Miniature of travellers encountering the River of Badashan. Image taken from f. 72v of Historia de proeliis, translated in French as La vraie ystoire dou bon roi Alixandre, and other romances. Written in French.
4 historiated initials: 'A'(cutus) of a man holding an orange object; 'A'(cetosus) of a bust of a man; 'A'(chates) of a man holding an orange stone; 'A'(dam) of the Creation of Eve. Image taken from f. 45 of Om... more
Miniature of the River of Crystal, the angel, and John. Image taken from f. 532 of Bible historiale, the early version. Written in French.
Miniature of Alexander encountering the gymnosophists, a race of naked wise men who live in caves; miniature of Alexander arriving at the river Pison. Image taken from f. 17v of Poems and Romances (the 'Talbot ... more
Textual illustration of ~ha-yeorah tashlihuhu~ (you shall cast [the male babies] into the river): a man casting a naked baby into the river. Image taken from f. 42 of Prayer book (~siddur~), Italian rite. Writt... more