excerpt: "Am here Bay of Naples, en route to Monte Carlo & Spain, I think of you, S & V, being Jewish your Arabic [maid?]. I hope all continues to be as joyful as before."
Detail of a bas-de-page scene of two knights fighting over possession of a hound. Image taken from f. 105 of Decretals of Gregory IX with glossa ordinaria (the 'Smithfield Decretals'). Written in Latin.
Miniature of a diagram of the spheres of the elements and planets, supported by four angels. Image taken from f. 50 of Breviari d'Amor. Written in French (Occitan) (Provencal).
Detail of a miniature of Arthur engaged in conversation with his barons, while Lancelot and Guinevere are whispering together, and on the right, the king and queen presiding over a banquet. Image taken from f. ... more
Detail of miniature of Arthur and Guinevere. Image taken from f. 224 of Joseph d'Arimathie (ff. 1-18), Le Livre de Merlin (ff. 18v-74), Suite de Merlin (ff. 74-226), ('the Huth Manuscript'). Written in French.
Detail of an historiated initial 'D'(ixit) of the Trinity, containing the Father and the Son holding spheres and the Holy Dove descending down between them. Image taken from f. 233v of Psalter ('The Queen Mary ... more