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Death from BL Harley 2936, f. 84

Death from BL Harley 2936, f. 84

Detail of a miniature of Death, at the beginning of Matins in the Office of the Dead. Image taken from f. 84 of Book of Hours, Use of Rome. Written in Latin.

Fragment of a Funerary Naiskos (Monument in the Shape of a Temple)

Fragment of a Funerary Naiskos (Monument in the Shape of a Temple)

These three figures are chiseled so deeply into the stone that they, like the head of the man on the left, are carved nearly in the round. From the preserved portions of the males’ right arms, it is clear they ... more

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Monks signalling Cuthbert's death from BL YT 26, ff. 74v-75

Monks signalling Cuthbert's death from BL YT 26, ff. 74v-75

Miniature of monks at Cuthbert's hermitage signalling with torches to the monks of Lindisfarne that Cuthbert is dead, from Chapter 40 of Bede's prose Life of St Cuthbert; and a text page. Image taken from ff. 7... more

Death of Cuthbert from BL YT 26, f. 73

Death of Cuthbert from BL YT 26, f. 73

Miniature of a priest performing the last sacraments for Cuthbert as he lies on his deathbed, from Chapter 39 of Bede's prose Life of St Cuthbert. Image taken from f. 73 of Prose Life of Cuthbert; extracts from... more

Monks signalling Cuthbert's death from BL YT 26, f. 74vF

Monks signalling Cuthbert's death from BL YT 26, f. 74vF

Miniature of monks at Cuthbert's hermitage signalling with torches to the monks of Lindisfarne that Cuthbert is dead, from Chapter 40 of Bede's prose Life of St Cuthbert. Image taken from f. 74vF of Prose Life ... more

Death of a nun from BL Royal 10 E IV, f. 183

Death of a nun from BL Royal 10 E IV, f. 183

Detail of a bas-de-page scene of a nun dying, while an angel fights off a devil. Image taken from f. 183 of Decretals of Gregory IX with glossa ordinaria (the 'Smithfield Decretals'). Written in Latin.

Death of the Virgin from BL Royal 20 D VI, f. 176v

Death of the Virgin from BL Royal 20 D VI, f. 176v

Detail of an historiated initial 'Q'(uant) of the death of the Virgin. Image taken from f. 176v of Lives of the Saints. Written in French.

Death of Moses from BL Royal 3 D VI, f. 99

Death of Moses from BL Royal 3 D VI, f. 99

Historiated initial 'L'(iber) of the death of Moses, at the beginning of the preface to Joshua, with an instruction to an illuminator in the margin. Image taken from f. 99 of Historia scholastica (The 'Ashridge... more

Death of the Witnesses from BL Royal 19 B XV, f. 20

Death of the Witnesses from BL Royal 19 B XV, f. 20

Detail of a miniature of a king ordering to kill the Witnesses, illustrating Revelation 11: 7. Image taken from f. 20 of Apocalypse, with commentary (The 'Queen Mary Apocalypse'), with the prologue of Gilbert d... more

Christ foretelling his death from BL Royal 20 B IV, f. 104

Christ foretelling his death from BL Royal 20 B IV, f. 104

Detail of a miniature of Christ foretelling his death to his mother and Mary Magdalene. Image taken from f. 104 of Meditationes vitae Christi (Le Livre doré des meditations de la vie de nostre seigneur Jesu Chr... more

Death of Abimelech from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 39

Death of Abimelech from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 39

Detail of a lower register miniature of the death of Abimelech. Image taken from f. 39 of Psalter ('The Queen Mary Psalter'). Written in Latin, with French image captions.

Death of Jerubaal from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 37v

Death of Jerubaal from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 37v

Detail of an upper register miniature of Jerubbaal having earrings hung in the tabernacle and the death of Jerubbaal. Image taken from f. 37v of Psalter ('The Queen Mary Psalter'). Written in Latin, with French... more

Death of Absalom from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 60v

Death of Absalom from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 60v

Detail of an upper register miniature of the death of Absalom. Image taken from f. 60v of Psalter ('The Queen Mary Psalter'). Written in Latin, with French image captions.

Death of Samuel from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 53

Death of Samuel from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 53

Detail of an upper register miniature of the death of Samuel. Image taken from f. 53 of Psalter ('The Queen Mary Psalter'). Written in Latin, with French image captions.

Death of David from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 64v

Death of David from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 64v

Detail of a lower register miniature of the death of David. Image taken from f. 64v of Psalter ('The Queen Mary Psalter'). Written in Latin, with French image captions.

Death of Eli from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 49v

Death of Eli from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 49v

Miniature of the death of Eli, in the upper register; and of Samuel making a sacrifice to God and a battle with the Philistines, in the lower register. Image taken from f. 49v of Psalter ('The Queen Mary Psalte... more

Death of Jerubbaal from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 37v

Death of Jerubbaal from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 37v

Miniature of Jerubbaal having earrings hung in the tabernacle and the death of Jerubbaal, in the upper register; miniature of Abimelech, the son of Jerubbaal, asking the people of Israel to make him king, in th... more

Death of Absalom from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 60v

Death of Absalom from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 60v

Miniature of the death of Absalom, in the upper register; and of David lamenting the death of Absalom, in the lower register. Image taken from f. 60v of Psalter ('The Queen Mary Psalter'). Written in Latin, wit... more

Death of Eli from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 49v

Death of Eli from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 49v

Detail of an upper register miniature of the death of Eli. Image taken from f. 49v of Psalter ('The Queen Mary Psalter'). Written in Latin, with French image captions.

