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Dante and Virgil from BL YT 36, f. 16

Dante and Virgil from BL YT 36, f. 16

Miniature of Virgil holding Dante's eyes to prevent him seeing the Gorgon pass, and Virgil and Dante entering the city of Dis, in illustration of Canto IX. Image taken from f. 16 of Divina Commedia (index Divin... More

Dante and Beatrice from BL YT 36, f. 151

Dante and Beatrice from BL YT 36, f. 151

Miniature of Dante and Beatrice, on the left, and Bonaventure, on the right, hovering over the Twelve Doctors of the Church (Paradiso XII). Image taken from f. 151 of Divina Commedia (index Divine Comedy). Writ... More

Dante and Beatrice from BL YT 36, f. 148

Dante and Beatrice from BL YT 36, f. 148

Detail of a miniature of Dante and Beatrice before Thomas Aquinas, who presents the two to Dominic and Francis, both standing on winged cherubim, in illustration of Paradiso, Canto XI. Image taken from f. 148 o... More

Dante from BL YT 36, f. 68

Dante from BL YT 36, f. 68

Miniature of Dante encountering Casella and Cato. Image taken from f. 68 of Divina Commedia (index Divine Comedy). Written in Italian.

Dante's vision of the Virgin from BL YT 36, f. 190

Dante's vision of the Virgin from BL YT 36, f. 190

Detail of a miniature of Dante and Beatrice before Dante's vision of the Virgin. Image taken from f. 190 of Divina Commedia (index Divine Comedy). Written in Italian.

Dante pulls at the hair of a traitor from BL Eg 943, f. 58

Dante pulls at the hair of a traitor from BL Eg 943, f. 58

Framed miniature of Dante grasping the hair of one of the souls in the ice, perhaps Bocca. Image taken from f. 58 of Divina Commedia (index Divine Comedy): Inferno, Purgatorio, Paradiso, with a short Latin comm... More

Dante speaks with triumphant souls from BL Eg 943, f. 167

Dante speaks with triumphant souls from BL Eg 943, f. 167

Framed miniature of Dante with Beatrice speaking to triumphant souls in heaven. Image taken from f. 167 of Divina Commedia (index Divine Comedy): Inferno, Purgatorio, Paradiso, with a short Latin commentary; th... More

Dante, Statius and Virgil from BL Eg 943, f. 102

Dante, Statius and Virgil from BL Eg 943, f. 102

Framed miniature of Dante listening Statius and Virgil speaking, Canto XXII. Image taken from f. 102 of Divina Commedia (index Divine Comedy): Inferno, Purgatorio, Paradiso, with a short Latin commentary; the C... More

Dante bending overi from BL Eg 943, f. 82v

Dante bending overi from BL Eg 943, f. 82v

Framed miniature of Dante bending over to speak to one of the proud souls, perhaps Oderisi of Gubbio . Image taken from f. 82v of Divina Commedia (index Divine Comedy): Inferno, Purgatorio, Paradiso, with a sho... More

Dante and Virgil from BL YT 36, f. 12v

Dante and Virgil from BL YT 36, f. 12v

Miniature of Dante and Virgil entering the fourth circle, with Plutus Avaricius, the Prodigals and the Wrathful, illustrating Canto VII. Image taken from f. 12v of Divina Commedia (index Divine Comedy). Written... More

Dante and Virgil from BL YT 36, f. 18

Dante and Virgil from BL YT 36, f. 18

Miniature of Dante and Virgil walking between the walls and the tombs in the city of Dis, and Dante conversing with Farinata degli Uberti and Guido Cavalcanti, who are in their sarcophagi, in illustration of Ca... More

Dante speaks to one of the angry souls from BL Eg 943, f. 91v

Dante speaks to one of the angry souls from BL Eg 943, f. 91v

In the black cloud of wrath, Dante speaks to Marco Lombardo, one of the angry souls. Image taken from f. 91v of Divina Commedia (index Divine Comedy): Inferno, Purgatorio, Paradiso, with a short Latin commentar... More

