphere of the Sun from BL YT 36, f. 147

Miniature of Dante and Beatrice in the sphere of the sun being greeted by Aquinas and Albertus Magnus, while ten other great intellectural authorities (the Doctors of the Church) are seated below, including Bed... More

Illuminated initial from BL Harley 3735, f. 17

Illuminated initial from BL Harley 3735, f. 17

Illuminated initial 'T'(ractatus) at the beginning of Johannes de Sacro Bosco's Tractatus de sphaera. Diagram of the heavenly spheres. Image taken from f. 17 of Various calendarial and computistical treatises. ... More

Decorated initials from BL Sloane 263, f. 50v

Decorated initials from BL Sloane 263, f. 50v

Decorated initials 'A'(quila) and 'D'(elphin), in an Astronomical treatise. Image taken from f. 50v of Astronomical treatises (ending imperfectly). Written in Latin.

Diagram of eclipses from BL Harley 3735, f. 27

Diagram of eclipses from BL Harley 3735, f. 27

Detail of diagrams showing eclipses of the sun and moon, illustrating Johannes de Sacro Bosco's Tractatus de sphaera. Image taken from f. 27 of Various calendarial and computistical treatises. Written in Latin.

Detail from BL Harley 3735, f. 82

Detail from BL Harley 3735, f. 82

Detail of an astronomical diagram showing an eclipse of the sun, illustrating Robert Grosseteste's De sphaera. Image taken from f. 82 of Various calendarial and computistical treatises. Written in Latin.

Decorated initial and diagram from BL Sloane 263, f. 47v

Decorated initial and diagram from BL Sloane 263, f. 47v

Decorated initial 'SE'(cedens) and diagram, in an Astronomical treatise. Image taken from f. 47v of Astronomical treatises (ending imperfectly). Written in Latin.

Hare from BL Harley 2506, f. 41v

Hare from BL Harley 2506, f. 41v

Drawing of the Hare [Lepus], with the stars marked as red dots. Image taken from f. 41v of Phaenomena (also known as the Aratea). Written in Latin.

Swan from BL Harley 2506, f. 38

Swan from BL Harley 2506, f. 38

Drawing of the Swan, or Bird (Cygnus). Image taken from f. 38 of Phaenomena (also known as the Aratea). Written in Latin.

Drawing from BL Harley 2506, f. 43v

Drawing from BL Harley 2506, f. 43v

Drawing of Ara, the Altar. Image taken from f. 43v of Phaenomena (also known as the Aratea). Written in Latin.

Text page from BL Harley 2506, f. 37v

Text page from BL Harley 2506, f. 37v

Text page. Image taken from f. 37v of Phaenomena (also known as the Aratea). Written in Latin.

Capricorn from BL Harley 2506, f. 39

Capricorn from BL Harley 2506, f. 39

Drawing of the constellation Capricorn, with the stars picked out as red dots. Image taken from f. 39 of Phaenomena (also known as the Aratea). Written in Latin.

Canis Major from BL Harley 2506, f. 44v

Canis Major from BL Harley 2506, f. 44v

Drawing of the constellation the dog, Canis Major, with the stars picked out as red dots. Image taken from f. 44v of Phaenomena (also known as the Aratea). Written in Latin.

Centaur and Hydra from BL Harley 2506, f. 44

Centaur and Hydra from BL Harley 2506, f. 44

Drawings of the constellations Centaur (Centaurus), stretching his hand towards the Altar, holding the Beast (Fera), and below, the Hydra. Image taken from f. 44 of Phaenomena (also known as the Aratea). Writt... More

Drawing from BL Harley 2506, f. 40v

Drawing from BL Harley 2506, f. 40v

Drawing of Delphinus, the Dolphin, with the constellations marked as red dots. Image taken from f. 40v of Phaenomena (also known as the Aratea). Written in Latin.

Aquarius from BL Harley 2506, f. 36

Aquarius from BL Harley 2506, f. 36

Detail of a drawing of the constellation Aquarius. Image taken from f. 36 of Phaenomena (also known as the Aratea). Written in Latin.

Text page from BL Harley 2506, f. 45

Text page from BL Harley 2506, f. 45

Text page. Image taken from f. 45 of Phaenomena (also known as the Aratea). Written in Latin.

