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Crucifix

Crucifix

Attributed to Egypt

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

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

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

Een collectie scherven

Een collectie scherven

Een collectie scherven opgegraven aan de Spuistraat bij de uitbreiding van het gebouw der Kasvereeniging bestaande uit: 7 potten en potscherven van bruine klei, van binnen en buiten met kleurloos loodglazuur be... 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

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

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

Crucifix

Crucifix

Made in Cologne or Mosan (?)

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

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

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Made in possibly Santo Domingo de Silos, Spain

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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

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

Cross
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Crucifix

Made in Limoges, France

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Cross

Cross

Made in Spain or Limoges, France

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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

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Crucifix

Made in Limoges, France

Virgin and Child

Virgin and Child

The Virgin is seated with the Christ Child on her lap. Here she is more than merely the mother of Jesus, she is the symbolic throne on which the Child sits, the incarnation of divine wisdom: the sedes sapientia... more

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Crucifix

Crucifix

The theme of Christ dying on the cross originated just before the year 1000. Until then, theologians had argued at great length about whether Christ died as a man or as a god. This early statue emphasizes the h... more

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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

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Made in Venice, Italy

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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

Crucifixion from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 256v

Crucifixion from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 256v

Detail of a miniature of the Crucifixion, with a grieving Virgin Mary falling into the arms of a woman on the left, Longinus (without his spear) kneeling in the foreground, with two men throwing dice at the foo... more

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

John from BL Royal 15 D II, f. 49

John from BL Royal 15 D II, f. 49

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 (the 'Welles Ap... more

Crucifixion from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 256v

Crucifixion from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 256v

Miniature of the Crucifixion, with a grieving Virgin Mary falling into the arms of a woman on the left, Longinus (without his spear) kneeling in the foreground, with two men throwing dice at the foot of the cru... more

John and representatives of the churches from BL Royal 15 D II, f. 106v

John and representatives of the churches from BL Royal 15 D II, f. 106...

Detail of a miniature of John the Evangelist, holding a martyr's palm, standing before a group of representatives of the various churches. Image taken from f. 106v of La lumiere as lais; Apocalypse (the 'Welles... more

Historiated initials from BL Eg 3277, f. 169

Historiated initials from BL Eg 3277, f. 169

Text page with a bar border and historiated initials 'R' of Mark and the Evangelist with an angel behind him and a winged lion standing above him, and 'C'(um) of Matthew the Evangelist, with a winged young boy ... more

Historiated initials from BL Eg 3277, f. 163v

Historiated initials from BL Eg 3277, f. 163v

Text page with a bar border and historiated initials 'D' of Christ, 'I' of Luke the Evangelist and his bull, and 'D' of Mark the Evangelist with lion. Image taken from f. 163v of Psalter, Use of Sarum ('The Boh... more

Historiated initials from BL Eg 3277, f. 161

Historiated initials from BL Eg 3277, f. 161

Text page with a bar border and historiated initials 'D'(eus): Paul holding a sword; historiated initial 'T'(uere): John the Evangelist holding a chalice and palm branch; historiated initial 'M'(aiestatem): ... more

Historiated initial from BL Eg 3277, f. 169v

Historiated initial from BL Eg 3277, f. 169v

Text page with a bar border and an historiated initial 'I'(n) of Luke the Evangelist and a winged bull in front of him. Image taken from f. 169v of Psalter, Use of Sarum ('The Bohun Psalter and Hours'), imperfe... more

Historiated initial from BL Eg 3277, f. 170

Historiated initial from BL Eg 3277, f. 170

Text page with a bar border and an historiated initial 'I'(n) of Saint John the Evangelist, and an eagle standing before the lectern. Image taken from f. 170 of Psalter, Use of Sarum ('The Bohun Psalter and Hou... more

John the Evangelist and John the Baptist from BL Royal 19 C II, f. 197

John the Evangelist and John the Baptist from BL Royal 19 C II, f. 197

Detail of a miniature of John the Evangelist and John the Baptist. Image taken from f. 197 of La somme le roi, with Gospels and the Complainte de Notre Dame. Written in French.

Cor (Heart) from BL Royal 6 E VI, f. 425v

Cor (Heart) from BL Royal 6 E VI, f. 425v

Detail of a historiated initial 'C'(or) of a man, holding his heart and praying before a crucifix at an altar. Image taken from f. 425v of Omne Bonum (Circumcisio-Dona Spiritui Sancti). Written in Latin.