Dante and Virgil from BL YT 36, f. 4

Dante and Virgil from BL YT 36, f. 4

Miniature of Dante and Virgil standing before the gates of Hell, with the three sainted ladies, Beatrice, Lucia, and Rachel, floating in clouds above, in illustration of Canto II. Image taken from f. 4 of Divin... More

Virgil and Dante from BL Eg 943, f. 94

Virgil and Dante from BL Eg 943, f. 94

Framed miniature of Virgil discoursing with Dante on the arrangement of Purgatory. Image taken from f. 94 of Divina Commedia (index Divine Comedy): Inferno, Purgatorio, Paradiso, with a short Latin commentary; ... More

Dante and Beatrice from BL YT 36, f. 150

Dante and Beatrice from BL YT 36, f. 150

Miniature of Dante and Beatrice before Bonaventure, who is standing in the Heaven of the Sun, while on the right, Dominic is preaching to a group of heathens, in illustration of Paradiso, Canto XII. Image taken... More

Dante before Peter from BL YT 36, f. 173

Dante before Peter from BL YT 36, f. 173

Miniature of Beatrice watching as Dante kneels before Peter, who places a cord around his neck. Peter and eight souls are enclosed in a circle of stars, while on the right, a personification of Faith carries a... More

Paradise:  Beatrice and Dante beneath the stars from BL Eg 943, f. 149

Paradise: Beatrice and Dante beneath the stars from BL Eg 943, f. 149

Framed miniature of Beatrice, Dante and a starry sky. Image taken from f. 149 of Divina Commedia (index Divine Comedy): Inferno, Purgatorio, Paradiso, with a short Latin commentary; the Capitolo (ff. 187-187v).... More

Dante and Virgil from BL YT 36, f. 21v

Dante and Virgil from BL YT 36, f. 21v

Miniature of Dante and Virgil encountering a centaur, and the centaur Nessus carrying Dante and Virgil on his back past the lake of boiling blood in which are submerged Attila and other tyrants, in illustration... More

Dante and Virgil from BL YT 36, f. 62v

Dante and Virgil from BL YT 36, f. 62v

Miniature of Dante and Virgil witnessing the gigantic figure of Dis, with his three mouths biting on the sinners Cassius, Judas, and Brutus, and Dante and Virgil emerging from the Inferno, in illustration of Ca... More

Dante speaks to Arnaut from BL Eg 943, f. 111

Dante speaks to Arnaut from BL Eg 943, f. 111

Framed miniature of Dante (with Statius and Virgil) speaking to one of the lustful, perhaps Arnaut Image taken from f. 111 of Divina Commedia (index Divine Comedy): Inferno, Purgatorio, Paradiso, with a short L... More

Dante and Virgil in Purgatory from BL Eg 943, f. 95

Dante and Virgil in Purgatory from BL Eg 943, f. 95

Detail of a miniature of Virgil's second discourse to Dante on love and free will. Image taken from f. 95 of Divina Commedia (index Divine Comedy): Inferno, Purgatorio, Paradiso, with a short Latin commentary; ... More

Dante and Adam from BL YT 36, f. 176

Dante and Adam from BL YT 36, f. 176

Detail of a miniature of Beatrice watching as Dante kneels before Adam, who stands within a circle of golden stars with five naked souls. Image taken from f. 176 of Divina Commedia (index Divine Comedy). Writte... More

Dante and Virgil from BL YT 36, f. 14

Dante and Virgil from BL YT 36, f. 14

Miniature of Dante and Virgil being rowed across the river Styx by a demon rower, Phlegyas, and Dante and Virgil at the brazen gates of the city of Dis, in illustration of Canto VIII. Image taken from f. 14 of ... More

Inferno: Dante, the leopard and the lion from BL Eg 943, f. 3

Inferno: Dante, the leopard and the lion from BL Eg 943, f. 3

Detail of miniature of Dante meeting the leopard and the lion. Image taken from f. 3 of Divina Commedia (index Divine Comedy): Inferno, Purgatorio, Paradiso, with a short Latin commentary; the Capitolo (ff. 187... More

Dante and Virgil from BL YT 36, f. 62v

Dante and Virgil from BL YT 36, f. 62v

Detail of a miniature of Dante and Virgil witnessing the gigantic figure of Dis, with his three mouths biting on the sinners Cassius, Judas, and Brutus, and Dante and Virgil emerging from the Inferno, in illust... More

Dante and Virgil meet the souls who repented too late from BL Eg 943, f. 70

Dante and Virgil meet the souls who repented too late from BL Eg 943, ...

