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Cameo glass medallion of the emperor Augustus
Glass cameo: head of Augustus

Glass cameo: head of Augustus

Glass objects, Roman Empire.

Clovis sending a letter from BL Royal 16 G VI, f. 14

Clovis sending a letter from BL Royal 16 G VI, f. 14

Detail of a miniature of Clovis sending out Aurelian with a letter, and Aurelian giving the letter to Gondebald and Clotilda, with a foliate initial 'N'(e), at the beginning of chapter 17. Image taken from f. 1... more

Clovis sending a letter from BL Royal 16 G VI, f. 14

Clovis sending a letter from BL Royal 16 G VI, f. 14

Miniature of Clovis sending out Aurelian with a letter, and Aurelian giving the letter to Gondebald and Clotilda, with a foliate initial 'N'(e), at the beginning of chapter 17. Image taken from f. 14 of Chroniq... more

Plate

Plate

The central medallion with a laurel-crowned bust of Julius Caesar is a later addition.

Aurelian and Uther from BL Royal 15 E IV, f. 118v

Aurelian and Uther from BL Royal 15 E IV, f. 118v

Detail of a miniature of the landing of Aurelian and Uther. Image taken from f. 118v of Anciennes et nouvelles chroniques d'Angleterre, volume 1. Written in French.

Landing of Aurelian and Uther from BL Royal 15 E IV, f. 118v

Landing of Aurelian and Uther from BL Royal 15 E IV, f. 118v

Miniature of the landing of Aurelian and Uther. Image taken from f. 118v of Anciennes et nouvelles chroniques d'Angleterre, volume 1. Written in French.

Birth of Julius Caesar from BL Royal 16 G VIII, f. 32

Birth of Julius Caesar from BL Royal 16 G VIII, f. 32

Detail of a miniature of the birth of Julius Caesar. Image taken from f. 32 of Bellum Gallicum (Les commentaires de Cesar). Written in French.

Birth of Julius Caesar from BL Royal 16 G VIII, f. 32

Birth of Julius Caesar from BL Royal 16 G VIII, f. 32

Detail of a miniature of the birth of Julius Caesar. Image taken from f. 32 of Bellum Gallicum (Les commentaires de Cesar). Written in French.

Death of Pompey from BL Royal 16 G VIII, f. 310v

Death of Pompey from BL Royal 16 G VIII, f. 310v

Miniature of the death of Pompey. Image taken from f. 310v of Bellum Gallicum (Les commentaires de Cesar). Written in French.

Death of Pompey from BL Royal 16 G VIII, f. 310v

Death of Pompey from BL Royal 16 G VIII, f. 310v

Detail of a miniature of the death of Pompey. Image taken from f. 310v of Bellum Gallicum (Les commentaires de Cesar). Written in French.

Caesar and Pompey from BL Royal 17 F II, f. 258

Caesar and Pompey from BL Royal 17 F II, f. 258

Miniature of a combat between Caesar and Pompey, with a partial border including the royal arms of England. Image taken from f. 258 of La grant hystoire Cesar, i.e. Les faits des Romains, with additional texts.... more

Caesar and Pompey from BL Royal 17 F II, f. 258

Caesar and Pompey from BL Royal 17 F II, f. 258

Miniature of a combat between Caesar and Pompey, with a partial border including the royal arms of England. Image taken from f. 258 of La grant hystoire Cesar, i.e. Les faits des Romains, with additional texts.... more

Tiberius, Caligula, and Messalina from BL Royal 14 E V, f. 357

Tiberius, Caligula, and Messalina from BL Royal 14 E V, f. 357

Miniature of Tiberius, Caligula, and Messalina, with a partial border containing the royal arms of Edward IV. Image taken from f. 357 of De casibus virorum illustrium in French translation (Des cas des ruynes d... more

Tiberius, Caligula and Messalina from BL Royal 14 E V, f. 357

Tiberius, Caligula and Messalina from BL Royal 14 E V, f. 357

Detail of a miniature of Tiberius, Caligula, and Messalina. Image taken from f. 357 of De casibus virorum illustrium in French translation (Des cas des ruynes des nobles hommes et femmes). Written in French.

Pompey from BL Royal 14 E V, f. 318v

Pompey from BL Royal 14 E V, f. 318v

Miniature of the death of Pompey, with a partial border, at the beginning of chapter 8 of book 6. Image taken from f. 318v of De casibus virorum illustrium in French translation (Des cas des ruynes des nobles h... more

Death of Pompey from BL Royal 17 F II, f. 271

Death of Pompey from BL Royal 17 F II, f. 271

Detail of a miniature of the death of Pompey. Image taken from f. 271 of La grant hystoire Cesar, i.e. Les faits des Romains, with additional texts. Written in French.

Pompey from BL Royal 14 E V, f. 318v

Pompey from BL Royal 14 E V, f. 318v

Detail of a miniature of the death of Pompey, at the beginning of chapter 8 of book 6. Image taken from f. 318v of De casibus virorum illustrium in French translation (Des cas des ruynes des nobles hommes et fe... more

Death of Pompey from BL Royal 17 F II, f. 271

Death of Pompey from BL Royal 17 F II, f. 271

Miniature of the death of Pompey, with a partial border including the royal arms of England. Image taken from f. 271 of La grant hystoire Cesar, i.e. Les faits des Romains, with additional texts. Written in French.