Eagle from BL Harley 2506, f. 40

Eagle from BL Harley 2506, f. 40

Detail of drawing of the eagle, with the constellations marked as red dots. Image taken from f. 40 of Phaenomena (also known as the Aratea). Written in Latin.

Orion from BL Harley 2506, f. 41

Orion from BL Harley 2506, f. 41

Drawing of Orion and his dog. Image taken from f. 41 of Phaenomena (also known as the Aratea). Written in Latin.

Image from BL Harley 2506, ff. 42v-43

Image from BL Harley 2506, ff. 42v-43

Image taken from ff. 42v-43 of Phaenomena (also known as the Aratea). Written in Latin.

Arrow and eagle from BL Harley 2506, f. 40

Arrow and eagle from BL Harley 2506, f. 40

Drawing of an arrow, and of an eagle, with the constellations marked as red dots. Image taken from f. 40 of Phaenomena (also known as the Aratea). Written in Latin.

Pisces from BL Harley 2506, f. 36v

Pisces from BL Harley 2506, f. 36v

Drawing of the constellation Pisces, with the stars picked out as red dots. Image taken from f. 36v of Phaenomena (also known as the Aratea). Written in Latin.

Image from BL Harley 2506, f. 42v

Image from BL Harley 2506, f. 42v

Image taken from f. 42v of Phaenomena (also known as the Aratea). Written in Latin.

Drawing from BL Harley 2506, f. 37

Drawing from BL Harley 2506, f. 37

Drawing of Perseus holding Medusa's severed head, with red dots for the constellations. Image taken from f. 37 of Phaenomena (also known as the Aratea). Written in Latin.

Crucifixion from BL Add 34652, f. 5

Crucifixion from BL Add 34652, f. 5

Full page image of the crucifixion with the Virgin, St John, the sun and moon. Image taken from f. 5 of One leaf from the Anglo-Saxon Chronicle: the preface with West-Saxon genealogy from Cerdic (494) to Alfred... More

Bowl with Courtly and Astrological Motifs
Paradise: five souls and the moon from BL Eg 943, f. 132v

Paradise: five souls and the moon from BL Eg 943, f. 132v

Framed miniature of Beatrice, Dante, five female souls, and the moon. Image taken from f. 132v of Divina Commedia (index Divine Comedy): Inferno, Purgatorio, Paradiso, with a short Latin commentary; the Capitol... More

Paradise: the heaven of the moon from BL Eg 943, f. 131

Paradise: the heaven of the moon from BL Eg 943, f. 131

Framed miniature of Dante, Beatrice, and the heaven of the moon. Image taken from f. 131 of Divina Commedia (index Divine Comedy): Inferno, Purgatorio, Paradiso, with a short Latin commentary; the Capitolo (ff... More

Roundels of popes and rulers from BL Harley 3461, f. 75v-76

Roundels of popes and rulers from BL Harley 3461, f. 75v-76

Roundels of popes and rulers. Image taken from f. 75v-76 of A 'history of events', imperfect (ff. 1-92v); ruled folios with added sketches (ff. 93-100v); and a poem on astronomy, astrology, and geography (ff. 1... More

f. 279v, displayed as an open bifolium with f. 280: notes from BL Arundel 263

f. 279v, displayed as an open bifolium with f. 280: notes from BL Arun...

Notes, mathematical calculations and diagram entitled 'prespectiva', on 'caustic' pyramids, mechanics (with reference to Archimedes), astronomy and mechanics. Image taken from f. 279v of Notebook ('The Codex Ar... More

f. 94v, displayed as an open bifolium with f. 97: diagrams and sketch from BL Arundel 263

f. 94v, displayed as an open bifolium with f. 97: diagrams and sketch ...

Notes and diagrams on the luminosity of the Moon, entitled 'Della luna'; notes and sketch of an egg. Image taken from f. 94v of Notebook ('The Codex Arundel'). Written in Italian.

