Detail of an historiated initial 'S'(einz) of Maur and other monks in front of Benedict. Image taken from f. 200v of Lives of the Saints. Written in French.
Detail of an historiated initial 'U' of Benedict seated, with a book, while his nurse stands by with the mended pitcher. Image taken from f. 161v of Lives of the Saints. Written in French.
Detail of a historiated initial 'A'(lio) of Benedict witnessing the soul of Germanus being taken up to heaven. Image taken from f. 15v of Omne Bonum (Absolucio-Circumcisio). Written in Latin.
Detail of a miniature in three compartments of the Vision of Benedict and Paul with the Holy Face adored by Benedict and Paul, and the Fall in the midst of the planetary spheres, adored by kneeling male and fem... more
Miniature of the installation of Benedict as an abbot, with a partial border and a foliate initial 'B'(enoit). Image taken from f. 86v of Legenda aurea. Written in French.
Miniatures of Benedict (left) and the Annunciation (right), with partial foliate borders carried by angels. Image taken from f. 89 of Book of Hours, Use of Paris ('The Hours of René d'Anjou'). Written in Latin,... more
Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: Il padre san Benedetto con l'espositione d'il r. padre frate Rogiero di Barletta. [Bologna : Per V. Bonardo & Marc' Antonio da Capri,1539] Published in: The tradition ... more
Historiated initial 'F'(uit) depicting a saint holding a book, presumably Benedict, at the beginning of Book 2 of Gregory the Great's Dialogues. Image taken from f. 22 of Dialogi. Written in Latin.
Detail of a miniature of Dante and Beatrice before Benedict, with scenes from his life below. Image taken from f. 168 of Divina Commedia (index Divine Comedy). Written in Italian.