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Coloured initial from BL Royal 13 C V, f. 5v

Coloured initial from BL Royal 13 C V, f. 5v

Following the numbered list of chapters (some of the numbers are visible through the parchment in the right-hand column), the start of the main text is introduced by a large red initial 'B' and opening words in... More

Decorated initial from BL Royal 13 C V, f. 2

Decorated initial from BL Royal 13 C V, f. 2

Decorated initial 'G'(lorisissimo), the ownership inscription of the Benedictine abbey of Saint Pater, Gloucester, and the Old Royal press-mark 'no. 965'. Image taken from f. 2 of Historia Ecclesiastica Gentis... More

Artemisia defeating the Rhodians from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 90v

Artemisia defeating the Rhodians from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 90v

Miniature of Artemisia defeating the Rhodians. Image taken from f. 90v of Des cleres et nobles femmes, De claris mulieribus in an anonymous French translation (index De claris mulieribus, Le livre de femmes nob... More

Thisbe finding the body of Pyramus from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 22

Thisbe finding the body of Pyramus from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 22

Miniature of Thisbe finding the body of Pyramus. Image taken from f. 22 of Des cleres et nobles femmes, De claris mulieribus in an anonymous French translation (index De claris mulieribus, Le livre de femmes no... More

Orithyia and Antiope from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 31v

Orithyia and Antiope from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 31v

Miniature of Orithyia and Antiope, queens of the Amazons. Image taken from f. 31v of Des cleres et nobles femmes, De claris mulieribus in an anonymous French translation (index De claris mulieribus, Le livre de... More

Ypone' (Hippo) drowning herself from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 86

Ypone' (Hippo) drowning herself from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 86

Miniature of 'Ypone' (Hippo) drowning herself. Image taken from f. 86 of Des cleres et nobles femmes, De claris mulieribus in an anonymous French translation (index De claris mulieribus, Le livre de femmes nobl... More

Sulpicia leaving her friends from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 128

Sulpicia leaving her friends from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 128

Miniature of Sulpicia leaving her friends, to follow her husband Lentulus Cruscellio into exile. Image taken from f. 128 of Des cleres et nobles femmes, De claris mulieribus in an anonymous French translation (... More

Death of Harmonia from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 106

Death of Harmonia from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 106

Detail of a miniature of the death of Harmonia, daughter of Gelon. Image taken from f. 106 of Des cleres et nobles femmes, De claris mulieribus in an anonymous French translation (index De claris mulieribus, Le... More

Helen and Paris in a castle from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 54

Helen and Paris in a castle from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 54

Miniature of Helen and Paris in a castle. Image taken from f. 54 of Des cleres et nobles femmes, De claris mulieribus in an anonymous French translation (index De claris mulieribus, Le livre de femmes nobles et... More

Busa of Canusium from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 107

Busa of Canusium from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 107

Miniature of Busa of Canusium entertaining the Romans after Cannae. Image taken from f. 107 of Des cleres et nobles femmes, De claris mulieribus in an anonymous French translation (index De claris mulieribus, L... More

Claudia Quinta from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 118

Claudia Quinta from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 118

Miniature of Claudia Quinta using her belt to move the ship containing the image of Pissimunde, mother of the gods. Image taken from f. 118 of Des cleres et nobles femmes, De claris mulieribus in an anonymous F... More

Torture of Epicharis from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 141v

Torture of Epicharis from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 141v

Miniature of the torture of Epicharis. Image taken from f. 141v of Des cleres et nobles femmes, De claris mulieribus in an anonymous French translation (index De claris mulieribus, Le livre de femmes nobles et ... More

Lavinia from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 64v

Lavinia from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 64v

Detail of a miniature of Lavinia nursing Julius Silvius, and Ascanius giving up the crown. Image taken from f. 64v of Des cleres et nobles femmes, De claris mulieribus in an anonymous French translation (index ... More

Paulina in the temple of Isis from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 137v

Paulina in the temple of Isis from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 137v

Miniature of Paulina in the temple of Isis. Image taken from f. 137v of Des cleres et nobles femmes, De claris mulieribus in an anonymous French translation (index De claris mulieribus, Le livre de femmes noble... More

