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Topic: medieval miniatures

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Jerusalem from BL Eg 1070, f. 5

Jerusalem from BL Eg 1070, f. 5

Full-page miniature of Jerusalem and the Dome of the Rock Image taken from f. 5 of Book of Hours, Use of Paris ('The Hours of René d'Anjou'). Written in Latin, calendar and rubrics in French.

Death from BL Harley 2936, f. 84

Death from BL Harley 2936, f. 84

Detail of a miniature of Death, at the beginning of Matins in the Office of the Dead. Image taken from f. 84 of Book of Hours, Use of Rome. Written in Latin.

Tudor Rose from BL Royal 11 E XI, f. 2

Tudor Rose from BL Royal 11 E XI, f. 2

Detail of an allegorical miniature of a bush of the Tudor rose incorporating a Latin poem celebrating the House of Tudor, with a scroll reading 'Salve, radix varios producens germine ramos, / Quos inter ramus s... more

Luke from BL Add 40618, f. 22v

Luke from BL Add 40618, f. 22v

Evangelist miniature of Luke; part of a programme of modernisation of an eighth-century Irish pocket Gospelbook, possibly carried out at Winchester or Canterbury, added to the volume in the tenth century. Image... more

Interlace initial from BL Add 40618, f. 50

Interlace initial from BL Add 40618, f. 50

Interlace initial facing the Evangelist miniature of John. Image taken from f. 50 of Gospel Book, imperfect (Vulgate version, Irish textual family) (index New Testament, Bible). Written in Latin.

Luke from BL Add 40618, f. 21v

Luke from BL Add 40618, f. 21v

Evangelist miniature of Luke, depicted as an author, standing and holding his Gospelbook. This is the only extant original Evangelist miniature in this Irish pocket Gospelbook. Image taken from f. 21v of Gospel... more

Luke from BL Add 40618, f. 21v

Luke from BL Add 40618, f. 21v

Evangelist miniature of Luke, depicted as an author, standing and holding his Gospelbook. This is the only extant original Evangelist miniature in this Irish pocket Gospelbook. Image taken from f. 21v of Gospel... more

Luke from BL Add 40618, f. 22v

Luke from BL Add 40618, f. 22v

Evangelist miniature of Luke; part of a programme of modernisation of an eighth-century Irish pocket Gospelbook, possibly carried out at Winchester or Canterbury, added to the volume in the tenth century. Image... more

John from BL Add 40618, f. 49v

John from BL Add 40618, f. 49v

Evangelist miniature of John; part of a programme of modernisation of an eighth-century Irish pocket Gospelbook, possibly carried out at Winchester or Canterbury, added to the volume in the tenth century. Image... more

Miraculous loaves from BL YT 26, f. 18

Miraculous loaves from BL YT 26, f. 18

Miniature of Cuthbert discovering three loaves of bread in a previously empty storehouse (a miracle from God in return for his kindness to a visiting angel), from Chapter 7 of Bede's prose Life of St Cuthbert. ... more

Ecgfrith visiting Cuthbert from BL YT 26, f. 51

Ecgfrith visiting Cuthbert from BL YT 26, f. 51

Miniature of Ecgfrith, king of the English, along with his bishop Trumwine, visiting Cuthbert at Lindisfarne, from Chapter 24 of Bede's prose Life of St Cuthbert. Image taken from f. 51 of Prose Life of Cuthber... more

Cuthbert discovering a roof beam from BL YT 26, f. 45v

Cuthbert discovering a roof beam from BL YT 26, f. 45v

Miniature of Cuthbert miraculously discovering a roof beam for his church in the waves of the ocean, from Chapter 21 of Bede's prose Life of St Cuthbert. Image taken from f. 45v of Prose Life of Cuthbert; extra... more

Cuthbert at a synod from BL YT 26, f. 53v

Cuthbert at a synod from BL YT 26, f. 53v

Miniature of Cuthbert accepting the bishopric at a synod of fellow monks, from Chapter 24 of Bede's prose Life of St Cuthbert. Image taken from f. 53v of Prose Life of Cuthbert; extracts from the Historia Eccle... more