Detail of a miniature of Dante and Virgil with the souls who repented too late. Image taken from f. 70 of Divina Commedia (index Divine Comedy): Inferno, Purgatorio, Paradiso, with a short Latin commentary; the... More

Dante's dream from BL Eg 943, f. 3

Dante's dream from BL Eg 943, f. 3

Detail of a miniature of Dante's dream and his soul leaving his body. Image taken from f. 3 of Divina Commedia (index Divine Comedy): Inferno, Purgatorio, Paradiso, with a short Latin commentary; the Capitolo (... More

Dante and Virgil from BL YT 36, f. 21v

Dante and Virgil from BL YT 36, f. 21v

Detail of a miniature of Dante and Virgil encountering a centaur, and the centaur Nessus carrying Dante and Virgil on his back past the lake of boiling blood in which are submerged Attila and other tyrants, in ... More

Dante and Virgil from BL YT 36, f. 29

Dante and Virgil from BL YT 36, f. 29

Detail of a miniature of Dante and Virgil being approached by three souls, Guidoguerra, Tegghiaio Aldobrandi, and Jacopo Rusticucci, and Virgil throwing Dante's cord into a lake and drawing up the woman-headed ... More

Virgil, Dante, and Geryon from BL YT 36, f. 30v

Virgil, Dante, and Geryon from BL YT 36, f. 30v

Detail of a miniature of Virgil speaking to Geryon, and Dante speaking to three souls standing under a shower of flames in the compartment of the usurers, in illustration of Canto XVII. Image taken from f. 30v ... More

Dante and Beatrice from BL YT 36, f. 143

Dante and Beatrice from BL YT 36, f. 143

Detail of a miniature of Dante and Beatrice hovering before Charles Martel, who stands within the Heaven of Venus, while below, Aeneas is standing before a Sicilian city, as three warriors approach, in illustra... More

Dante and Virgil hear voices on the air from BL Eg 943, f. 85v

Dante and Virgil hear voices on the air from BL Eg 943, f. 85v

Framed miniature of Dante and Virgil climbing, while listening to two spirits in the air telling stories of generosity, the opposite of envy. Image taken from f. 85v of Divina Commedia (index Divine Comedy): In... More

Dante and Virgil from BL YT 36, f. 12v

Dante and Virgil from BL YT 36, f. 12v

Detail of a miniature of Dante and Virgil entering the fourth circle, with Plutus Avaricius, the Prodigals and the Wrathful, illustrating Canto VII. Image taken from f. 12v of Divina Commedia (index Divine Come... More

Dante and Virgil from BL YT 36, f. 46

Dante and Virgil from BL YT 36, f. 46

Detail of a miniature of Dante and Virgil witnessing Vanno Fucci, the pillager of a church in Pistoia, being attacked by the monster Cacus, who is half-centaur and half-dragon, and Dante and Virgil speaking to ... More

Dante and Beatrice from BL YT 36, f. 138

Dante and Beatrice from BL YT 36, f. 138

Miniature of Dante and Beatrice hovering before the Haven of Mercury, in which souls are enclosed, while below, four young men are standing before a Pope, who holds up open volumes containing the Old and New Te... More

Dante dreams of Leah from BL Eg 943, f. 113

Dante dreams of Leah from BL Eg 943, f. 113

Framed miniature of Dante dreaming of Leah. Image taken from f. 113 of Divina Commedia (index Divine Comedy): Inferno, Purgatorio, Paradiso, with a short Latin commentary; the Capitolo (ff. 187-187v). Written in Italian.

Dante and Charon from BL YT 36, f. 6

Dante and Charon from BL YT 36, f. 6

Detail of a miniature of Dante being rowed by Charon across the River Acheron, from the closing lines of Canto III in the Inferno. Image taken from f. 6 of Divina Commedia (index Divine Comedy). Written in Italian.