Camilla from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 59v

Camilla from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 59v

Miniature of Camilla, Queen of the Volscians, hunting. Image taken from f. 59v of Des cleres et nobles femmes, De claris mulieribus in an anonymous French translation (index De claris mulieribus, Le livre de fe... More

Pontheslea from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 49

Pontheslea from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 49

Detail of a miniature of Pontheslea, queen of the Amazons, on horseback with warriors. Image taken from f. 49 of Des cleres et nobles femmes, De claris mulieribus in an anonymous French translation (index De cl... More

Jeanne, queen of Jerusalem and Sicily from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 165v

Jeanne, queen of Jerusalem and Sicily from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 165v

Miniature of Jeanne, queen of Jerusalem and Sicily, receiving gifts from her subjects. Image taken from f. 165v of Des cleres et nobles femmes, De claris mulieribus in an anonymous French translation (index De ... More

Berenice Pontica, queen of Cappadocia from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 112v

Berenice Pontica, queen of Cappadocia from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 112v

Miniature of Berenice Pontica, queen of Cappadocia (daughter of Mithridates V), in a chariot avenging the death of her sons. Image taken from f. 112v of Des cleres et nobles femmes, De claris mulieribus in an a... More

Medea uttering a spell from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 29

Medea uttering a spell from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 29

Detail of a miniature of Medea seated, uttering a spell; Jason on horseback, and the slaughter either of Absyrtus or of one of Medea's children. Image taken from f. 29 of Des cleres et nobles femmes, De claris ... More

'Semiamira' (Julia Soaemias) from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 150v

'Semiamira' (Julia Soaemias) from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 150v

Miniature of 'Semiamira' (Julia Soaemias), mother of Elagabalus, among the Roman senators. Image taken from f. 150v of Des cleres et nobles femmes, De claris mulieribus in an anonymous French translation (index... More

Porcia, daughter of Cato Uticensis from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 125

Porcia, daughter of Cato Uticensis from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 125

Miniature of Porcia, daughter of Cato Uticensis and wife of Brutus, eating hot coals. Image taken from f. 125 of Des cleres et nobles femmes, De claris mulieribus in an anonymous French translation (index De cl... More

The wives of the Messenians from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 46v

The wives of the Messenians from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 46v

Miniature of the wives of the Messenians visiting their husbands in prison. Image taken from f. 46v of Des cleres et nobles femmes, De claris mulieribus in an anonymous French translation (index De claris mulie... More

Cassandra and Priam from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 51v

Cassandra and Priam from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 51v

Miniature of Cassandra, Priam, and another figure with an uplifted sword. Image taken from f. 51v of Des cleres et nobles femmes, De claris mulieribus in an anonymous French translation (index De claris mulieri... More

Boccaccio from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 5

Boccaccio from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 5

Detail of a frontispiece in four panels, of Boccaccio reading a book, Boccaccio presenting the book to Andrea Acciaiuoli, countess of Altavilla, a messenger presenting a letter to Semiramis, and a queen with fo... More

Mithridates VI and Hypsicratea from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 119

Mithridates VI and Hypsicratea from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 119

Miniature of Mithridates VI and his wife, Hypsicratea, on horseback. Image taken from f. 119 of Des cleres et nobles femmes, De claris mulieribus in an anonymous French translation (index De claris mulieribus, ... More

Statue of Opis from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 11

Statue of Opis from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 11

Miniature of the statue of Opis, wife of Saturn, with two Roman worshippers. Image taken from f. 11 of Des cleres et nobles femmes, De claris mulieribus in an anonymous French translation (index De claris mulie... More

Gaia Caecilia or Tanaquil from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 75

Gaia Caecilia or Tanaquil from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 75

Detail of a miniature of Gaia Caecilia or Tanaquil at her loom, while women spin and card wool. Image taken from f. 75 of Des cleres et nobles femmes, De claris mulieribus in an anonymous French translation (in... More

Medea uttering a spell from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 29

Medea uttering a spell from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 29

Miniature of Medea seated, uttering a spell; Jason on horseback, and the slaughter either of Absyrtus or of one of Medea's children. Image taken from f. 29 of Des cleres et nobles femmes, De claris mulieribus i... More