Monks signalling Cuthbert's death from BL YT 26, ff. 74v-75

Monks signalling Cuthbert's death from BL YT 26, ff. 74v-75

Miniature of monks at Cuthbert's hermitage signalling with torches to the monks of Lindisfarne that Cuthbert is dead, from Chapter 40 of Bede's prose Life of St Cuthbert; and a text page. Image taken from ff. 7... more

Two monks praying from BL YT 26, f. 11

Two monks praying from BL YT 26, f. 11

Miniature of two monks at the monastery of Tynemouth praying for the safety of those blown away in a gale, from Chapter 3 of Bede's prose Life of St Cuthbert. Image taken from f. 11 of Prose Life of Cuthbert; e... more

Cuthbert praying from BL YT 26, f. 10v

Cuthbert praying from BL YT 26, f. 10v

Miniature of Cuthbert praying to God to change the winds beside the river Tyne, from Chapter 3 of Bede's prose Life of St Cuthbert. Image taken from f. 10v of Prose Life of Cuthbert; extracts from the Historia ... more

Cuthbert praying in the sea from BL YT 26, f. 24

Cuthbert praying in the sea from BL YT 26, f. 24

Miniature of Cuthbert praying in the sea, while the spy watches him above; at the lower right, Cuthbert emerges from the sea to have his feet miraculously dried by otters, from Chapter 10 of Bede's prose Life o... more

Cuthbert healing a monk from BL YT 26, f. 71v

Cuthbert healing a monk from BL YT 26, f. 71v

Miniature of Cuthbert helping a monk who suffers from diarrhoea to enter his boat as he departs, from Chapter 38 of Bede's prose Life of St Cuthbert. Image taken from f. 71v of Prose Life of Cuthbert; extracts ... more

Man falling from a tree from BL YT 26, f. 63v

Man falling from a tree from BL YT 26, f. 63v

Miniature of Cuthbert's vision of the soul of a man, who was killed by falling from a tree, being carried to heaven, from Chapter 34 of Bede's prose Life of St Cuthbert. Image taken from f. 63v of Prose Life of... more

Cuthbert healing the wife of Hildemaer from BL YT 26, f. 33v

Cuthbert healing the wife of Hildemaer from BL YT 26, f. 33v

Miniature of Cuthbert healing the wife of Hildmaer, who was beset by demons, from Chapter 15 of Bede's prose Life of St Cuthbert. Image taken from f. 33v of Prose Life of Cuthbert; extracts from the Historia Ec... more

Cuthbert teaching at Lindisfarne from BL YT 26, f. 35v

Cuthbert teaching at Lindisfarne from BL YT 26, f. 35v

Miniature of Cuthbert teaching the monks in the monastery of Lindisfarne, from Chapter 16 of Bede's prose Life of St Cuthbert. Image taken from f. 35v of Prose Life of Cuthbert; extracts from the Historia Eccle... more

Aelfflaed being cured by Cuthbert's girdle from BL YT 26, f. 48v

Aelfflaed being cured by Cuthbert's girdle from BL YT 26, f. 48v

Miniature of the abbess Aelfflaed and one of her nuns being healed by Cuthbert's girdle, which she wraps around her head, from Chapter 23 of Bede's prose Life of St Cuthbert. Image taken from f. 48v of Prose Li... more

Cuthbert welcomed by Boisil from BL YT 26, f. 16

Cuthbert welcomed by Boisil from BL YT 26, f. 16

Miniature of the young Cuthbert being welcomed and embraced by Boisil when arriving at Melrose Abbey, from Chapter 6 of Bede's prose Life of St Cuthbert. Image taken from f. 16 of Prose Life of Cuthbert; extrac... more

Cuthbert's horse finds him food from BL YT 26, f. 14

Cuthbert's horse finds him food from BL YT 26, f. 14

Miniature of the young Cuthbert interrupted kneeling in prayer by his horse pulling down from the roof bread and cheese wrapped in linen, from Chapter 5 of Bede's prose Life of St Cuthbert. Image taken from f. ... more

