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Decorated letter from BL Harley 7586A, f. 2

Decorated letter from BL Harley 7586A, f. 2

Detail of the Hebrew letter ~shin~ decorated with foliate motifs, which served as a book plate of the patron Shabbetai ben Mattatya of Rome (see Narkiss, 1984). Image taken from f. 2 of Guide of the Perplexed (... more

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.

Bell

Bell

Rome or Cologne

Pope Eleutherius from BL Eg 3028, f. 4

Pope Eleutherius from BL Eg 3028, f. 4

Drawing of Lucius's messenger received by Pope Eleutherius. Image taken from f. 4 of Roman de Brut, a verse epitome (begins imperfectly) with continuation to Edward III; Destruction de Rome; Fierabras. Written in French.

Diagram of the sun from BL Harley 3735, f. 18

Diagram of the sun from BL Harley 3735, f. 18

Detail of diagrams with the movements of the sun around the earth, illustrating Johannes de Sacro Bosco's Tractatus de sphaera. The cities of Rome and Paris are depicted in the diagram on the right. Image taken... more

Upper cover from BL Eg 1139, Upper cover

Upper cover from BL Eg 1139, Upper cover

Upper cover of the ivory binding, scenes from the life of David. Image taken from Upper cover of Book of Hours, Use of Rome ('The Hours of Dionora of Urbino') (Eleonora Gonzaga della Rovere). Written in Latin.

David from BL Eg 1139, Upper cover

David from BL Eg 1139, Upper cover

Upper cover of the ivory binding, with David and musicians. Image taken from Upper cover of Book of Hours, Use of Rome ('The Hours of Dionora of Urbino') (Eleonora Gonzaga della Rovere). Written in Latin.

Housing the stranger from BL Eg 1139, Lower cover

Housing the stranger from BL Eg 1139, Lower cover

Detail of the middle left hand roundel on the lower cover of the ivory binding, with the act of mercy of housing the stranger, with the inscription: 'hospes eram et collegistis me' (Mathew 25: 35). Image taken ... more

Feeding the hungry from BL Eg 1139, Lower cover

Feeding the hungry from BL Eg 1139, Lower cover

Detail of the upper left hand roundel on the lower cover of the ivory binding, with the act of mercy of giving food to the hungry, with the inscription: 'Esurivi et dedistis mihi manducare' (Mathew 25: 35). Ima... more

David from BL Eg 1139, Upper cover

David from BL Eg 1139, Upper cover

Detail of the upper cover of the ivory binding, with David receiving the sword of Goliath from Ahimelech the priest. Image taken from Upper cover of Book of Hours, Use of Rome ('The Hours of Dionora of Urbino')... more

Visiting the sick from BL Eg 1139, Lower cover

Visiting the sick from BL Eg 1139, Lower cover

Detail of the lower left hand roundel on the lower cover of the ivory binding, with the act of mercy of visiting the sick, with the inscription: 'infirmus et visitastis me' (Mathew 25: 36). Image taken from Low... more

Lower cover from BL Eg 1139, Lower cover

Lower cover from BL Eg 1139, Lower cover

Lower cover of the ivory binding, with the Six Corporal Works of Mercy listed in Matthew 25:35-36. Image taken from Lower cover of Book of Hours, Use of Rome ('The Hours of Dionora of Urbino') (Eleonora Gonzaga... more

Clothing the naked from BL Eg 1139, Lower cover

Clothing the naked from BL Eg 1139, Lower cover

Detail of a roundel of the lower cover with the act of mercy of clothing the naked, with the inscription 'nudus et cooperuistis me' (Matthew 25:36). Image taken from Lower cover of Book of Hours, Use of Rome ('... more

Anointing of David from BL Eg 1139, Upper cover

Anointing of David from BL Eg 1139, Upper cover

Detail of the upper cover of the ivory binding, with David being anointed by Samuel. Image taken from Upper cover of Book of Hours, Use of Rome ('The Hours of Dionora of Urbino') (Eleonora Gonzaga della Rovere)... more

David and Goliath from BL Eg 1139, Upper cover

David and Goliath from BL Eg 1139, Upper cover

Detail of the upper cover of the ivory binding, with David and Goliath. Image taken from Upper cover of Book of Hours, Use of Rome ('The Hours of Dionora of Urbino') (Eleonora Gonzaga della Rovere). Written in Latin.

