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Cameo glass medallion of the emperor Augustus
Aureus (Coin) Portraying Emperor Caracalla

Aureus (Coin) Portraying Emperor Caracalla

Obverse: Bust of Caracalla right, laureate, wearing cuirass and paludamentumReverse: Victory, partly draped, advancing left, holding wreath and palm This coin showing the 16 year old prince was issued by his fa... more

Coin Portraying Empress Salonina

Coin Portraying Empress Salonina

Salonina was married to the Roman emperor Gallienus, who reigned jointly with his father, Valerian, from 253-260, then as sole emperor to 268.

Emperor enthroned from BL Royal 13 A XI, f. 22

Emperor enthroned from BL Royal 13 A XI, f. 22

Initial 'T'(empora) of an emperor enthroned, representing perhaps a personification of Time, at the begining of book 2 of Bede's De natura rerum et ratione temporum. Image taken from f. 22 of Miscellany works o... more

Treaty with Emperor from BL Royal 16 G VI, f. 370v

Treaty with Emperor from BL Royal 16 G VI, f. 370v

Miniature of Philip Augustus renewing the treaty with the Emperor. Image taken from f. 370v of Chroniques de France ou de St Denis. Written in French.

Eastern Emperor from BL Royal 19 D I, f. 178

Eastern Emperor from BL Royal 19 D I, f. 178

Miniature of a meeting between eastern Emperor and the king. Image taken from f. 178 of Historia de proeliis, translated in French as La vraie ystoire dou bon roi Alixandre, and other romances. Written in French.

Emperor from BL Royal 19 D I, f. 185v

Emperor from BL Royal 19 D I, f. 185v

Miniature of the Emperor enthroned with an orb, giving orders to his followers. Image taken from f. 185v of Historia de proeliis, translated in French as La vraie ystoire dou bon roi Alixandre, and other romanc... more

Procession of the Emperor and king from BL Royal 20 C VII, f. 198v

Procession of the Emperor and king from BL Royal 20 C VII, f. 198v

Detail of a miniature of the procession of the Emperor and the king of France. Image taken from f. 198v of Chroniques de France ou de St Denis (from 1270 to 1380). Written in French.

King, Dukes and Emperor from BL Royal 20 C VII, f. 196v

King, Dukes and Emperor from BL Royal 20 C VII, f. 196v

Miniature of the king, the Dukes of Berry and Burgundy, etc., meeting the Emperor and King of the Romans; miniature of the procession of the Emperor and the king of France. Image taken from f. 196v of Chronique... more

Procession of the Emperor and king from BL Royal 20 C VII, f. 198v

Procession of the Emperor and king from BL Royal 20 C VII, f. 198v

Detail of a miniature of the procession of the Emperor and the king of France. Image taken from f. 198v of Chroniques de France ou de St Denis (from 1270 to 1380). Written in French.

Emperor and his son from BL Royal 20 C VII, f. 197

Emperor and his son from BL Royal 20 C VII, f. 197

Detail of a miniature of the Emperor and his son kneeling before the relics at St Denis. Image taken from f. 197 of Chroniques de France ou de St Denis (from 1270 to 1380). Written in French.