Dante from BL YT 36, f. 159

Dante from BL YT 36, f. 159

Detail of a miniature of Dante being expelled from Florence, and of Dante composing his poem in exile. Image taken from f. 159 of Divina Commedia (index Divine Comedy). Written in Italian.

Bonagiunta and Dante from BL Eg 943, f. 106

Bonagiunta and Dante from BL Eg 943, f. 106

Framed miniature of the gluttonous; Bonagiunta and Dante; Statius and Virgil. Image taken from f. 106 of Divina Commedia (index Divine Comedy): Inferno, Purgatorio, Paradiso, with a short Latin commentary; the ... More

Dante and Beatrice from BL YT 36, f. 138

Dante and Beatrice from BL YT 36, f. 138

Detail of a miniature of Dante and Beatrice hovering before the Haven of Mercury, in which souls are enclosed, while below, four young men are standing before a Pope, who holds up open volumes containing the Ol... More

Dante and Christ from BL Eg 943, f. 186

Dante and Christ from BL Eg 943, f. 186

Dante praying to Christ in heaven. Image taken from f. 186 of Divina Commedia (index Divine Comedy): Inferno, Purgatorio, Paradiso, with a short Latin commentary; the Capitolo (ff. 187-187v). Written in Italian.

Dante and Beatrice and the nine heavenly orders from BL Eg 943, f. 176

Dante and Beatrice and the nine heavenly orders from BL Eg 943, f. 176

Framed miniature of Dante and Beatrice looking up at concentric circles representing the nine heavenly orders. Image taken from f. 176 of Divina Commedia (index Divine Comedy): Inferno, Purgatorio, Paradiso, wi... More

Dante from BL YT 36, f. 133

Dante from BL YT 36, f. 133

Miniature of Dante, with the sun of love on his chest, encountering nuns and naked men, including the spirits of Piccarda and Constance, from the Paradiso, Canto III. Image taken from f. 133 of Divina Commedia ... More

Dante and Virgil from BL YT 36, f. 5

Dante and Virgil from BL YT 36, f. 5

Miniature of Dante and Virgil in the vestibolo, in illustration of Canto III. Image taken from f. 5 of Divina Commedia (index Divine Comedy). Written in Italian.

Dante and Beatrice from BL YT 36, f. 143

Dante and Beatrice from BL YT 36, f. 143

Miniature of Dante and Beatrice hovering before Charles Martel, who stands within the Heaven of Venus, while below, Aeneas is standing before a Sicilian city, as three warriors approach, in illustration of Para... More

Statius, Dante, and Virgil passing through the wall of fire from BL Eg 943, f. 112

Statius, Dante, and Virgil passing through the wall of fire from BL Eg...

Framed miniature of Statius, Dante, and Virgil passing through the wall of fire Image taken from f. 112 of Divina Commedia (index Divine Comedy): Inferno, Purgatorio, Paradiso, with a short Latin commentary; th... More

Dante, Virgil and Sordello from BL YT 36, f. 76v

Dante, Virgil and Sordello from BL YT 36, f. 76v

Detail of a miniature of Dante with Virgil and Sordello, and a serpent being beaten off by two angels. Image taken from f. 76v of Divina Commedia (index Divine Comedy). Written in Italian.

Virgil, Dante, and Cerberus from BL YT 36, f. 11

Virgil, Dante, and Cerberus from BL YT 36, f. 11

Detail of a miniature of Virgil flinging earth in the jaws of Cerberus, in the third circle, that of rain, hail, wind and snow, in illustration of Canto VI. Image taken from f. 11 of Divina Commedia (index Divi... More

Dante and Virgil from BL YT 36, f. 7v

Dante and Virgil from BL YT 36, f. 7v

Miniature of Virgil introducing Dante to the poets of antiquity, Homer, Horace, Ovid and Lucan, in illustration of Canto IV. Image taken from f. 7v of Divina Commedia (index Divine Comedy). Written in Italian.

Dante and Virgil from BL YT 36, f. 5

Dante and Virgil from BL YT 36, f. 5

Detail of a miniature of Dante and Virgil in the vestibolo, in illustration of Canto III. Image taken from f. 5 of Divina Commedia (index Divine Comedy). Written in Italian.