Marginal drawings from BL Harley 1735, f. 8

Marginal drawings from BL Harley 1735, f. 8

Marginal drawings of Moses and a pious woman born on the twelfth day of the moon, with verses concerning good and bad luck. Image taken from f. 8 of John Crophill's commonplace book with astrological prognostic... More

Diagram of the phases of the Moon from BL YT 31, f. 55v

Diagram of the phases of the Moon from BL YT 31, f. 55v

Diagram of the phases and course of the Moon, in Matfré Ermengau of Béziers's Breviari d'Amour. Image taken from f. 55v of Breviari d'Amor (Catalan prose version). Written in Spanish (Catalan), with some Hebrew... More

Heaven and Earth from BL YT 36, f. 130

Heaven and Earth from BL YT 36, f. 130

Detail of a miniature of Beatrice explaining to Dante that the universe is a hierarchy of being, with creatures devoid of reason in the early 'sea of being', and heaven as nine spheres rules by the figure of lo... More

Heaven of the Moon from BL YT 36, f. 131

Heaven of the Moon from BL YT 36, f. 131

Miniature of Dante and Beatrice visiting the inhabitants of the heaven of the moon. Image taken from f. 131 of Divina Commedia (index Divine Comedy). Written in Italian.

Volvelle from BL Harley 941, f. 29v

Volvelle from BL Harley 941, f. 29v

Volvelle for calculating Easter, other movable feasts, Sunday letters, the Golden Number and the leap year, with a figure (a woman?) in the centre. Image taken from f. 29v of A literary and scientific miscellan... More

Sun and Moon trees from BL Harley 4979, f. 61

Sun and Moon trees from BL Harley 4979, f. 61

Detail of a miniature of the Sun and Moon trees prophesying Alexander's reign and death, with a phoenix in the dry tree. Image taken from f. 61 of Roman d'Alexandre (index Romance of Alexander), in prose, with ... More

Saturn and Jupiter from BL YT 31, f. 51v

Saturn and Jupiter from BL YT 31, f. 51v

Detail of a miniature of the planet Saturn, represented as an elderly man holding a sickle; miniature of the planet Jupiter, incorrectly represented as a fully-robed woman (this miniature should actually be rep... More

Diagram from BL Harley 2407, f. 57

Diagram from BL Harley 2407, f. 57

Astrological drawing of the sun, moon, and Zodiac constellations. Image taken from f. 57 of Miscellaneous treatises on alchemy, including John Lydgate's 'The Churl and the Bird' (the latter imperfect at the beg... More

Notes and diagrams from BL Arundel 263, f. 25

Notes and diagrams from BL Arundel 263, f. 25

Notes and diagrams illustrating Leonardo's study of water, astronomy and optics (1508). Image taken from f. 25 of Notebook ('The Codex Arundel'). Written in Italian.

Heaven of the Moon from BL YT 36, f. 131

Heaven of the Moon from BL YT 36, f. 131

Detail of miniature of Dante and Beatrice visiting the inhabitants of the heaven of the moon. Image taken from f. 131 of Divina Commedia (index Divine Comedy). Written in Italian.

Cosmological diagram of the spheres from BL YT 31, f. 66

Cosmological diagram of the spheres from BL YT 31, f. 66

Circular diagram of the spheres of the Ptolemaic system, including the four elements, the seven planetary spheres, and the sphere of fixed stars, with four angels surrounding them, in Matfré Ermengau of Béziers... More

f. 104, displayed as an open bifolium with f. 107v: sketches and diagrams from BL Arundel 263

f. 104, displayed as an open bifolium with f. 107v: sketches and diagr...

Notes, diagrams and sketches on astronomy and the Sun, Moon and Earth. Image taken from f. 104 of Notebook ('The Codex Arundel'). Written in Italian.

The temple of God and the woman in glory from BL Add 38842, f. 3

The temple of God and the woman in glory from BL Add 38842, f. 3

Full page with a two-column miniature of the temple of God and the ark within (right); the woman in a glory, with the moon under her feet (right); Image taken from f. 3 of Apocalypse with commentary in French p... More

Portrait sketch from BL Harley 3461, f. 100

Portrait sketch from BL Harley 3461, f. 100

Added sketch, possibly a self-portrait. Image taken from f. 100 of A 'history of events', imperfect (ff. 1-92v); ruled folios with added sketches (ff. 93-100v); and a poem on astronomy, astrology, and geography... More

Fox and ape from BL Eg 1121, f. 12v

Fox and ape from BL Eg 1121, f. 12v

Miniature of a fox and ape; the fox is wondering why the ape rejoices in the full moon above, at the beginning of Chapter 9 of Book 1. Image taken from f. 12v of Spiegel der Weisheit. Written in German.