Cuthbert and Ecgfrith's widow from BL YT 26, f. 55v

Cuthbert and Ecgfrith's widow from BL YT 26, f. 55v

Miniature of Cuthbert and Ecgfrith's widow being shown the city walls and fountain, from Chapter 27 of Bede's prose Life of St Cuthbert. Image taken from f. 55v of Prose Life of Cuthbert; extracts from the Hist... more

An eagle brings a fish to Cuthbert from BL YT 26, f. 28v

An eagle brings a fish to Cuthbert from BL YT 26, f. 28v

Miniature of an eagle bringing Cuthbert and his companion a fish, which they share with the eagle, from Chapter 12 of Bede's prose Life of St Cuthbert. Image taken from f. 28v of Prose Life of Cuthbert; extrac... more

Healing of a gesith's wife from BL YT 26, f. 58v

Healing of a gesith's wife from BL YT 26, f. 58v

Miniature of a priest ministering to the dying wife of a gesith with holy water blessed by Cuthbert, which heals her instantly, from Chapter 29 of Bede's prose Life of St Cuthbert. Image taken from f. 58v of Pr... more

Cuthbert washing an angel's feet from BL YT 26, f. 17v

Cuthbert washing an angel's feet from BL YT 26, f. 17v

Miniature of the young Cuthbert washing the feet of an angel, who is visiting him the the guise of a traveller, from Chapter 7 of Bede's prose Life of St Cuthbert. Image taken from f. 17v of Prose Life of Cuthb... more

Miraculous loaves from BL YT 26, f. 18

Miraculous loaves from BL YT 26, f. 18

Miniature of Cuthbert discovering three loaves of bread in a previously empty storehouse (a miracle from God in return for his kindness to a visiting angel), from Chapter 7 of Bede's prose Life of St Cuthbert. ... more

Cuthbert with a dolphin from BL YT 26, f. 26v

Cuthbert with a dolphin from BL YT 26, f. 26v

Miniature of Cuthbert discovering a dolphin cut and prepared for cooking, from Chapter 11 of Bede's prose Life of St Cuthbert. Image taken from f. 26v of Prose Life of Cuthbert; extracts from the Historia Eccle... more

Cuthbert healing a girl from BL YT 26, f. 60

Cuthbert healing a girl from BL YT 26, f. 60

Miniature of Cuthbert anointing an ill girl with holy oil and healing her immediately, from Chapter 30 of Bede's prose Life of St Cuthbert. Image taken from f. 60 of Prose Life of Cuthbert; extracts from the Hi... more

A crow bringing lard to Cuthbert from BL YT 26, f. 44

A crow bringing lard to Cuthbert from BL YT 26, f. 44

Miniature of a crow bringing lard to Cuthbert, in atonement for the crows carrying off straw from the house of his brethren, from Chapter 14 of Bede's prose Life of St Cuthbert. Image taken from f. 44 of Prose ... more

Cuthbert extinguishing a fire set by a demon from BL YT 26, f. 31v

Cuthbert extinguishing a fire set by a demon from BL YT 26, f. 31v

Miniature of Cuthbert extinguishing a fire set by a demon, from Chapter 14 of Bede's prose Life of St Cuthbert. Image taken from f. 31v of Prose Life of Cuthbert; extracts from the Historia Ecclesiastica (Histo... more

Cuthbert being elected bishop, and performing a healing miracle from BL YT 26, ff. 53v-54

Cuthbert being elected bishop, and performing a healing miracle from B...