The souls disembark; Casella approaches Dante from BL Eg 943, f. 65v

The souls disembark; Casella approaches Dante from BL Eg 943, f. 65v

Detail of a miniature of the souls disembarking in Purgatory and Casella the musician with Dante. Image taken from f. 65v of Divina Commedia (index Divine Comedy): Inferno, Purgatorio, Paradiso, with a short La... More

Virgil picking a reed to bind around Dante's waist from BL Eg 943, f. 64v

Virgil picking a reed to bind around Dante's waist from BL Eg 943, f. ...

Detail of a miniature of Virgil picking a reed to bind Dante's waist. Image taken from f. 64v of Divina Commedia (index Divine Comedy): Inferno, Purgatorio, Paradiso, with a short Latin commentary; the Capitolo... More

Purgatory:  Dante, Statius and Virgil from BL Eg 943, f. 108

Purgatory: Dante, Statius and Virgil from BL Eg 943, f. 108

Framed miniature of Dante, Statius, and Virgil on the sixth terrace of Purgatory, with Statius explaining the nature of the rational soul. Image taken from f. 108 of Divina Commedia (index Divine Comedy): Infer... More

Dante's dream; the leopard and the lion from BL Eg 943, f. 3

Dante's dream; the leopard and the lion from BL Eg 943, f. 3

Miniature of Dante's dream and his soul leaving his body; miniature of Dante meeting the leopard and the lion. Image taken from f. 3 of Divina Commedia (index Divine Comedy): Inferno, Purgatorio, Paradiso, with... More

Dante and Virgil from BL YT 36, f. 7v

Dante and Virgil from BL YT 36, f. 7v

Detail of a miniature of Virgil introducing Dante to the poets of antiquity, Homer, Horace, Ovid and Lucan, in illustration of Canto IV. Image taken from f. 7v of Divina Commedia (index Divine Comedy). Written ... More

Angels dancing and Dante, Statius and Matilda follow the chariot from BL Eg 943, f. 122

Angels dancing and Dante, Statius and Matilda follow the chariot from ...

Detail of a framed miniature of angels dancing around the Tree of Knowledge and Dante, Statius, and Matilda following the chariot. Image taken from f. 122 of Divina Commedia (index Divine Comedy): Inferno, Purg... More

Dante, Virgil and Sordello from BL YT 36, f. 76v

Dante, Virgil and Sordello from BL YT 36, f. 76v

Miniature of Dante with Virgil and Sordello, and a serpent being beaten off by two angels. Image taken from f. 76v of Divina Commedia (index Divine Comedy). Written in Italian.

Dante and Casella in Purgatory from BL Eg 943, f. 65v

Dante and Casella in Purgatory from BL Eg 943, f. 65v

Detail of a miniature of the souls disembarking in Purgatory and Casella the musician approaching Dante. Image taken from f. 65v of Divina Commedia (index Divine Comedy): Inferno, Purgatorio, Paradiso, with a s... More

Dante and Virgil from BL YT 36, f. 46

Dante and Virgil from BL YT 36, f. 46

Miniature of Dante and Virgil witnessing Vanno Fucci, the pillager of a church in Pistoia, being attacked by the monster Cacus, who is half-centaur and half-dragon, and Dante and Virgil speaking to three other ... More

Dante from BL YT 36, f. 159

Dante from BL YT 36, f. 159

Miniature of Dante being expelled from Florence, and of Dante composing his poem in exile. Image taken from f. 159 of Divina Commedia (index Divine Comedy). Written in Italian.

Dante from BL YT 36, f. 2

Dante from BL YT 36, f. 2

Detail of a miniature of Dante's vision of hell, where he is attacked by three wild beasts; the leopard, representing lust, the lion, pride, and the she-wolf, greed, and at the right, Dante meeting Virgil, in i... More

Purgatory: Dante observes the lustful from BL Eg 943, f. 110

Purgatory: Dante observes the lustful from BL Eg 943, f. 110

Framed miniature of Dante (with Statius and Virgil) observing the lustful. Image taken from f. 110 of Divina Commedia (index Divine Comedy): Inferno, Purgatorio, Paradiso, with a short Latin commentary; the Cap... More

Beatrice and Dante beneath stars from BL Eg 943, f. 149

Beatrice and Dante beneath stars from BL Eg 943, f. 149

Framed miniature of Beatrice, Dante and a starry sky. Image taken from f. 149 of Divina Commedia (index Divine Comedy): Inferno, Purgatorio, Paradiso, with a short Latin commentary; the Capitolo (ff. 187-187v).... More

Purgatory: Statius, Matilda and a sleeping Dante from BL Eg 943, f. 122v

Purgatory: Statius, Matilda and a sleeping Dante from BL Eg 943, f. 12...

