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King & Queen and H.R.H. The Prince of Wales

King & Queen and H.R.H. The Prince of Wales

King George V, Queen Mary and H.R.H. The Prince of Wales, taken during a visit to the Western Front in France. They are positioned in front of a large brick building with French windows. The King and Queen are ... More

Tetradrachm of Alexander the Great

Tetradrachm of Alexander the Great

Iran, Pasargadae Seleucid

Jar with the name of Xerxes the Great
Fragment of a limestone crown belonging to a statue of the Great Goddess

Fragment of a limestone crown belonging to a statue of the Great Godde...

Fragment of large statue, high head-dress with mural crown. Hellenistic

Specimen of mortar from the Great Pyramid

Specimen of mortar from the Great Pyramid

From Egypt, Memphite Region, Giza, Pyramid Complex of Khufu, Pyramid, between core blocks, north side Old Kingdom

Speciman of Mortar from the Great Pyramid

Speciman of Mortar from the Great Pyramid

From Egypt, Memphite Region, Giza, Pyramid Complex of Khufu, Pyramid Old Kingdom

Great Sallet
Great Khan from BL Royal 19 E VI, f. 441

Great Khan from BL Royal 19 E VI, f. 441

Detail of a miniature of the Great Khan enthroned with other eastern monarchs. Image taken from f. 441 of Chronicle. Written in French.

Marianne, wife of Herod the Great from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 129v

Marianne, wife of Herod the Great from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 129v

Miniature of Marianne, wife of Herod the Great, slain with an axe. Image taken from f. 129v of Des cleres et nobles femmes, De claris mulieribus in an anonymous French translation (index De claris mulieribus, L... More

Great Khan from BL Royal 17 C XXXVIII, f. 50

Great Khan from BL Royal 17 C XXXVIII, f. 50

Marginal miniature of the death of the Great Khan, with an inscription reading, 'the deÞgret Chane' Image taken from f. 50 of Travels (index Itinerarium, Voyage d'outre mer) in Middle English. Written in English.

Birth of Alexander the Great from BL Royal 20 C III, f. 15

Birth of Alexander the Great from BL Royal 20 C III, f. 15

Detail of a miniature of Olympias giving birth to Alexander the Great, with two eagles on the roof of the palace (foretelling Alexander's two empires in Europe and Asia). The temple of Diana at Ephesus burns in... More

Birth of Alexander the Great from BL Royal 20 C III, f. 15

Birth of Alexander the Great from BL Royal 20 C III, f. 15

Miniature of Olympias giving birth to Alexander the Great, with two eagles on the roof of the palace (foretelling Alexander's two empires in Europe and Asia). The temple of Diana at Ephesus burns in the backgro... More

Alexander the Great from BL Burn 169, f. 25

Alexander the Great from BL Burn 169, f. 25

Miniature of Alexander the Great encounters Diogenes in his barrel in Vasco da Lucena's French translation of Rufus's Historia Alexandri magni, executed mainly in grisaille. Image taken from f. 25 of History of... More

Constantine the Great from BL Harley 5632, ff. 2v-3

Constantine the Great from BL Harley 5632, ff. 2v-3

Miniature of Emperor Constantine the Great. Image taken from ff. 2v-3 of Chronicle of the Byzantine emperors, beginning with Constantine the Great (ff. 3-492); Last vision of Daniel (f. 494-496v). Written in Greek.

James the Great from BL Royal 20 D VI, f. 20

James the Great from BL Royal 20 D VI, f. 20

Detail of an historiated initial 'Q'(uant) of the body of James the Great on a ship. Image taken from f. 20 of Lives of the Saints. Written in French.