Miniature of Cuthbert accepting the bishopric at a synod of fellow monks; miniature of a man ministering to his ailing servant with holy water blessed by Cuthbert, from Chapter 24 & 25 of Bede's prose Life of S... more

Cuthbert's vision from BL YT 26, f. 64

Cuthbert's vision from BL YT 26, f. 64

Miniature of Cuthbert at a dining table, having a vision of a man whose soul was carried to heaven, from Chapter 34 of Bede's prose Life of St Cuthbert. Image taken from f. 64 of Prose Life of Cuthbert; extract... more

Cuthbert healing a paralytic from BL YT 26, f. 83

Cuthbert healing a paralytic from BL YT 26, f. 83

Miniature of Cuthbert's arm emerging from his tomb to heal a paralytic who is praying before it, from Historia ecclesiastica, bk. iv, 31-32, in Bede's prose Life of St Cuthbert. Image taken from f. 83 of Prose... more

Cuthbert and two monks praying from BL YT 26, ff. 10v-11

Cuthbert and two monks praying from BL YT 26, ff. 10v-11

Miniature of Cuthbert praying to God to change the winds beside the river Tyne; miniature of two monks at the monastery of Tynemouth praying for the safety of those blown away in a gale, from Chapter 3 of Bede'... more

Cuthbert speaking to Boisil from BL YT 26, f. 21

Cuthbert speaking to Boisil from BL YT 26, f. 21

Miniature of Cuthbert, lying in his sickbed, speaking to Boisil, from Chapter 8 of Bede's prose Life of St Cuthbert. Image taken from f. 21 of Prose Life of Cuthbert; extracts from the Historia Ecclesiastica (H... more

Monks signalling Cuthbert's death from BL YT 26, f. 74vF

Monks signalling Cuthbert's death from BL YT 26, f. 74vF

Miniature of monks at Cuthbert's hermitage signalling with torches to the monks of Lindisfarne that Cuthbert is dead, from Chapter 40 of Bede's prose Life of St Cuthbert. Image taken from f. 74vF of Prose Life ... more

The Sphere of the Sun from BL YT 36, f. 147

The Sphere of the Sun from BL YT 36, f. 147

Miniature of Dante and Beatrice in the sphere of the sun being greeted by Aquinas and Albertus Magnus, while ten other great intellectural authorities (the Doctors of the Church) are seated below, including Bed... more

Cuthbert preaching from BL YT 26, f. 22v

Cuthbert preaching from BL YT 26, f. 22v

Miniature of Cuthbert preaching to gathered people from the village, from Chapter 9 of Bede's prose Life of St Cuthbert. Image taken from f. 22v of Prose Life of Cuthbert; extracts from the Historia Ecclesiasti... more

Healing of a youth's eye from BL YT 26, f. 84v

Healing of a youth's eye from BL YT 26, f. 84v

Miniature of a monk healing the eye of a youth by touching it with hairs from Cuthbert's head, from Historia ecclesiastica, bk. iv, 32, in Bede's prose Life of St Cuthbert. Image taken from f. 84v of Prose Lif... more

Man being healed by shoes from BL YT 26, f. 80

Man being healed by shoes from BL YT 26, f. 80

Miniature of a man being healed by shoes belonging to Cuthbert, from Chapter 45 of Bede's prose Life of St Cuthbert. Image taken from f. 80 of Prose Life of Cuthbert; extracts from the Historia Ecclesiastica (H... more

Seated scribe from BL YT 26, f. 2

Seated scribe from BL YT 26, f. 2

Miniature of a scribe writing at a desk (thought to be Bede), from the preface to Bede's prose Life of St Cuthbert. Image taken from f. 2 of Prose Life of Cuthbert; extracts from the Historia Ecclesiastica (His... more

Cuthbert expelling birds from BL YT 26, f. 42v

Cuthbert expelling birds from BL YT 26, f. 42v

Miniature of Cuthbert speaking to the birds and driving them away from the crops which he had sown, from Chapter 19 of Bede's prose Life of St Cuthbert. Image taken from f. 42v of Prose Life of Cuthbert; extrac... more

Cuthbert's miracle of the wine from BL YT 26, f. 66

Cuthbert's miracle of the wine from BL YT 26, f. 66

Miniature of Cuthbert performing a miracle by tasting water and giving it the flavour of wine, from Chapter 35 of Bede's prose Life of St Cuthbert. Image taken from f. 66 of Prose Life of Cuthbert; extracts fro... more