Visiting the imprisoned from BL Eg 1139, Lower cover

Visiting the imprisoned from BL Eg 1139, Lower cover

Detail of the lower right hand roundel on the lower cover of the ivory binding, with the act of mercy of visitng the imprisoned, with the inscription: 'In carcere eram et venistis ad me (Matthew 25: 36). Image ... more

David from BL Eg 1139, Upper cover

David from BL Eg 1139, Upper cover

Detail of the upper cover of the ivory binding, with David kneeling before an altar. Image taken from Upper cover of Book of Hours, Use of Rome ('The Hours of Dionora of Urbino') (Eleonora Gonzaga della Rovere)... more

David from BL Eg 1139, Upper cover

David from BL Eg 1139, Upper cover

Detail of the upper cover of the ivory binding, with David and the lion. Image taken from Upper cover of Book of Hours, Use of Rome ('The Hours of Dionora of Urbino') (Eleonora Gonzaga della Rovere). Written in Latin.

Giving drink to the thirsty from BL Eg 1139, Lower cover

Giving drink to the thirsty from BL Eg 1139, Lower cover

Detail of the upper right hand roundel on the lower cover of the ivory binding, with the act of mercy of giving drink to the thirsty, with the inscription: 'Sitivi et dedistis mihi bibere' (Mathew 25: 35). Imag... more

Spiral Column Shaft

Spiral Column Shaft

Made in Rome possibly, Central or Southern Italian

Decorated letter from BL Harley 7586A, f. 2

Decorated letter from BL Harley 7586A, f. 2

Hebrew letter ~shin~ decorated with foliate motifs, which served as a book plate of the patron Shabbetai ben Mattatya of Rome (see Narkiss, 1984). Beneath, there are three acquisition notes in Hebrew from 1340,... more

Building of Rome from BL Royal 20 D I, f. 225

Building of Rome from BL Royal 20 D I, f. 225

Bas-de-page miniature of the building of Rome, and the death of Remus. Image taken from f. 225 of Histoire ancienne jusqu'à César, part 3 of the second redaction. Written in French.

Hannibal from BL Royal 20 D I, f. 280v

Hannibal from BL Royal 20 D I, f. 280v

Bas-de-page miniature of Hannibal before Rome, and women upon the walls. Image taken from f. 280v of Histoire ancienne jusqu'à César, part 3 of the second redaction. Written in French.

Rape of the Sabines from BL Royal 20 D I, f. 225v

Rape of the Sabines from BL Royal 20 D I, f. 225v

Bas-de-page miniature of Rome, and the rape of the Sabines. Image taken from f. 225v of Histoire ancienne jusqu'à César, part 3 of the second redaction. Written in French.

Gauls in Rome from BL Royal 20 D I, f. 237

Gauls in Rome from BL Royal 20 D I, f. 237

Bas-de-page miniature of the Gauls in Rome. Image taken from f. 237 of Histoire ancienne jusqu'à César, part 3 of the second redaction. Written in French.

Troy, Rome, Contantinople, and Galatea from BL Royal 20 D I, f. 26v

Troy, Rome, Contantinople, and Galatea from BL Royal 20 D I, f. 26v

Miniature of Troy, Rome, Constantinople, and Galatea. Image taken from f. 26v of Histoire ancienne jusqu'à César, part 3 of the second redaction. Written in French.

Satuminus from BL Royal 20 D I, f. 338

Satuminus from BL Royal 20 D I, f. 338

Bas-de-page miniature of the battle with Satuminus in Rome. Image taken from f. 338 of Histoire ancienne jusqu'à César, part 3 of the second redaction. Written in French.

Totila from BL Royal 16 G VI, f. 38v

Totila from BL Royal 16 G VI, f. 38v

Miniature of Totila before Rome. Image taken from f. 38v of Chroniques de France ou de St Denis. Written in French.

Chilperic from BL Royal 16 G VI, f. 40v

Chilperic from BL Royal 16 G VI, f. 40v

Miniature of Chilperic being expelled from Rome, amongst the intrigues of Clothaire's sons, with an illuminated initial 'A'(pres). Image taken from f. 40v of Chroniques de France ou de St Denis. Written in French.