Libya from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 20

Libya from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 20

Detail of a miniature of a crowned Libya giving orders to three men. Image taken from f. 20 of Des cleres et nobles femmes, De claris mulieribus in an anonymous French translation (index De claris mulieribus, L... More

Triaria, wife of L. Vitellius from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 146v

Triaria, wife of L. Vitellius from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 146v

Miniature of Triaria, wife of L. Vitellius, in battle. Image taken from f. 146v of Des cleres et nobles femmes, De claris mulieribus in an anonymous French translation (index De claris mulieribus, Le livre de f... More

Death of Dido from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 65

Death of Dido from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 65

Detail of a miniature of the death of Dido. Image taken from f. 65 of Des cleres et nobles femmes, De claris mulieribus in an anonymous French translation (index De claris mulieribus, Le livre de femmes nobles ... More

Agamemnon and Clytemnestra from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 52v

Agamemnon and Clytemnestra from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 52v

Miniature of Agamemnon being clubbed on the head by Aegisthus; Clytemnestra is in front with an attendant. Image taken from f. 52v of Des cleres et nobles femmes, De claris mulieribus in an anonymous French tra... More

Death of Virginia from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 93v

Death of Virginia from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 93v

Detail of a miniature of the death of Virginia. Image taken from f. 93v of Des cleres et nobles femmes, De claris mulieribus in an anonymous French translation (index De claris mulieribus, Le livre de femmes no... More

Hecuba from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 50v

Hecuba from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 50v

Detail of a miniature of Hecuba viewing the slaughter of Priam and her children. Image taken from f. 50v of Des cleres et nobles femmes, De claris mulieribus in an anonymous French translation (index De claris ... More

'Dripetrue' (Drypetina), queen of Laodicea from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 116v

'Dripetrue' (Drypetina), queen of Laodicea from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 11...

Miniature of 'Dripetrue' (Drypetina), queen of Laodicea, waiting on her father Mithridates. Image taken from f. 116v of Des cleres et nobles femmes, De claris mulieribus in an anonymous French translation (inde... More

Boccaccio from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 5

Boccaccio from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 5

Frontispiece in four panels, of Boccaccio reading a book, Boccaccio presenting the book to Andrea Acciaiuoli, countess of Altavilla, a messenger presenting a letter to Semiramis, and a queen with four female mu... More

Marianne, wife of Herod the Great from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 129v

Marianne, wife of Herod the Great from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 129v

Miniature of Marianne, wife of Herod the Great, slain with an axe. Image taken from f. 129v of Des cleres et nobles femmes, De claris mulieribus in an anonymous French translation (index De claris mulieribus, L... More

Megullia Dotata from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 86v

Megullia Dotata from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 86v

Miniature of Megullia Dotata. Image taken from f. 86v of Des cleres et nobles femmes, De claris mulieribus in an anonymous French translation (index De claris mulieribus, Le livre de femmes nobles et renomées).... More

Agrippina, widow of Germanicus from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 136v

Agrippina, widow of Germanicus from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 136v

Miniature of Agrippina, widow of Germanicus, refusing food. Image taken from f. 136v of Des cleres et nobles femmes, De claris mulieribus in an anonymous French translation (index De claris mulieribus, Le livre... More

Niobe from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 26

Niobe from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 26

Detail of a miniature of Niobe viewing the dead bodies of her husband, Amphion, and two of her children. Image taken from f. 26 of Des cleres et nobles femmes, De claris mulieribus in an anonymous French trans... More

'Sabic Pompee' (Poppaea Sabina) from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 144v

'Sabic Pompee' (Poppaea Sabina) from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 144v

Miniature of 'Sabic Pompee' (Poppaea Sabina), wife of Nero, in a horse-litter. Image taken from f. 144v of Des cleres et nobles femmes, De claris mulieribus in an anonymous French translation (index De claris m... More

Hymnestra from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 24

Hymnestra from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 24

Detail of a miniature of Hymnestra being arrested on the order of Danaus. Image taken from f. 24 of Des cleres et nobles femmes, De claris mulieribus in an anonymous French translation (index De claris mulierib... More

Irene painting a picture from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 96

Irene painting a picture from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 96