Blank frame from BL YT 26, f. 9

Blank frame from BL YT 26, f. 9

Blank frame for a miniature, with the hindquarters of a horse on the left. Image taken from f. 9 of Prose Life of Cuthbert; extracts from the Historia Ecclesiastica (History of the English Church and People). W... more

Aelfflaed meets Cuthbert from BL YT 26, f. 50v

Aelfflaed meets Cuthbert from BL YT 26, f. 50v

Miniature of the abbess Aelfflaed at the feet of Cuthbert; she is begging him for information and prophecy concerning her brother, king Ecgfrith, from Chapter 24 of Bede's prose Life of St Cuthbert. Image taken... more

Cuthbert healing a man from BL YT 26, f. 61

Cuthbert healing a man from BL YT 26, f. 61

Miniature of Cuthbert healing an ill man, Hildemer the prefect, with bread that he had blessed, from Chapter 31 of Bede's prose Life of St Cuthbert. Image taken from f. 61 of Prose Life of Cuthbert; extracts fr... more

Cuthbert healing a child from BL YT 26, f. 62v

Cuthbert healing a child from BL YT 26, f. 62v

Miniature of Cuthbert healing a child ill with the plague, from Chapter 33 of Bede's prose Life of St Cuthbert. Image taken from f. 62v of Prose Life of Cuthbert; extracts from the Historia Ecclesiastica (Histo... more

Cuthbert building his hermitage from BL YT 26, f. 39

Cuthbert building his hermitage from BL YT 26, f. 39

Miniature of Cuthbert building his hermitage with the help of an angel on the island of Farne, from Chapter 17 of Bede's prose Life of St Cuthbert. Image taken from f. 39 of Prose Life of Cuthbert; extracts fro... more

Death of Cuthbert from BL YT 26, f. 73

Death of Cuthbert from BL YT 26, f. 73

Miniature of a priest performing the last sacraments for Cuthbert as he lies on his deathbed, from Chapter 39 of Bede's prose Life of St Cuthbert. Image taken from f. 73 of Prose Life of Cuthbert; extracts from... more

Cuthbert speaking to a crowd from BL YT 26, f. 47

Cuthbert speaking to a crowd from BL YT 26, f. 47

Miniature of Cuthbert speaking to a crowd and giving instruction in the way of salvation to those who have come to him from across Britain, from Chapter 22 of Bede's prose Life of St Cuthbert. Image taken from ... more

Cuthbert blessing water from BL YT 26, f. 54

Cuthbert blessing water from BL YT 26, f. 54

Miniature of a man ministering to his ailing servant with holy water blessed by Cuthbert, from Chapter 25 of Bede's prose Life of St Cuthbert. Image taken from f. 54 of Prose Life of Cuthbert; extracts from the... more

Cuthbert extinguishing a fire set by a demon from BL YT 26, f. 30

Cuthbert extinguishing a fire set by a demon from BL YT 26, f. 30

Miniature of Cuthbert extinguishing a fire set by a demon, from Chapter 13 of Bede's prose Life of St Cuthbert. Image taken from f. 30 of Prose Life of Cuthbert; extracts from the Historia Ecclesiastica (Histor... more

Cuthbert from BL YT 26, f. 1v

Cuthbert from BL YT 26, f. 1v

Miniature of a monk (Bede?) kissing the feet of Cuthbert, from the preface to Bede's prose Life of St Cuthbert. Image taken from f. 1v of Prose Life of Cuthbert; extracts from the Historia Ecclesiastica (Histor... more

Healing of a sick man from BL YT 26, f. 79

Healing of a sick man from BL YT 26, f. 79

Miniature of a sick man being healed while praying at Cuthbert's tomb, from Chapter 44 of Bede's prose Life of St Cuthbert. Image taken from f. 79 of Prose Life of Cuthbert; extracts from the Historia Ecclesias... more

Cuthbert digging with a monk from BL YT 26, f. 41

Cuthbert digging with a monk from BL YT 26, f. 41

Miniature of Cuthbert digging a water pit with a monk for his hermitage on the island of Farne, from Chapter 18 of Bede's prose Life of St Cuthbert. Image taken from f. 41 of Prose Life of Cuthbert; extracts fr... more

