Images of Christ Emmanuel represent the Logos, or preexistent Word of God.Steatite, easily carved stone, usually soft green or buff in color, came to be widely used for the production of small icons.
Miniatures with the Annunciation to the shepherds, Adoration of the Magi, Presentation, Christ and the doctors, in the Hymn to the Virgin. Image taken from ff. 14v-15 of Meditations (begins and ends imperfectly... More
The Byzantine image of Christ Pantokrator (Ruler of All) is a frontal, half-length portrait of a bearded Christ holding a Gospel book in his left hand while giving a sign of blessing with his right.
Text page containing the end of the 'Short Charter of Christ' and a Middle English poem beginning 'Behold man what thou art'. Image taken from f. 115 of Miscellany, including Omnipotentem semper adorant, Lord w... More
Detail of three historiated initials 'D,' with Christ blessing, the Virgin and Child, and a bishop. Image taken from f. 40 of Bible ('The Arnstein Bible') (Job to Revelation), including the Psalms in three vers... More