Miniature of Irene, daughter of Cratinus, painting a picture of a boy. Image taken from f. 96 of Des cleres et nobles femmes, De claris mulieribus in an anonymous French translation (index De claris mulieribus,... More

Marriage of Constantia and  Henry VI from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 160

Marriage of Constantia and Henry VI from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 160

Miniature of of the marriage of Constantia to the Emperor Henry VI. Image taken from f. 160 of Des cleres et nobles femmes, De claris mulieribus in an anonymous French translation (index De claris mulieribus, L... More

Thamar from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 90

Thamar from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 90

Miniature of Thamar painting a picture of Diana. Image taken from f. 90 of Des cleres et nobles femmes, De claris mulieribus in an anonymous French translation (index De claris mulieribus, Le livre de femmes no... More

Minerva crowned from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 15

Minerva crowned from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 15

Detail of a miniature of Minerva crowned, instructing men in making armour, while a man uses counters and another plays the flageolet. Image taken from f. 15 of Des cleres et nobles femmes, De claris mulieribus... More

'Dripetrue' (Drypetina), queen of Laodicea from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 116v

'Dripetrue' (Drypetina), queen of Laodicea from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 11...

Detail of a miniature of 'Dripetrue' (Drypetina), queen of Laodicea, waiting on her father Mithridates. Image taken from f. 116v of Des cleres et nobles femmes, De claris mulieribus in an anonymous French trans... More

Marcie with mirror and sculptor's tools from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 104

Marcie with mirror and sculptor's tools from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 104

Miniature of 'Marcie qui fut de Varron' (i.e. Jaia of Cyzicus) with mirror and sculptor's tools. Image taken from f. 104 of Des cleres et nobles femmes, De claris mulieribus in an anonymous French translation (... More

Cornificia with book on desk from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 129

Cornificia with book on desk from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 129

Miniature of Cornificia with book on desk. Image taken from f. 129 of Des cleres et nobles femmes, De claris mulieribus in an anonymous French translation (index De claris mulieribus, Le livre de femmes nobles ... More

'Curie' (Turia) hiding her husband Q. Lucretius from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 126v

'Curie' (Turia) hiding her husband Q. Lucretius from BL Royal 20 C V, ...

Miniature of 'Curie (Turia) hiding her husband Q. Lucretius in the roof. Image taken from f. 126v of Des cleres et nobles femmes, De claris mulieribus in an anonymous French translation (index De claris mulieri... More

Neoptolemus sacrificing Polyxena from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 49v

Neoptolemus sacrificing Polyxena from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 49v

Miniature of Neoptolemus sacrificing Polyxena at the tomb of Achilles. Image taken from f. 49v of Des cleres et nobles femmes, De claris mulieribus in an anonymous French translation (index De claris mulieribus... More

Death of Olympias from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 97

Death of Olympias from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 97

Miniature of the death of Olympias, queen of Macedonia. Image taken from f. 97 of Des cleres et nobles femmes, De claris mulieribus in an anonymous French translation (index De claris mulieribus, Le livre de fe... More

Camilla from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 59v

Camilla from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 59v

Detail of a miniature of Camilla, Queen of the Volscians, hunting. Image taken from f. 59v of Des cleres et nobles femmes, De claris mulieribus in an anonymous French translation (index De claris mulieribus, Le... More

Antonia, widow of Drusus from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 135v

Antonia, widow of Drusus from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 135v

Miniature of Antonia, widow of Drusus, refusing her suitors, and a musician with a harp. Image taken from f. 135v of Des cleres et nobles femmes, De claris mulieribus in an anonymous French translation (index D... More

Erythraea writing from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 32v

Erythraea writing from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 32v

Detail of a miniature of Erythraea writing. Image taken from f. 32v of Des cleres et nobles femmes, De claris mulieribus in an anonymous French translation (index De claris mulieribus, Le livre de femmes nobles... More

Medusa in a ship from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 33

Medusa in a ship from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 33

Detail of a miniature of Medusa in a ship, with ensign representing Pegasus. Image taken from f. 33 of Des cleres et nobles femmes, De claris mulieribus in an anonymous French translation (index De claris mulie... More