Luke from BL Royal 1 E VI, f. 43

Luke from BL Royal 1 E VI, f. 43

Incipit page with a miniature of an ox, the symbol of Luke, with God the Father above, and an illuminated initial 'Q'(uoniam), at the beginning of Luke. Image taken from f. 43 of Gospels, imperfect (the 'Royal ... more

Incipit page from BL Royal 1 E VI, f. 44

Incipit page from BL Royal 1 E VI, f. 44

Titulus in gold and silver on a purple background, beginning 'Hic Gabriel an/gelus Zacharie / sacerdoti in / templo d[omi]ni ap/paruit', and relating to a lost miniature of the Annunciation to Zacharias. Image ... more

Luke from BL Royal 1 E VI, f. 43

Luke from BL Royal 1 E VI, f. 43

Detail of a miniature of an ox, the symbol of Luke, with God the Father above, at the beginning of Luke. Image taken from f. 43 of Gospels, imperfect (the 'Royal Bible'). Written in Latin.

Incipit page from BL Royal 1 E VI, f. 30

Incipit page from BL Royal 1 E VI, f. 30

Titulus in gold and silver on a purple background, beginning 'Hic HIS baptiza/tus est ab Iohan/ne', and relating to a lost miniature of the Baptism of Christ. Image taken from f. 30 of Gospels, imperfect (the '... more

Incipit page from BL Royal 1 E VI, f. 1v

Incipit page from BL Royal 1 E VI, f. 1v

Titulus in gold and silver on a purple background, beginning 'Haec est specio/sa quadriga luci/flua', relating to a lost miniature of the symbols of the Evangelists. Image taken from f. 1v of Gospels, imperfect... more

Mary Magdalene from BL Eg 1139, f. 210

Mary Magdalene from BL Eg 1139, f. 210

Detail of miniature of Mary Magdalene. Image taken from f. 210 of Psalter (The 'Melisende Psalter') with canticles, prayers, and litany. Written in Latin.

The Dormition from BL Eg 1139, f. 12

The Dormition from BL Eg 1139, f. 12

Miniature of the Dormition. Image taken from f. 12 of Psalter (The 'Melisende Psalter') with canticles, prayers, and litany. Written in Latin.

Michael from BL Eg 1139, f. 205

Michael from BL Eg 1139, f. 205

Detail of miniature of the archangel Michael. Image taken from f. 205 of Psalter (The 'Melisende Psalter') with canticles, prayers, and litany. Written in Latin.

Pietà from BL Sloane 2803, f. 192v

Pietà from BL Sloane 2803, f. 192v

Miniature of the Pietà, decorated initial 'D'(oulce), and full foliate border, at the beginning of a prayer. Image taken from f. 192v of Book of Hours, Use of Paris. Written in Latin.

Pentecost from BL Eg 1139, f. 11v

Pentecost from BL Eg 1139, f. 11v

Miniature of the Pentecost. Image taken from f. 11v of Psalter (The 'Melisende Psalter') with canticles, prayers, and litany. Written in Latin.

John from BL Eg 1139, f. 207v

John from BL Eg 1139, f. 207v

Detail of miniature of John. Image taken from f. 207v of Psalter (The 'Melisende Psalter') with canticles, prayers, and litany. Written in Latin.

John the Baptist from BL Eg 1139, f. 206

John the Baptist from BL Eg 1139, f. 206

Detail of miniature of John the Baptist. Image taken from f. 206 of Psalter (The 'Melisende Psalter') with canticles, prayers, and litany. Written in Latin.

The Betrayal from BL Eg 1139, f. 7v

The Betrayal from BL Eg 1139, f. 7v

Miniature of the Betrayal. Image taken from f. 7v of Psalter (The 'Melisende Psalter') with canticles, prayers, and litany. Written in Latin.