Lunar eclipse from BL YT 31, f. 53

Lunar eclipse from BL YT 31, f. 53

Diagram of a lunar eclipse, with spheres representing the sun, the moon, and Earth, in Matfré Ermengau of Béziers's Breviari d'Amour. Image taken from f. 53 of Breviari d'Amor (Catalan prose version). Written i... More

Cosmological diagram from BL YT 31, f. 45

Cosmological diagram from BL YT 31, f. 45

Diagram showing distances within the sublunar sphere, with angels turning the handles of the poles, by which it is turned, in Matfré Ermengau of Béziers's Breviari d'Amour. Image taken from f. 45 of Breviari d'... More

Beatrice from BL YT 36, f. 132

Beatrice from BL YT 36, f. 132

Miniature of Beatrice explaining some scientific theories to Dante, including the appearance of the moon. Image taken from f. 132 of Divina Commedia (index Divine Comedy). Written in Italian.

Crucifixion from BL Harley 3461, f. 49

Crucifixion from BL Harley 3461, f. 49

Large roundel of the Crucifixion and a smaller roundel of the pope. Image taken from f. 49 of A 'history of events', imperfect (ff. 1-92v); ruled folios with added sketches (ff. 93-100v); and a poem on astrono... More

Virgin and Child from BL Arundel 285, f. 198v

Virgin and Child from BL Arundel 285, f. 198v

Detail of a woodcut of the Virgin and Child, within a rosary, and with the sun and moon. Image taken from f. 198v of Collection of Scottish poetry. Written in English, Scots, some headings in Latin.

Seven Spheres from BL YT 36, f. 169

Seven Spheres from BL YT 36, f. 169

Miniature of Dante and Beatrice before the Seven Spheres of Man. Image taken from f. 169 of Divina Commedia (index Divine Comedy). Written in Italian.

Diagram of the phases of the Moon from BL YT 31, f. 55v

Diagram of the phases of the Moon from BL YT 31, f. 55v

Detail of a diagram of the phases and course of the Moon, in Matfré Ermengau of Béziers's Breviari d'Amour. Image taken from f. 55v of Breviari d'Amor (Catalan prose version). Written in Spanish (Catalan), with... More

Creation from BL Harley 616, f. 1

Creation from BL Harley 616, f. 1

Detail of a section of a six-part miniature of the days of Creation, of God creating the sun and moon and the birds and animals, at the beginning of Genesis. Image taken from f. 1 of Bible (Genesis-Psalms), imp... More

Beatrice from BL YT 36, f. 132

Beatrice from BL YT 36, f. 132

Detail of a miniature of Beatrice explaining some scientific theories to Dante, including the appearance of the moon. Image taken from f. 132 of Divina Commedia (index Divine Comedy). Written in Italian.

Seven Spheres from BL YT 36, f. 169

Seven Spheres from BL YT 36, f. 169

Detail of a miniature of Dante and Beatrice before the Seven Spheres of Man. Image taken from f. 169 of Divina Commedia (index Divine Comedy). Written in Italian.

f. 94, displayed as an open bifolium with f. 97v: diagrams from BL Arundel 263

f. 94, displayed as an open bifolium with f. 97v: diagrams from BL Aru...

Notes and diagrams concerning Leonardo's study on the Moon, entitled 'Della luna'. Image taken from f. 94 of Notebook ('The Codex Arundel'). Written in Italian.

Saturn and Jupiter from BL YT 31, f. 51v

Saturn and Jupiter from BL YT 31, f. 51v

Miniature of the planet Saturn, represented as an elderly man holding a sickle; miniature of the planet Jupiter, incorrectly represented as a fully-robed woman (this miniature should actually be representing th... More

Fox and ape from BL Eg 1121, f. 12v

Fox and ape from BL Eg 1121, f. 12v

Detail of a miniature of a fox and ape; the fox is wondering why the ape rejoices in the full moon above, at the beginning of Chapter 9 of Book 1. Image taken from f. 12v of Spiegel der Weisheit. Written in German.