Sempronia from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 121

Sempronia from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 121

Miniature of Sempronia, wife of a Roman consul, with a book, desk, and musical instruments, being embraced by a man. Image taken from f. 121 of Des cleres et nobles femmes, De claris mulieribus in an anonymous ... More

Sappho from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 75v

Sappho from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 75v

Miniature of Sappho reading her poems to other authors. Image taken from f. 75v of Des cleres et nobles femmes, De claris mulieribus in an anonymous French translation (index De claris mulieribus, Le livre de f... More

Lucretia from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 76v

Lucretia from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 76v

Detail of a miniature of Lucretia stabbing herself. Image taken from f. 76v of Des cleres et nobles femmes, De claris mulieribus in an anonymous French translation (index De claris mulieribus, Le livre de femme... More

Nicaula, queen of the Ethiopians from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 71v

Nicaula, queen of the Ethiopians from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 71v

Miniature of Nicaula, queen of the Ethiopians, at Solomon's court. Image taken from f. 71v of Des cleres et nobles femmes, De claris mulieribus in an anonymous French translation (index De claris mulieribus, Le... More

'Enguborade' (Engeldruda) from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 158v

'Enguborade' (Engeldruda) from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 158v

Miniature of 'Enguborade' (Engeldruda), Florentine virgin, given in marriage to Guido by the Emperor Otho. Image taken from f. 158v of Des cleres et nobles femmes, De claris mulieribus in an anonymous French tr... More

Marcie with mirror and sculptor's tools from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 104

Marcie with mirror and sculptor's tools from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 104

Detail of a miniature of 'Marcie qui fut de Varron' (i.e. Jaia of Cyzicus) with mirror and sculptor's tools. Image taken from f. 104 of Des cleres et nobles femmes, De claris mulieribus in an anonymous French t... More

Sempronia from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 117

Sempronia from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 117

Detail of a miniature of Sempronia, sister of the Gracchi, refusing to kiss L. Equitius. Image taken from f. 117 of Des cleres et nobles femmes, De claris mulieribus in an anonymous French translation (index De... More

Venus from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 16v

Venus from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 16v

Miniature of Venus, with Vulcan and Adonis, and a priest with censer. Image taken from f. 16v of Des cleres et nobles femmes, De claris mulieribus in an anonymous French translation (index De claris mulieribus,... More

Death of Julia, daughter of Caesar from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 124v

Death of Julia, daughter of Caesar from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 124v

Miniature of the death of Julia, daughter of Caesar and wife of Pompey. Image taken from f. 124v of Des cleres et nobles femmes, De claris mulieribus in an anonymous French translation (index De claris mulierib... More

Death of Agrippina from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 139

Death of Agrippina from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 139

Detail of a miniature of the death of Agrippina as Nero looks on. Image taken from f. 139 of Des cleres et nobles femmes, De claris mulieribus in an anonymous French translation (index De claris mulieribus, Le ... More

Medusa in a ship from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 33

Medusa in a ship from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 33

Miniature of Medusa in a ship, with ensign representing Pegasus. Image taken from f. 33 of Des cleres et nobles femmes, De claris mulieribus in an anonymous French translation (index De claris mulieribus, Le li... More

Theoxena fleeing in a ship from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 110v

Theoxena fleeing in a ship from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 110v

Miniature of Theoxena, in a ship, fleeing from Philip V of Macedon, and giving a child poison. Image taken from f. 110v of Des cleres et nobles femmes, De claris mulieribus in an anonymous French translation (i... More

Death of Cleopatra from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 131v

Death of Cleopatra from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 131v

Miniature of of the death of Cleopatra; blood drips from her arms into the mouths of two dragons. Image taken from f. 131v of Des cleres et nobles femmes, De claris mulieribus in an anonymous French translation... More

Torture of Epicharis from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 141v

Torture of Epicharis from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 141v

Detail of a miniature of the torture of Epicharis. Image taken from f. 141v of Des cleres et nobles femmes, De claris mulieribus in an anonymous French translation (index De claris mulieribus, Le livre de femme... More

Leonne from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 80

Leonne from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 80

Detail of a miniature of Leonne in the hands of her torturers. Image taken from f. 80 of Des cleres et nobles femmes, De claris mulieribus in an anonymous French translation (index De claris mulieribus, Le livr... More