Jerome from BL Harley 2803, f. 1v

Jerome from BL Harley 2803, f. 1v

Detail of the face of Jerome, from a miniature at the beginning of Jerome's letter to Ambrose. Image taken from f. 1v of Bible (the 'Worms Bible') (index Frankenthal Bible), Genesis to Job. Written in Latin.

Jerome from BL Harley 2803, f. 1

Jerome from BL Harley 2803, f. 1

Miniature of Jerome writing at a desk with a small monk below, and the illuminated initial 'F'(rater) with foliate interlace and bands, at the beginning of Jerome's letter to Ambrose. Image taken from f. 1 of B... more

Ascension of Christ from BL Eg 1139, f. 11

Ascension of Christ from BL Eg 1139, f. 11

Miniature of the Ascension of Christ. Image taken from f. 11 of Psalter (The 'Melisende Psalter') with canticles, prayers, and litany. Written in Latin.

Adoration of the Magi from BL Eg 1139, f. 2v

Adoration of the Magi from BL Eg 1139, f. 2v

Miniature of the Adoration of the Magi, and the Magi being led by an angel. Image taken from f. 2v of Psalter (The 'Melisende Psalter') with canticles, prayers, and litany. Written in Latin.

Ascension of Christ from BL Eg 1139, f. 11

Ascension of Christ from BL Eg 1139, f. 11

Detail of a miniature of the Ascension of Christ. Image taken from f. 11 of Psalter (The 'Melisende Psalter') with canticles, prayers, and litany. Written in Latin.

The Crucifixion from BL Eg 1139, f. 8

The Crucifixion from BL Eg 1139, f. 8

Miniature of the Crucifixion. Image taken from f. 8 of Psalter (The 'Melisende Psalter') with canticles, prayers, and litany. Written in Latin.

Nicholas from BL Eg 1139, f. 209

Nicholas from BL Eg 1139, f. 209

Detail of miniature of Nicholas. Image taken from f. 209 of Psalter (The 'Melisende Psalter') with canticles, prayers, and litany. Written in Latin.

Thomas from BL Eg 1139, f. 10v

Thomas from BL Eg 1139, f. 10v

Miniature of the incredulity of Thomas. Image taken from f. 10v of Psalter (The 'Melisende Psalter') with canticles, prayers, and litany. Written in Latin.

The Annunciation from BL Eg 1139, f. 1

The Annunciation from BL Eg 1139, f. 1

Miniature of the Annunciation. Image taken from f. 1 of Psalter (The 'Melisende Psalter') with canticles, prayers, and litany. Written in Latin.

The Visitation from BL Eg 1139, f. 1v

The Visitation from BL Eg 1139, f. 1v

Miniature of the Visitation. Image taken from f. 1v of Psalter (The 'Melisende Psalter') with canticles, prayers, and litany. Written in Latin.

Washing of the Disciples' Feet from BL Eg 1139, f. 6v

Washing of the Disciples' Feet from BL Eg 1139, f. 6v

Miniature of the Washing of the Disciples' Feet. Image taken from f. 6v of Psalter (The 'Melisende Psalter') with canticles, prayers, and litany. Written in Latin.

Miniature from BL Harley 2803, f. 1v

Miniature from BL Harley 2803, f. 1v

Detail of a miniature of Jerome writing at a desk with a small monk below, at the beginning of Jerome's letter to Ambrose. Image taken from f. 1v of Bible (the 'Worms Bible') (index Frankenthal Bible), Genesis ... more

Temptations of Christ from BL Eg 1139, f. 4

Temptations of Christ from BL Eg 1139, f. 4

Miniature of the Temptations of Christ. Image taken from f. 4 of Psalter (The 'Melisende Psalter') with canticles, prayers, and litany. Written in Latin.

Baptism from BL Eg 1139, f. 3v

Baptism from BL Eg 1139, f. 3v

Miniature of the Baptism of Christ. Image taken from f. 3v of Psalter (The 'Melisende Psalter') with canticles, prayers, and litany. Written in Latin.