Detail of a framed miniature of Satius and Matilda standing behind a sleeping Dante. Image taken from f. 122v of Divina Commedia (index Divine Comedy): Inferno, Purgatorio, Paradiso, with a short Latin commenta... More

Dante and Virgil from BL YT 36, f. 29

Dante and Virgil from BL YT 36, f. 29

Miniature of Dante and Virgil being approached by three souls, Guidoguerra, Tegghiaio Aldobrandi, and Jacopo Rusticucci, and Virgil throwing Dante's cord into a lake and drawing up the woman-headed monster Gery... More

Dante, Beatrice, four men, and the heaven of Venus from BL Eg 943, f. 142v

Dante, Beatrice, four men, and the heaven of Venus from BL Eg 943, f. ...

Framed miniature of Dante, Beatrice, and four men in the heaven of Venus. Image taken from f. 142v of Divina Commedia (index Divine Comedy): Inferno, Purgatorio, Paradiso, with a short Latin commentary; the Cap... More

Dante is led to Beatrice from BL Eg 943, f. 121

Dante is led to Beatrice from BL Eg 943, f. 121

Detail of a framed miniature of Dante being led to Beatrice who is seated in the car with two ladies. Image taken from f. 121 of Divina Commedia (index Divine Comedy): Inferno, Purgatorio, Paradiso, with a shor... More

Dante and Adam from BL YT 36, f. 176

Dante and Adam from BL YT 36, f. 176

Miniature of Beatrice watching as Dante kneels before Adam, who stands within a circle of golden stars with five naked souls. Image taken from f. 176 of Divina Commedia (index Divine Comedy). Written in Italian.

Virgil explains to Dante why the sun is in the north from BL Eg 943, f. 68v

Virgil explains to Dante why the sun is in the north from BL Eg 943, f...

Detail of a miniature of Dante and Virgil seated on a rock, with Virgil explaining the position of the sun. Image taken from f. 68v of Divina Commedia (index Divine Comedy): Inferno, Purgatorio, Paradiso, with ... More

Dante's visions of Mary and Peisistratus's wife from BL Eg 943, f. 90

Dante's visions of Mary and Peisistratus's wife from BL Eg 943, f. 90

Framed miniatures of Dante seeing a vision of Mary in the temple, above, and a vision of Peisistratus's wife, below. Image taken from f. 90 of Divina Commedia (index Divine Comedy): Inferno, Purgatorio, Paradis... More

Dante and Virgil contemplating the sin of pride from BL Eg 943, f. 83v

Dante and Virgil contemplating the sin of pride from BL Eg 943, f. 83v

Text page with a miniature of Dante and Virgil looking down at the examples of the sin of pride in a rocky crevice. Image taken from f. 83v of Divina Commedia (index Divine Comedy): Inferno, Purgatorio, Paradis... More

Dante and Virgil from BL YT 36, f. 16

Dante and Virgil from BL YT 36, f. 16

Detail of a miniature of Virgil holding Dante's eyes to prevent him seeing the Gorgon pass, and Virgil and Dante entering the city of Dis, in illustration of Canto IX. Image taken from f. 16 of Divina Commedia ... More

Dante and Virgil watch the minotaur from below from BL Eg 943, f. 21v

Dante and Virgil watch the minotaur from below from BL Eg 943, f. 21v

Framed miniature of Dante and Virgil watching the minotaur. Image taken from f. 21v of Divina Commedia (index Divine Comedy): Inferno, Purgatorio, Paradiso, with a short Latin commentary; the Capitolo (ff. 187-... More

Dante and Virgil from BL YT 36, f. 14

Dante and Virgil from BL YT 36, f. 14

Detail of a miniature of Dante and Virgil being rowed across the river Styx by a demon rower, Phlegyas, and Dante and Virgil at the brazen gates of the city of Dis, in illustration of Canto VIII. Image taken fr... More

Virgil, Dante, Paolo and Francesca from BL YT 36, f. 10

Virgil, Dante, Paolo and Francesca from BL YT 36, f. 10

Detail of a miniature of Virgil addressing Paolo and Francesca, as Dante swoons in horror, in illustration of Canto V. Image taken from f. 10 of Divina Commedia (index Divine Comedy). Written in Italian.