Deianira and Nessus crossing a river from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 37

Deianira and Nessus crossing a river from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 37

Miniature of Deianira and Nessus crossing a river on horseback, and Hercules with bow drawn. Image taken from f. 37 of Des cleres et nobles femmes, De claris mulieribus in an anonymous French translation (index... More

Veturia and Volumnia meeting Coriolanus from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 87v

Veturia and Volumnia meeting Coriolanus from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 87v

Miniature of Veturia and Volumnia meeting Coriolanus. Image taken from f. 87v of Des cleres et nobles femmes, De claris mulieribus in an anonymous French translation (index De claris mulieribus, Le livre de fem... More

Argia from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 43v

Argia from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 43v

Miniature of Argia discovering the body of her husband Polynices. Image taken from f. 43v of Des cleres et nobles femmes, De claris mulieribus in an anonymous French translation (index De claris mulieribus, Le ... More

Sappho from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 75v

Sappho from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 75v

Detail of a miniature of Sappho reading her poems to other authors. Image taken from f. 75v of Des cleres et nobles femmes, De claris mulieribus in an anonymous French translation (index De claris mulieribus, L... More

Ceres on her throne from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 13

Ceres on her throne from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 13

Detail of a miniature of Ceres on her throne, while men sow seed and drive an oxen and a plough. Image taken from f. 13 of Des cleres et nobles femmes, De claris mulieribus in an anonymous French translation (i... More

Sempronia from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 121

Sempronia from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 121

Detail of a miniature of Sempronia, wife of a Roman consul, with a book, desk, and musical instruments, being embraced by a man. Image taken from f. 121 of Des cleres et nobles femmes, De claris mulieribus in a... More

Athalia from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 82

Athalia from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 82

Detail of a miniature of Athalia ordering the slaughter of the princes of Judah; behind, her death by stoning. Image taken from f. 82 of Des cleres et nobles femmes, De claris mulieribus in an anonymous French ... More

Nicostrata from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 39v

Nicostrata from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 39v

Miniature of Nicostrata (or Carmenta) teaching. Image taken from f. 39v of Des cleres et nobles femmes, De claris mulieribus in an anonymous French translation (index De claris mulieribus, Le livre de femmes no... More

Virginia in the temple of Pudicitia from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 99v

Virginia in the temple of Pudicitia from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 99v

Miniature of Virginia, wife of Lucius Volumnius, in the temple of Pudicitia. Image taken from f. 99v of Des cleres et nobles femmes, De claris mulieribus in an anonymous French translation (index De claris muli... More

Claudia defending Appius Claudius from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 98v

Claudia defending Appius Claudius from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 98v

Miniature of Claudia, vestal virgin, defending Appius Claudius in his triumphal car. Image taken from f. 98v of Des cleres et nobles femmes, De claris mulieribus in an anonymous French translation (index De cla... More

Mithridates VI and Hypsicratea from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 119

Mithridates VI and Hypsicratea from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 119

Detail of a miniature of Mithridates VI and his wife, Hypsicratea, on horseback. Image taken from f. 119 of Des cleres et nobles femmes, De claris mulieribus in an anonymous French translation (index De claris ... More

Zanobia, queen of Palmyra from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 152v

Zanobia, queen of Palmyra from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 152v

Miniature of Zanobia, queen of Palmyra, hunting in a wood, and with her army. Image taken from f. 152v of Des cleres et nobles femmes, De claris mulieribus in an anonymous French translation (index De claris mu... More

Sulpicia swinging a censer from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 105

Sulpicia swinging a censer from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 105

Miniature of Sulpicia, wife of Q. Fulvius Flaccus, swinging a censer in the temple of Venus Verticordia. Image taken from f. 105 of Des cleres et nobles femmes, De claris mulieribus in an anonymous French trans... More

Circe and Ulysses from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 58

Circe and Ulysses from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 58

Miniature of Circe and Ulysses. Image taken from f. 58 of Des cleres et nobles femmes, De claris mulieribus in an anonymous French translation (index De claris mulieribus, Le livre de femmes nobles et renomées)... More