Charles of Anjou from BL Royal 16 G VI, f. 429v

Charles of Anjou from BL Royal 16 G VI, f. 429v

Miniature of Charles of Anjou sailing for Rome and the Pope crowning him. Image taken from f. 429v of Chroniques de France ou de St Denis. Written in French.

Eardwulf of Northumbria from BL Royal 16 G VI, f. 145v

Eardwulf of Northumbria from BL Royal 16 G VI, f. 145v

Miniature of Eardwulf of Northumbria visiting Charlemagne; Charlemagne sending envoys with him to Rome, in the second book of his life, with an illuminated initial 'A'(pres). Image taken from f. 145v of Chroniq... more

Shaft (part of a pilaster)

Shaft (part of a pilaster)

Similar pilasters are found on Roman funeral monuments.

Capital
Capital
Romulus from BL YT 28, f. 54

Romulus from BL YT 28, f. 54

Miniature of Romulus directing the building of Rome. Image taken from f. 54 of Secreta secretorum (ff. 1-43); Il Tesoro (translation of Li Livres dou Tresor) (ff. 43v-130); miscellaneous texts (ff. 130v-143v). ... more

Caesar from BL YT 28, f. 55

Caesar from BL YT 28, f. 55

Miniature of Caesar riding into the city of Rome. Image taken from f. 55 of Secreta secretorum (ff. 1-43); Il Tesoro (translation of Li Livres dou Tresor) (ff. 43v-130); miscellaneous texts (ff. 130v-143v). Wri... more

Coat of arms of a Pope of the Piccolomini Family

Coat of arms of a Pope of the Piccolomini Family

The arms are either those of Pius II (r. 1458–64) or those of Pius III (r. 1503), but more likely the former.

Athanasius from BL YT 6, f. 92

Athanasius from BL YT 6, f. 92

Historiated white vine initial 'Q'(uicumque) with Athanasius, and partial border, at the beginning of the Athanasian creed. Image taken from f. 92 of Book of Hours, Use of Rome. Written in Latin.

Detail: Decorated initial from BL YT 6, f. 190

Detail: Decorated initial from BL YT 6, f. 190

Decorated white vine initial 'F'(estina), in the suffrage to Augustine. Image taken from f. 190 of Book of Hours, Use of Rome. Written in Latin.

Virgin and Child from BL YT 6, f. 13

Virgin and Child from BL YT 6, f. 13

Detail of an historiated initial 'D'(omine) with Virgin and Child, at the beginning of the Hours of the Virgin. Image taken from f. 13 of Book of Hours, Use of Rome. Written in Latin.

Death on horseback from BL YT 6, f. 137

Death on horseback from BL YT 6, f. 137

Miniature of Death riding a skeletal horse, incorporating a decorated initial 'V'(enite), and partial border, at the beginning of Matins in the Hours of Dead. Image taken from f. 137 of Book of Hours, Use of Ro... more

Virgin and Child from BL YT 6, f. 13

Virgin and Child from BL YT 6, f. 13

Historiated initial 'D'(omine) with Virgin and Child, and full foliate border with putti and bird, at the beginning of the Hours of the Virgin; heraldic arms in the lower margin. Image taken from f. 13 of Book ... more

Image from BL YT 6, f. 176v

Image from BL YT 6, f. 176v

Image taken from f. 176v of Book of Hours, Use of Rome. Written in Latin.

Detail: Border from BL YT 6, f. 105

Detail: Border from BL YT 6, f. 105

Lower part of the full foliate border with putti and grotesque, at the beginning of the Penitential Psalms. Image taken from f. 105 of Book of Hours, Use of Rome. Written in Latin.

Border from BL YT 6, f. 13

Border from BL YT 6, f. 13

Detail of the lower section of the full foliate border with heraldic arms, at the beginning of the Hours of the Virgin. Image taken from f. 13 of Book of Hours, Use of Rome. Written in Latin.

Detail: David in penitence from BL YT 6, f. 105

Detail: David in penitence from BL YT 6, f. 105

Historiated initial 'D'(omine) with David in penitence, at the beginning of the Penitential Psalms. Image taken from f. 105 of Book of Hours, Use of Rome. Written in Latin.