Astrological sphere from BL YT 31, f. 49v

Astrological sphere from BL YT 31, f. 49v

Detail of a wheel-shaped miniature of the sphere, inscribed with the poles, cardinal points, twelve signs, and course of the sun, in Matfré Ermengau of Béziers's Breviari d'Amour. Image taken from f. 49v of Bre... More

Astrological sphere from BL YT 31, f. 49v

Astrological sphere from BL YT 31, f. 49v

Wheel-shaped miniature of the sphere, inscribed with the poles, cardinal points, twelve signs, and course of the sun, in Matfré Ermengau of Béziers's Breviari d'Amour. Image taken from f. 49v of Breviari d'Amor... More

Heaven and Earth from BL YT 36, f. 130

Heaven and Earth from BL YT 36, f. 130

Miniature of Beatrice explaining to Dante that the universe is a hierarchy of being, with creatures devoid of reason in the early 'sea of being', and heaven as nine spheres rules by the figure of love. Image ta... More

Diagram of the planets from BL YT 31, f. 70v

Diagram of the planets from BL YT 31, f. 70v

Circular diagram of the seven planets, each of which governs a day of the week, set around a wheel. Each planet is depicted as a human figure: the Sun as a woman with a flower, Venus swimming, Mercury with a ... More

Astrolabe of ‘Umar ibn Yusuf ibn ‘Umar ibn ‘Ali ibn Rasul al-Muzaffari
Eclipses from BL Harley 531, ff. 11v-12

Eclipses from BL Harley 531, ff. 11v-12

Diagrams of eclipses, with the earth in the centre and the sun in the outer orbit. In the upper diagram, labelled 'Eclipse of the moon', the earth casts its shadow on the moon, while in the diagram below, label... More

Diagram from BL Harley 531, f. 4v

Diagram from BL Harley 531, f. 4v

Diagram. Image taken from f. 4v of Tractatus de sphaera (index De sphera), in a mathematical and scientific miscellany. Written in Latin.

Calendar from BL Harley 531, f. 26

Calendar from BL Harley 531, f. 26

Calendar page. Image taken from f. 26 of Tractatus de sphaera (index De sphera), in a mathematical and scientific miscellany. Written in Latin.

Diagram with serpent from BL Royal 12 C XVII, f. 40v

Diagram with serpent from BL Royal 12 C XVII, f. 40v

Detail of a circular diagram with a serpent biting its tail. Image taken from f. 40v of Scientific miscellany, including Kalendarium Petri, Tabule Gerlandi, Tabula Petri Daci de loco lune inueniendo.., Treatise... More

Diagrams from BL Royal 12 C XVII, f. 67

Diagrams from BL Royal 12 C XVII, f. 67

Text page with diagrams in the margins. Image taken from f. 67 of Scientific miscellany, including Kalendarium Petri, Tabule Gerlandi, Tabula Petri Daci de loco lune inueniendo.., Treatise on arithmetic, Tracta... More

Text page from BL Harley 1, f. 86

Text page from BL Harley 1, f. 86

Text page with decorated initial 'I'(nter) with pen-flourishing and paraphs in red or blue. Image taken from f. 86 of Miscellaneous treatises on astronomy, astrology, mathematics and geometry, imperfect. Writte... More

Microcosmic man from BL Sloane 282, f. 18

Microcosmic man from BL Sloane 282, f. 18

Drawing of microcosmic man, bounded by the spheres of the four elements and the planets, taking the place of Earth in the centre. Image taken from f. 18 of Astrological-medical miscellany, including a calendar ... More

Genealogical diagram from BL Royal 20 A XVIII, f. 150v

Genealogical diagram from BL Royal 20 A XVIII, f. 150v

Genealogical diagram, ink drawing of sword and decorated initial C. Image taken from f. 150v of Chronicle of England ( the 'Anonimalle Chronicle'). Written in French.

Circular diagram from BL Royal 12 C XVII, f. 45v

Circular diagram from BL Royal 12 C XVII, f. 45v

Detail of a circular diagram. Image taken from f. 45v of Scientific miscellany, including Kalendarium Petri, Tabule Gerlandi, Tabula Petri Daci de loco lune inueniendo.., Treatise on arithmetic, Tractatus de sp... More

Temptation by tournament from BL Royal 19 C I, f. 204v

Temptation by tournament from BL Royal 19 C I, f. 204v

Detail of a miniature of knights fighting during a temptation by tournament. Image taken from f. 204v of Breviari d'Amor. Written in French (Occitan) (Provencal).