Eve and the serpent from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 7

Eve and the serpent from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 7

Miniature of Eve, crowned, talking to the serpent (in the form of a dragon) with an avenging angel above. Image taken from f. 7 of Des cleres et nobles femmes, De claris mulieribus in an anonymous French transl... More

Hortensia pleading with the Triumvirs from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 127v

Hortensia pleading with the Triumvirs from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 127v

Miniature of Hortensia pleading with the Triumvirs. Image taken from f. 127v of Des cleres et nobles femmes, De claris mulieribus in an anonymous French translation (index De claris mulieribus, Le livre de femm... More

Penelope from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 61v

Penelope from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 61v

Detail of a miniature of Penelope weaving, and the slaughter of her suitors. Image taken from f. 61v of Des cleres et nobles femmes, De claris mulieribus in an anonymous French translation (index De claris muli... More

Semiramis seated from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 8v

Semiramis seated from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 8v

Detail of a miniature of Semiramis seated, with a sword, and her son, Ninus, before her, with armed men behind her. Image taken from f. 8v of Des cleres et nobles femmes, De claris mulieribus in an anonymous Fr... More

Sophonisba taking poison from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 108v

Sophonisba taking poison from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 108v

Miniature of Sophonisba taking poison. Image taken from f. 108v of Des cleres et nobles femmes, De claris mulieribus in an anonymous French translation (index De claris mulieribus, Le livre de femmes nobles et ... More

Arachne spinning from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 30v

Arachne spinning from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 30v

Miniature of Arachne spinning. Image taken from f. 30v of Des cleres et nobles femmes, De claris mulieribus in an anonymous French translation (index De claris mulieribus, Le livre de femmes nobles et renomées)... More

'Tierce Emilienne' (Aemilia) from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 115v

'Tierce Emilienne' (Aemilia) from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 115v

Miniature of 'Tierce Emilienne' (Aemilia) wife of Scipio Africanus, witnessing her husband's infidelity. Image taken from f. 115v of Des cleres et nobles femmes, De claris mulieribus in an anonymous French tran... More

Seneca and his wife Pompeia from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 143

Seneca and his wife Pompeia from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 143

Miniature of Seneca and his wife Pompeia Paulina being bled to death. Image taken from f. 143 of Des cleres et nobles femmes, De claris mulieribus in an anonymous French translation (index De claris mulieribus,... More

The queen of Orgiagon from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 113v

The queen of Orgiagon from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 113v

Miniature of the queen of Orgiagon, King of the 'Gaulgres' (Gallogracci), presenting to him the head of her ravisher. Image taken from f. 113v of Des cleres et nobles femmes, De claris mulieribus in an anonymou... More

Thamar from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 90

Thamar from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 90

Detail of a miniature of Thamar painting a picture of Diana. Image taken from f. 90 of Des cleres et nobles femmes, De claris mulieribus in an anonymous French translation (index De claris mulieribus, Le livre ... More

Falconia from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 147v

Falconia from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 147v

Detail of a miniature of Falconia with her books. Image taken from f. 147v of Des cleres et nobles femmes, De claris mulieribus in an anonymous French translation (index De claris mulieribus, Le livre de femmes... More

Hercules from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 34v

Hercules from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 34v

Miniature of Hercules seated among Iole's women, spinning. Image taken from f. 34v of Des cleres et nobles femmes, De claris mulieribus in an anonymous French translation (index De claris mulieribus, Le livre d... More

Pope Joan from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 156

Pope Joan from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 156

Miniature of Pope Joan in an ecclesiastical procession, giving birth to an infant. Image taken from f. 156 of Des cleres et nobles femmes, De claris mulieribus in an anonymous French translation (index De clari... More

Marpesia and Lampeto from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 20v

Marpesia and Lampeto from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 20v

Miniature of Marpesia and Lampeto, queens of the Amazons, with armed attendants and shield-bearer. Image taken from f. 20v of Des cleres et nobles femmes, De claris mulieribus in an anonymous French translation... More

Arachne weaving from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 30v

Arachne weaving from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 30v

Detail of a miniature of Arachne weaving on a band loom, holding a sword beater, used to tamp down row of weft after it goes across the warp. Image taken from f. 30v of Des cleres et nobles femmes, De claris mu... More

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