Death on horseback from BL YT 6, f. 137

Death on horseback from BL YT 6, f. 137

Detail of a miniature of Death riding a skeletal horse, at the beginning of Matins in the Hours of Dead. Image taken from f. 137 of Book of Hours, Use of Rome. Written in Latin.

Detail: Border from BL YT 6, f. 105

Detail: Border from BL YT 6, f. 105

Part of the full foliate border with putti and bird, at the beginning of the Penitential Psalms. Image taken from f. 105 of Book of Hours, Use of Rome. Written in Latin.

Detail: Athanasius from BL YT 6, f. 92

Detail: Athanasius from BL YT 6, f. 92

Historiated white vine initial 'Q'(uicumque) with Athanasius, at the beginning of the Athanasian creed. Image taken from f. 92 of Book of Hours, Use of Rome. Written in Latin.

Decorated initial from BL YT 6, f. 190

Decorated initial from BL YT 6, f. 190

Decorated white vine initial 'F'(estina), in the suffrage to Augustine. Image taken from f. 190 of Book of Hours, Use of Rome. Written in Latin.

David in penitence from BL YT 6, f. 105

David in penitence from BL YT 6, f. 105

Historiated initial 'D'(omine) with David in penitence, and full foliate border with putti, bird and grotesque, at the beginning of the Penitential Psalms. Image taken from f. 105 of Book of Hours, Use of Rome.... more

Border from BL YT 6, f. 13

Border from BL YT 6, f. 13

Detail of a section of the full foliate border with putti and bird, at the beginning of the Hours of the Virgin. Image taken from f. 13 of Book of Hours, Use of Rome. Written in Latin.

Caesar's army from BL Royal 17 F II, f. 194

Caesar's army from BL Royal 17 F II, f. 194

Detail of a miniature of Caesar and his army at the walls of Rome. Image taken from f. 194 of La grant hystoire Cesar, i.e. Les faits des Romains, with additional texts. Written in French.

Triumph of Caesar from BL Royal 17 F II, f. 330

Triumph of Caesar from BL Royal 17 F II, f. 330

Detail of a miniature of Caesar on his triumphal chariot entering Rome. Image taken from f. 330 of La grant hystoire Cesar, i.e. Les faits des Romains, with additional texts. Written in French.

Caesar's army from BL Royal 17 F II, f. 194

Caesar's army from BL Royal 17 F II, f. 194

Miniature of Caesar and his army at the walls of Rome, with a partial border. Image taken from f. 194 of La grant hystoire Cesar, i.e. Les faits des Romains, with additional texts. Written in French.

Rome from BL Royal 17 F II, f. 180v

Rome from BL Royal 17 F II, f. 180v

Detail of a miniature of a street of Rome with Romans in discussion. Image taken from f. 180v of La grant hystoire Cesar, i.e. Les faits des Romains, with additional texts. Written in French.

Triumph of Caesar from BL Royal 17 F II, f. 330

Triumph of Caesar from BL Royal 17 F II, f. 330

Miniature of Caesar on his triumphal chariot entering Rome, with a partial border. Image taken from f. 330 of La grant hystoire Cesar, i.e. Les faits des Romains, with additional texts. Written in French.

Rome from BL Royal 17 F II, f. 180v

Rome from BL Royal 17 F II, f. 180v

Miniature of a street of Rome with Romans in discussion, with a partial border. Image taken from f. 180v of La grant hystoire Cesar, i.e. Les faits des Romains, with additional texts. Written in French.

Senate from BL Royal 19 E V, f. 238

Senate from BL Royal 19 E V, f. 238

Miniature of the senate of Rome, with a partial border and a foliate initial 'B'(ellum), at the beginning of book 7. Image taken from f. 238 of Romuléon. Written in French.

Camillius from BL Royal 19 E V, f. 98v

Camillius from BL Royal 19 E V, f. 98v

Miniature of Camillius, dicator of Rome, leaving a city with his army, with a partial border and a foliate initial 'I'(state), at the beginning of book 3. Image taken from f. 98v of Romuléon. Written in French.

Scipio Africanus from BL Royal 19 E V, f. 196

Scipio Africanus from BL Royal 19 E V, f. 196

Miniature of Scipio Africanus leaving Rome with his army, with a full border containing the royal arms of England and two Yorkist badges of a white ~rose-en-soleil~ with the motto, 'Dieu est mon droit', and an ... more