Death of Solomon from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 66v

Death of Solomon from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 66v

Detail of a lower register miniature of the death of Solomon. Image taken from f. 66v of Psalter ('The Queen Mary Psalter'). Written in Latin, with French image captions.

Death of Palamedes from BL Royal 20 D I, f. 127

Death of Palamedes from BL Royal 20 D I, f. 127

Detail of a bas-de-page miniature of the death of Palamedes. Image taken from f. 127 of Histoire ancienne jusqu'à César, part 3 of the second redaction. Written in French.

Death of Virginia from BL Royal 20 D I, f. 235

Death of Virginia from BL Royal 20 D I, f. 235

Detail of a bas-de-page miniature of the death of Virginia. Image taken from f. 235 of Histoire ancienne jusqu'à César, part 3 of the second redaction. Written in French.

Death of Turnus from BL Royal 20 D I, f. 212v

Death of Turnus from BL Royal 20 D I, f. 212v

Bas-de-page miniature of the death of Turnus. Image taken from f. 212v of Histoire ancienne jusqu'à César, part 3 of the second redaction. Written in French.

"Death of Bahram Chubina?", Folio from a Shahnama (Book of Kings)

"Death of Bahram Chubina?", Folio from a Shahnama (Book of Kings)

Abu'l Qasim Firdausi (935–1020) Made in Iran, probably Isfahan

Death of Laius from BL Royal 20 D I, f. 2

Death of Laius from BL Royal 20 D I, f. 2

Bas-de-page miniature of the death of Laius. Image taken from f. 2 of Histoire ancienne jusqu'à César, part 3 of the second redaction. Written in French.

Death of Memnon from BL Royal 20 D I, f. 145

Death of Memnon from BL Royal 20 D I, f. 145

Bas-de-page miniature of the death of Memnon. Image taken from f. 145 of Histoire ancienne jusqu'à César, part 3 of the second redaction. Written in French.

Death of Ajax from BL Royal 20 D I, f. 174

Death of Ajax from BL Royal 20 D I, f. 174

Bas-de-page miniature of the death of Ajax. Image taken from f. 174 of Histoire ancienne jusqu'à César, part 3 of the second redaction. Written in French.

Death of Clytemnestra from BL Royal 20 D I, f. 180v

Death of Clytemnestra from BL Royal 20 D I, f. 180v

Bas-de-page miniature of the death of Clytemnestra, and the capture of Aegisthus. Image taken from f. 180v of Histoire ancienne jusqu'à César, part 3 of the second redaction. Written in French.

Death of Troilus from BL Royal 20 D I, f. 144

Death of Troilus from BL Royal 20 D I, f. 144

Bas-de-page miniature of the death of Troilus. Image taken from f. 144 of Histoire ancienne jusqu'à César, part 3 of the second redaction. Written in French.

Death of Palamedes from BL Royal 20 D I, f. 127

Death of Palamedes from BL Royal 20 D I, f. 127

Bas-de-page miniature of the death of Palamedes. Image taken from f. 127 of Histoire ancienne jusqu'à César, part 3 of the second redaction. Written in French.

Death of Hamilcar from BL Royal 20 D I, f. 267v

Death of Hamilcar from BL Royal 20 D I, f. 267v

Bas-de-page miniature of the death of Hamilcar. Image taken from f. 267v of Histoire ancienne jusqu'à César, part 3 of the second redaction. Written in French.

Death of Virginia from BL Royal 20 D I, f. 235

Death of Virginia from BL Royal 20 D I, f. 235

Bas-de-page miniature of the death of Virginia. Image taken from f. 235 of Histoire ancienne jusqu'à César, part 3 of the second redaction. Written in French.

Death of Patroclus from BL Royal 20 D I, f. 72v

Death of Patroclus from BL Royal 20 D I, f. 72v

Bas-de-page miniature of the death of Patroclus. Image taken from f. 72v of Histoire ancienne jusqu'à César, part 3 of the second redaction. Written in French.

Death of Paris from BL Royal 20 D I, f. 150v

Death of Paris from BL Royal 20 D I, f. 150v

Bas-de-page miniature of the death of Paris. Image taken from f. 150v of Histoire ancienne jusqu'à César, part 3 of the second redaction. Written in French.

Death of Camilla from BL Royal 20 D I, f. 210

Death of Camilla from BL Royal 20 D I, f. 210

Bas-de-page miniature of the death of Camilla. Image taken from f. 210 of Histoire ancienne jusqu'à César, part 3 of the second redaction. Written in French.

