The original database describes this as: Title: President Obama visits FEMA headquarters Production Date: 05/29/2009 Caption: Washington, D. C. , May 29, 2009 -- President Obama at FEMA headquarters at a mee... more
The title spatharios, Sword-Bearer, was originally an honor reserved forthe imperial bodyguard. By the middle Byzantine period, it had becomean honorific title only, indicating Ioannis’s respectable status.
Detail of an historiated initial 'B'(ien) of John raising Drusiana, with her father standing behind. Image taken from f. 13v of Lives of the Saints. Written in French.
Illuminated miniature of a bearded John seated before a lectern; his name inscribed above him. Image taken from f. 226v of Four Gospels (ff. 6v-288v), adapted for liturgical use, each preceded by a table of cap... more
Detail of a miniature of John and a crowned Elder. Image taken from f. 13 of Apocalypse, with commentary (The 'Queen Mary Apocalypse'), with the prologue of Gilbert de la Porrée translated in French. Written in French.
Detail of a miniature of the execution of John the Baptist. Image taken from f. 65v of Meditationes vitae Christi (Le Livre doré des meditations de la vie de nostre seigneur Jesu Christ). Written in French.