Pompey and Deiotarus from BL Royal 17 F II, f. 267v

Pompey and Deiotarus from BL Royal 17 F II, f. 267v

Detail of a miniature of Pompey and Deiotarus. Image taken from f. 267v of La grant hystoire Cesar, i.e. Les faits des Romains, with additional texts. Written in French.

Domitian from BL Royal 14 E V, f. 395

Domitian from BL Royal 14 E V, f. 395

Detail of a miniature of the death of Domitian. Image taken from f. 395 of De casibus virorum illustrium in French translation (Des cas des ruynes des nobles hommes et femmes). Written in French.

Pompey and Deiotarus from BL Royal 17 F II, f. 267v

Pompey and Deiotarus from BL Royal 17 F II, f. 267v

Miniature of Pompey and Deiotarus, with a partial border containing the royal arms of England and the Yorkist badge of the white ~rose-en-soleil~. Image taken from f. 267v of La grant hystoire Cesar, i.e. Les f... more

Plate
Augustus with the Tiburtine Sybil from BL Harley 2943, f. 18

Augustus with the Tiburtine Sybil from BL Harley 2943, f. 18

Detail from the foliate border of Augustus with the Tiburtine Sibyl, at the beginning of the Hours of the Virgin, with Spierinck's signature and date in the lower margin. Image taken from f. 18 of Prayer book. ... more

[Holy Roman Emperor (Maximilian I(?) 1459-1519) and Empress holding model of Bamberg cathedral between them]

[Holy Roman Emperor (Maximilian I(?) 1459-1519) and Empress holding mo...

Illus. in: Title page of 1493 edition of volume on the relics in the cathedral at Bamberg. Printed by Hans Mair, Nuremberg, 1493. Reference copy may be in Biog. File. This record contains unverified, old data f... more

The Tiburtine sibyl and the Emperor Augustus

The Tiburtine sibyl and the Emperor Augustus

Print shows a female prophet directing Emperor Augustus's gaze upward towards a group of spirits in the clouds. Title from Graphic sampler / compiled by Renata V. Shaw, Prints and Photographs Division. Washingt... more

Karl II., der Kahle, römischer Kaiser
[Hroswitha (10th Century nun, poet, and chronicler) presenting her works to Otto I (912-973), King of Germany and Holy Roman Emperor]

[Hroswitha (10th Century nun, poet, and chronicler) presenting her wor...

Woodcut by Albrecht Durer. Illus. in: Hroswitha's Opera, Nuremberg, 1501, frontis. Reference copy may be in Biog. File. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Shelf.

Sibyl Announcing the Birth of Christ to the Emperor Augustus

Sibyl Announcing the Birth of Christ to the Emperor Augustus

Bartolomeo Neroni (Il Riccio) (Italian, Siena 1505/15–1571 Siena)

The triumph of a Roman Emperor; a young naked hero stands at centre on a pile of armour; a woman at right holds aloft a laurel wreath

The triumph of a Roman Emperor; a young naked hero stands at centre on...

Marcantonio Raimondi (Italian, Argini (?) ca. 1480–before 1534 Bologna (?))

Portraits from BL Harley 6205, f. 3

Portraits from BL Harley 6205, f. 3

Roundels of portraits of King Francis I of France and Julius Caesar. Image taken from f. 3 of Commentaires de la Guerre Gallique. Written in French.

Hector, Alexander, Julius Caesar, from the Nine Heroes

Hector, Alexander, Julius Caesar, from the Nine Heroes

Lucas van Leyden (Netherlandish, Leiden ca. 1494–1533 Leiden)

Karl II., der Kahle, römischer Kaiser

Karl II., der Kahle, römischer Kaiser

Stecher: Solis, Virgilius (der Ältere) Datierung: 1533 / 1562

Karl II., der Kahle, römischer Kaiser

Karl II., der Kahle, römischer Kaiser

Stecher: Solis, Virgilius (der Ältere) Datierung: 1533 / 1562

Karl II., der Kahle, römischer Kaiser

Karl II., der Kahle, römischer Kaiser

Stecher: Solis, Virgilius (der Ältere) Datierung: 1533 / 1562

The Tirburtine Sibyl telling the Emperor Augustus of the coming in Christ, after Parmigianino

The Tirburtine Sibyl telling the Emperor Augustus of the coming in Chr...

Niccolò Vicentino (Italian, active ca. 1510–ca. 1550)

Nero, römischer Kaiser

Nero, römischer Kaiser

Stecher: Bry, Theodor de Datierung: 1543 / 1598

Second View of the Baths of Diocletian, from set of Roman Ruins

Second View of the Baths of Diocletian, from set of Roman Ruins

Hieronymus Cock (Netherlandish, Antwerp ca. 1510–1570 Antwerp)