Death of Roland from BL Royal 16 G VI, f. 180v

Death of Roland from BL Royal 16 G VI, f. 180v

Detail of a miniature of Baldwin and Turpin bringing news of the death of Roland to Charlemagne, and Charlemagne mourning over Roland. Image taken from f. 180v of Chroniques de France ou de St Denis. Written in French.

Death of Andronicus from BL Royal 16 G VI, f. 363v

Death of Andronicus from BL Royal 16 G VI, f. 363v

Miniature of the death of Andronicus, with an illuminated initial 'E'. Image taken from f. 363v of Chroniques de France ou de St Denis. Written in French.

Death of Charlemagne from BL Royal 16 G VI, f. 194

Death of Charlemagne from BL Royal 16 G VI, f. 194

Miniature of Charlemagne on his deathbed; Theodulph and Louis the Pious receiving the news; Theodulph meeting Louis the Pious, at the beginning of chapter 7 of 'Louis the Pious' book 1. Image taken from f. 194 ... more

Death of prince Philip from BL Royal 16 G VI, f. 309

Death of prince Philip from BL Royal 16 G VI, f. 309

Miniature of Philip, the son of Louis le Gros, being killed by a boar. Image taken from f. 309 of Chroniques de France ou de St Denis. Written in French.

Death of Roland from BL Royal 16 G VI, f. 179v

Death of Roland from BL Royal 16 G VI, f. 179v

Miniature of the death of Roland. Image taken from f. 179v of Chroniques de France ou de St Denis. Written in French.

Death of Romhilda from BL Royal 16 G VI, f. 89v

Death of Romhilda from BL Royal 16 G VI, f. 89v

Miniature of the death of Romhilda, and her daughters saving their honour, at the beginning of chapter 24 of book 4. Image taken from f. 89v of Chroniques de France ou de St Denis. Written in French.

Death of Charlemagne from BL Royal 16 G VI, f. 194

Death of Charlemagne from BL Royal 16 G VI, f. 194

Detail of a miniature of Charlemagne on his deathbed; Theodulph and Louis the Pious receiving the news; Theodulph meeting Louis the Pious, at the beginning of chapter 7 of 'Louis the Pious' book 1. Image taken ... more

Death of Romhilda from BL Royal 16 G VI, f. 89v

Death of Romhilda from BL Royal 16 G VI, f. 89v

Detail of a miniature of the death of Romhilda, and her daughters saving their honour, at the beginning of chapter 24 of book 4. Image taken from f. 89v of Chroniques de France ou de St Denis. Written in French.

Death of Manfred from BL Royal 16 G VI, f. 432

Death of Manfred from BL Royal 16 G VI, f. 432

Miniature of the death of Manfred in battle. Image taken from f. 432 of Chroniques de France ou de St Denis. Written in French.

Death of Nayan from BL Royal 19 D I, f. 85

Death of Nayan from BL Royal 19 D I, f. 85

Miniature of the death of Nayan, Kubla Khan's uncle. Image taken from f. 85 of Historia de proeliis, translated in French as La vraie ystoire dou bon roi Alixandre, and other romances. Written in French.

Death of Nectanebus from BL Royal 19 D I, f. 5v

Death of Nectanebus from BL Royal 19 D I, f. 5v

Miniature of the death of Nectanebus. Image taken from f. 5v of Historia de proeliis, translated in French as La vraie ystoire dou bon roi Alixandre, and other romances. Written in French.

Death of Nayan from BL Royal 19 D I, f. 85

Death of Nayan from BL Royal 19 D I, f. 85

Detail of a miniature of the death of Nayan, Kubla Khan's uncle. Image taken from f. 85 of Historia de proeliis, translated in French as La vraie ystoire dou bon roi Alixandre, and other romances. Written in French.

Death of Alexander from BL Royal 19 D I, f. 43v

Death of Alexander from BL Royal 19 D I, f. 43v

Miniature of the death of Alexander. Image taken from f. 43v of Historia de proeliis, translated in French as La vraie ystoire dou bon roi Alixandre, and other romances. Written in French.

Death of Absalom from BL Royal 19 D I, f. 263v

Death of Absalom from BL Royal 19 D I, f. 263v

Miniature of the death of Absalom. Image taken from f. 263v of Historia de proeliis, translated in French as La vraie ystoire dou bon roi Alixandre, and other romances. Written in French.

Death of Nectanebus from BL Royal 19 D I, f. 5v

Death of Nectanebus from BL Royal 19 D I, f. 5v

Detail of a miniature of the death of Nectanebus. Image taken from f. 5v of Historia de proeliis, translated in French as La vraie ystoire dou bon roi Alixandre, and other romances. Written in French.

Death of Gedaliah from BL Royal 19 D II, f. 212

Death of Gedaliah from BL Royal 19 D II, f. 212

Detail of a miniature of the death of Gedaliah. Image taken from f. 212 of Bible historiale complétée moyenne (the 'Bible Historiale of John the Good'). Written in French.

Death of Gedaliah from BL Royal 17 E VII, f. 202v

Death of Gedaliah from BL Royal 17 E VII, f. 202v

Detail of a miniature of the death of Gedaliah. Image taken from f. 202v of La Bible historiale complétée (Genesis - Psalms). Written in French.