Life of the Prophet Muhammad written at the order of the Mamluk sultan al-Mansûr 'Alâ' al-Dîn 'Alî (d. 778/1376). The work was first illustrated during the reign of the Ottoman sultan Murâd III.
Miniature of Alexander and his army fighting against dragons; miniature of Alexander and his army encountering dog-headed men (cynocephali). Image taken from f. 73 of Roman d'Alexandre en Prose, imperfect at th... More
Detail of miniature depicting the women and maidens of Paris facing two dragons. Image taken from f. 214v of Jean d'Arras, Roman de Mélusine (imperfect). Written in French.
Detail of red and white dragons. Image taken from f. 25 of Roman de Brut, a verse epitome (begins imperfectly) with continuation to Edward III; Destruction de Rome; Fierabras. Written in French.
Detail of a bas-de-page scene of a centaur fighting dragons. Image taken from f. 173 of Decretals of Gregory IX with glossa ordinaria (the 'Smithfield Decretals'). Written in Latin.