David in penitence from BL Sloane 2803, f. 117

David in penitence from BL Sloane 2803, f. 117

Miniature of David in penitence, decorated initial 'D'(omine), and full foliate border, at the beginning of the Penitential Psalms. Image taken from f. 117 of Book of Hours, Use of Paris. Written in Latin.

Agnes from BL Eg 1139, f. 211

Agnes from BL Eg 1139, f. 211

Detail of miniature of Agnes. Image taken from f. 211 of Psalter (The 'Melisende Psalter') with canticles, prayers, and litany. Written in Latin.

Stephen from BL Eg 1139, f. 208

Stephen from BL Eg 1139, f. 208

Detail of miniature of Stephen. Image taken from f. 208 of Psalter (The 'Melisende Psalter') with canticles, prayers, and litany. Written in Latin.

The Last Supper from BL Eg 1139, f. 6

The Last Supper from BL Eg 1139, f. 6

Miniature of the Last Supper. Image taken from f. 6 of Psalter (The 'Melisende Psalter') with canticles, prayers, and litany. Written in Latin.

The Raising of Lazarus from BL Eg 1139, f. 5

The Raising of Lazarus from BL Eg 1139, f. 5

Miniature of the Raising of Lazarus. Image taken from f. 5 of Psalter (The 'Melisende Psalter') with canticles, prayers, and litany. Written in Latin.

The Nativity from BL Eg 1139, f. 2

The Nativity from BL Eg 1139, f. 2

Miniature of the Nativity. Image taken from f. 2 of Psalter (The 'Melisende Psalter') with canticles, prayers, and litany. Written in Latin.

Peter from BL Eg 1139, f. 206v

Peter from BL Eg 1139, f. 206v

Detail of miniature of Peter. Image taken from f. 206v of Psalter (The 'Melisende Psalter') with canticles, prayers, and litany. Written in Latin.

Deesis from BL Eg 1139, f. 12v

Deesis from BL Eg 1139, f. 12v

Miniature of Christ in Majesty with John the Baptist and Mary (the Deesis). Image taken from f. 12v of Psalter (The 'Melisende Psalter') with canticles, prayers, and litany. Written in Latin.

Burial from BL Eg 1139, f. 9

Burial from BL Eg 1139, f. 9

Miniature of the burial of Christ. Image taken from f. 9 of Psalter (The 'Melisende Psalter') with canticles, prayers, and litany. Written in Latin.

Virgin and Child from BL Eg 1139, f. 202v

Virgin and Child from BL Eg 1139, f. 202v

Detail of a miniature of the Virgin and Child with angels. Image taken from f. 202v of Psalter (The 'Melisende Psalter') with canticles, prayers, and litany. Written in Latin.

The Presentation from BL Eg 1139, f. 3

The Presentation from BL Eg 1139, f. 3

Miniature of the Presentation. Image taken from f. 3 of Psalter (The 'Melisende Psalter') with canticles, prayers, and litany. Written in Latin.

The Deposition from BL Eg 1139, f. 8v

The Deposition from BL Eg 1139, f. 8v

Miniature of the Deposition. Image taken from f. 8v of Psalter (The 'Melisende Psalter') with canticles, prayers, and litany. Written in Latin.

Mount of Olives from BL Eg 1139, f. 7

Mount of Olives from BL Eg 1139, f. 7

Miniature of the Agony in the Garden. Image taken from f. 7 of Psalter (The 'Melisende Psalter') with canticles, prayers, and litany. Written in Latin.

Monk from BL Harley 2803, f. 1v

Monk from BL Harley 2803, f. 1v

Detail of a monk, from a miniature at the beginning of Jerome's letter to Ambrose. Image taken from f. 1v of Bible (the 'Worms Bible') (index Frankenthal Bible), Genesis to Job. Written in Latin.

Fish and reptiles from BL Harley 4751, f. 68

Fish and reptiles from BL Harley 4751, f. 68

Detail of a miniature of fish (Pisces) and reptiles, some fabulous. Image taken from f. 68 of Bestiary, with extracts from Giraldus Cambrensis on Irish birds. Written in Latin.