Dante dreams of the Siren from BL Eg 943, f. 96v

Dante dreams of the Siren from BL Eg 943, f. 96v

Detail of a miniature of Dante's vision of a disfigured woman. Image taken from f. 96v of Divina Commedia (index Divine Comedy): Inferno, Purgatorio, Paradiso, with a short Latin commentary; the Capitolo (ff. 1... More

Beatrice, Dante, and three Dominican saints from BL Eg 943, f. 149v

Beatrice, Dante, and three Dominican saints from BL Eg 943, f. 149v

Framed miniature of Beatrice, Dante, and three Dominican saints in the heaven of the sun. Image taken from f. 149v of Divina Commedia (index Divine Comedy): Inferno, Purgatorio, Paradiso, with a short Latin com... More

Dante roused by Matilda from BL Eg 943, f. 122v

Dante roused by Matilda from BL Eg 943, f. 122v

Framed miniature of Dante roused by Matilda. Image taken from f. 122v of Divina Commedia (index Divine Comedy): Inferno, Purgatorio, Paradiso, with a short Latin commentary; the Capitolo (ff. 187-187v). Written... More

Dante and Beatrice from BL Eg 943, f. 172

Dante and Beatrice from BL Eg 943, f. 172

Detail of an image of Dante and Beatrice looking up at Heaven. Image taken from f. 172 of Divina Commedia (index Divine Comedy): Inferno, Purgatorio, Paradiso, with a short Latin commentary; the Capitolo (ff. 1... More

Dante before Peter from BL YT 36, f. 173

Dante before Peter from BL YT 36, f. 173

Detail of a miniature of Beatrice watching as Dante kneels before Peter, who places a cord around his neck. Peter and eight souls are enclosed in a circle of stars, while on the right, a personification of Fai... More

Virgil, Dante, and Geryon from BL YT 36, f. 30v

Virgil, Dante, and Geryon from BL YT 36, f. 30v

Miniature of Virgil speaking to Geryon, and Dante speaking to three souls standing under a shower of flames in the compartment of the usurers, in illustration of Canto XVII. Image taken from f. 30v of Divina Co... More

Dante from BL YT 36, f. 2

Dante from BL YT 36, f. 2

Miniature of Dante's vision of hell, where he is attacked by three wild beasts; the leopard, representing lust, the lion, pride, and the she-wolf, greed, and at the right, Dante meeting Virgil, in illustration ... More

Dante from BL YT 36, f. 133

Dante from BL YT 36, f. 133

Detail of a miniature of Dante, with the sun of love on his chest, encountering nuns and naked men, including the spirits of Piccarda and Constance, from the Paradiso, Canto III. Image taken from f. 133 of Divi... More

Dante from BL YT 36, f. 68

Dante from BL YT 36, f. 68

Detail of a miniature of Dante encountering Casella and Cato. Image taken from f. 68 of Divina Commedia (index Divine Comedy). Written in Italian.

Purgatory: Dante and Virgil meet  the excommunicated from BL Eg 943, f. 67

Purgatory: Dante and Virgil meet the excommunicated from BL Eg 943, f...

Detail of a miniature of Dante and Virgil meeting a group of souls of those who were excommunicated, in Ante-Purgatory. Image taken from f. 67 of Divina Commedia (index Divine Comedy): Inferno, Purgatorio, Para... More

Dante and Virgil from BL YT 36, f. 18

Dante and Virgil from BL YT 36, f. 18

Detail of a miniature of Dante and Virgil walking between the walls and the tombs in the city of Dis, and Dante conversing with Farinata degli Uberti and Guido Cavalcanti, who are in their sarcophagi, in illust... More

Virgil, Dante, Paolo and Francesca from BL YT 36, f. 10

Virgil, Dante, Paolo and Francesca from BL YT 36, f. 10

Miniature of Virgil addressing Paolo and Francesca, as Dante swoons in horror, in illustration of Canto V. Image taken from f. 10 of Divina Commedia (index Divine Comedy). Written in Italian.