James the Great from BL YT 3, f. 262

James the Great from BL YT 3, f. 262

Miniature of James the Great, holding a staff and a book, with a full foliate border, at the beginning of his suffrage. Image taken from f. 262 of Book of Hours, Use of Rome ('The Dunois Hours'). Written in Lat... More

Great Burdock and Box from BL Eg 747, f. 17v

Great Burdock and Box from BL Eg 747, f. 17v

Miniature of a bardana, or great burdock plant; miniature of a buxus, or box plant. Image taken from f. 17v of Tractatus de herbis (Herbal); De Simplici Medicina (index Secreta Salernitana); Circa instans; Anti... More

Gregory the Great from BL Harley 3011, f. 69v

Gregory the Great from BL Harley 3011, f. 69v

Detail of a miniature of Gregory the Great writing, inspired by the Holy Spirit represented as a dove. Above the frame of the miniature, inscription 'Teodericus depinxit hanc imaginem Gregorium papam'. The mini... More

Great Burnet and Mouse-ear Hawkweed from BL Eg 747, f. 80v

Great Burnet and Mouse-ear Hawkweed from BL Eg 747, f. 80v

Miniature of a pinpinella, or great burnet plant, with a snake among the stalks; miniature of a pilosella, or mouse-ear hawkweed plant. Image taken from f. 80v of Tractatus de herbis (Herbal); De Simplici Medic... More

Gregory the Great from BL Harley 3011, f. 69v

Gregory the Great from BL Harley 3011, f. 69v

Miniature of Gregory the Great writing, inspired by the Holy Spirit represented as a dove. Above the frame of the miniature, inscription 'Teodericus depinxit hanc imaginem Gregorium papam'. The miniature is bet... More

Pope Gregory the Great from BL Arundel 159, f. 2v

Pope Gregory the Great from BL Arundel 159, f. 2v

Miniature of Pope Gregory the Great. Image taken from f. 2v of Leaves from a Sacramentary. Written in Latin.

Gregory the Great from BL Royal 3 A V, f. 2

Gregory the Great from BL Royal 3 A V, f. 2

Historiated initial 'D'(ei) of Gregory holding tablets and a stylus, at the beginning of Gregory's the Great's commentary on Ezekiel. Image taken from f. 2 of Commentary on Ezekiel. Written in Latin.

James the Great from BL YT 13, f. 40

James the Great from BL YT 13, f. 40

Bas-de-page scene of the standing figure of James the Great holding a scroll. Image taken from f. 40 of Book of Hours, Use of Sarum ('The Taymouth Hours'). Written in Latin and French.

Detail: Pope Gregory the Great from BL Arundel 159, f. 2v

Detail: Pope Gregory the Great from BL Arundel 159, f. 2v

Detail of a miniature of Pope Gregory the Great. Image taken from f. 2v of Leaves from a Sacramentary. Written in Latin.

The Great Khan from BL Royal 19 D I, f. 61

The Great Khan from BL Royal 19 D I, f. 61

Miniature of the Polo brothers kneeling before the Great Khan. Image taken from f. 61 of Historia de proeliis, translated in French as La vraie ystoire dou bon roi Alixandre, and other romances. Written in French.

The Great Khan from BL Royal 19 D I, f. 61

The Great Khan from BL Royal 19 D I, f. 61

Detail of a miniature of the Polo brothers kneeling before the Great Khan. Image taken from f. 61 of Historia de proeliis, translated in French as La vraie ystoire dou bon roi Alixandre, and other romances. Wri... More

The Great Khan from BL Royal 19 D I, f. 59v

The Great Khan from BL Royal 19 D I, f. 59v

Miniature of the Great Khan giving the Polo brothers a golden table. Image taken from f. 59v of Historia de proeliis, translated in French as La vraie ystoire dou bon roi Alixandre, and other romances. Written in French.

The Great Khan from BL Royal 19 D I, f. 59v

The Great Khan from BL Royal 19 D I, f. 59v

Detail of a miniature of the Great Khan giving the Polo brothers a golden table. Image taken from f. 59v of Historia de proeliis, translated in French as La vraie ystoire dou bon roi Alixandre, and other romanc... More

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