Bloodletting zodiac man from BL Harley 3719, ff. 158v-159

Bloodletting zodiac man from BL Harley 3719, ff. 158v-159

Miniature of a bloodletting man with one foot in a bleeding pan and a spindle in his hand, with English captions. Image taken from ff. 158v-159 of Miscellany with various astronomical, calendrical, medical, and... More

Man fighting a dragon from BL Royal 12 C XVII, f. 204

Man fighting a dragon from BL Royal 12 C XVII, f. 204

Historiated initial 'P'(atefit) with a man fighting a dragon and, in the lower margin, a hunter shooting at a rabbit. Image taken from f. 204 of Scientific miscellany, including Kalendarium Petri, Tabule Gerlan... More

Diagram and initial from BL Sloane 389, ff. 1v-2

Diagram and initial from BL Sloane 389, ff. 1v-2

Diagram, and decorated initial. Image taken from ff. 1v-2 of Medical miscellany, including the Golden Table treatise (ff. 72-76v); the Golden Table of Pythagoras, imperfect (ff. 93-94v); regimen for diet and bl... More

Dancing from BL Royal 19 C I, f. 204v

Dancing from BL Royal 19 C I, f. 204v

Detail of a miniature of demons tempting people with dancing. Image taken from f. 204v of Breviari d'Amor. Written in French (Occitan) (Provencal).

Diagram from BL Eg 844, f. 64

Diagram from BL Eg 844, f. 64

Diagram. Image taken from f. 64 of Scientific miscellany, including Tractatus de Sphaera, Compotus, etc. Written in Latin.

Decorated initial 'M'(inuciarum) from BL Royal 12 C XVII, f. 83

Decorated initial 'M'(inuciarum) from BL Royal 12 C XVII, f. 83

Detail of a decorated initial 'M'(inuciarum). Image taken from f. 83 of Scientific miscellany, including Kalendarium Petri, Tabule Gerlandi, Tabula Petri Daci de loco lune inueniendo.., Treatise on arithmetic, ... More

Decorated initial and diagram from BL Arundel 25, f. 62

Decorated initial and diagram from BL Arundel 25, f. 62

Initial 'N'(atura), table of chapters, and a circular diagram, with evidence of having been made using a compass. Image taken from f. 62 of Miscellaneous theological texts. Written in Latin.

Table from BL Eg 844, f. 6

Table from BL Eg 844, f. 6

Detail of a marginal lunar table. Image taken from f. 6 of Scientific miscellany, including Tractatus de Sphaera, Compotus, etc. Written in Latin.

Seated man from BL Eg 844, f. 1

Seated man from BL Eg 844, f. 1

Illuminated historiated initial 'O'(mnia) of a seated man seated at a table. Image taken from f. 1 of Scientific miscellany, including Tractatus de Sphaera, Compotus, etc. Written in Latin.

Decorated initial from BL Royal 12 C XVII, f. 1

Decorated initial from BL Royal 12 C XVII, f. 1

Decorated initial 'I' with a partial bar border, and a rabbit on the extender. Image taken from f. 1 of Scientific miscellany, including Kalendarium Petri, Tabule Gerlandi, Tabula Petri Daci de loco lune inueni... More

Diagrams and decorated initial from BL Arundel 339, ff. 120v-121

Diagrams and decorated initial from BL Arundel 339, ff. 120v-121

Decorated initial 'I'(nter) and diagrams. Image taken from ff. 120v-121 of Miscellany, including De institutione arithmetica (ff. 1v-31), Astronomica (ff. 71v-89v). Guido d’Arezzo: Micrologus (ff. 98-104), Reg... More

Lunar diagram from BL Royal 12 C XVII, f. 48

Lunar diagram from BL Royal 12 C XVII, f. 48

Lunar diagram. Image taken from f. 48 of Scientific miscellany, including Kalendarium Petri, Tabule Gerlandi, Tabula Petri Daci de loco lune inueniendo.., Treatise on arithmetic, Tractatus de sp[h]era, Compotus... More

Double course of the moon and central path of the sun from BL Royal 12 F X, f. 20v

Double course of the moon and central path of the sun from BL Royal 12...

Detail of a diagram of the double course of the moon and the central path of the sun. Image taken from f. 20v of Dragmaticon philosophiae, imperfect at the beginning and the end (index Dramaticon). Written in Latin.

Man holding an orb from BL Harley 4350, f. 4

Man holding an orb from BL Harley 4350, f. 4

Historiated initial 'I'(ntentio) of a man holding an orb at the beginning of Grosseteste's Computus correctorius, astronomical diagram at the bottom of the page. Image taken from f. 4 of Various astronomical an... More

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