Purgatory: Dante dreams of Leah picking flowers from BL Eg 943, f. 112v

Purgatory: Dante dreams of Leah picking flowers from BL Eg 943, f. 112...

Framed miniature of Dante dreaming of Leah picking flowers. Image taken from f. 112v of Divina Commedia (index Divine Comedy): Inferno, Purgatorio, Paradiso, with a short Latin commentary; the Capitolo (ff. 187... More

Dante and Beatrice from BL YT 36, f. 148

Dante and Beatrice from BL YT 36, f. 148

Miniature of Dante and Beatrice before Thomas Aquinas, who presents the two to Dominic and Francis, both standing on winged cherubim, in illustration of Paradiso, Canto XI. Image taken from f. 148 of Divina Com... More

Dante and Virgil from BL YT 36, f. 4

Dante and Virgil from BL YT 36, f. 4

Detail of a miniature of Dante and Virgil standing before the gates of Hell, with the three sainted ladies, Beatrice, Lucia, and Rachel, floating in clouds above, in illustration of Canto II. Image taken from f... More

Virgil, Dante, and Cerberus from BL YT 36, f. 11

Virgil, Dante, and Cerberus from BL YT 36, f. 11

Miniature of Virgil flinging earth in the jaws of Cerberus, in the third circle, that of rain, hail, wind and snow, in illustration of Canto VI. Image taken from f. 11 of Divina Commedia (index Divine Comedy). ... More

Inferno: Virgil and Dante look up at the furies from BL Eg 943, f. 17

Inferno: Virgil and Dante look up at the furies from BL Eg 943, f. 17

Framed miniature of Virgil and Dante looking up at the bloodstained furies at the top of a tower. Image taken from f. 17 of Divina Commedia (index Divine Comedy): Inferno, Purgatorio, Paradiso, with a short Lat... More

Dante and Virgil meet Statius. from BL Eg 943, f. 100v

Dante and Virgil meet Statius. from BL Eg 943, f. 100v

Framed miniature of Statius speaking to Dante and Virgil, explaining them the reasons of the Earthquake: this happens every time a penitent soul becomes completely purged and ready to ascend to Heaven, Canto X... More

Dante and Charon from BL YT 36, f. 6

Dante and Charon from BL YT 36, f. 6

Miniature of Dante being rowed by Charon across the River Acheron, from the closing lines of Canto III in the Inferno. Image taken from f. 6 of Divina Commedia (index Divine Comedy). Written in Italian.

Detail from BL Lansdowne 839, f. 89v

Detail from BL Lansdowne 839, f. 89v

Image taken from f. 89v of Divina Commedia (index Divine Comedy). Written in Latin.

Image from BL Lansdowne 839, f. 180

Image from BL Lansdowne 839, f. 180

Image taken from f. 180 of Divina Commedia (index Divine Comedy). Written in Latin.

Dante from BL Harley 3513, f. 5

Dante from BL Harley 3513, f. 5

Historiated initial in colours and gold of Dante holding a book, combined with a three-sided white vine border including putti, birds, and erased arms. Image taken from f. 5 of Divina Commedia (index Divine Com... More

Dante from BL YT 36, f. 65

Dante from BL YT 36, f. 65

Detail of an historiated initial 'P' of Dante setting sail for Purgatory. Image taken from f. 65 of Divina Commedia (index Divine Comedy). Written in Italian.

Image from BL Lansdowne 839, f. 108

Image from BL Lansdowne 839, f. 108

Image taken from f. 108 of Divina Commedia (index Divine Comedy). Written in Latin.

Face from BL Lansdowne 839, f. 1

Face from BL Lansdowne 839, f. 1

Detail of a face in the border. Image taken from f. 1 of Divina Commedia (index Divine Comedy). Written in Latin.

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