Holy Monogram

Holy Monogram

I know how to interpret the Alpha and Omega, the Chi, Rho, but I’m not sure about the rest. Cartulaire de l’abbaye …

Entangled dove in Quoniam

Entangled dove in Quoniam

Evangelium Lucae cum glossa ordinaria. Source: gallica.bnf.fr Bibliothèque nationale de France, Département des manuscrits, Latin 635, fol. 4r.

Bleeding heart of Jesus

Bleeding heart of Jesus

Horae ad usum romanum. Source: gallica.bnf.fr Bibliothèque nationale de France, Département des manuscrits, Latin 1369, p. 410.

Shadow effect

Shadow effect

Green and yellow outlines create an impression of relief. 1.° Isidori, Hispalensis, etymologiarum libri viginti. — 2.° Ejusdem de testimoniis Legis et …

Sifting for gold

Sifting for gold

Horae ad usum romanum. Source: gallica.bnf.fr Bibliothèque nationale de France, Département des manuscrits, Latin 1369, p. 141.

Pentecostal Dove

Pentecostal Dove

Horae ad usum romanum. Source: gallica.bnf.fr Bibliothèque nationale de France, Département des manuscrits, Latin 1369, p. 115

Fashioning Adam and Eve

Fashioning Adam and Eve

Genesis cum glosa Source: gallica.bnf.fr Bibliothèque nationale de France, Département des manuscrits, Latin 14399, fol. 5v.

Red Blue

Red Blue

Biblia. Latin 14396 Source: gallica.bnf.fr Bibliothèque nationale de France, Département des manuscrits, Latin 14396, fol. 95r.

Micro-majuscules

Micro-majuscules

Aristoteles , Liber Ethicorum Source: gallica.bnf.fr Bibliothèque nationale de France, Département des manuscrits, Latin 6306, fol. 32v.

Parti-colored A – 12th-c

Parti-colored A – 12th-c

Bernardus Claraevallensis , Sermones super Cantica Canticorum Source: gallica.bnf.fr Bibliothèque nationale de France, Département des manuscrits, Latin 14510, fol. 102r.

Parti-colored S – 15th-c

Parti-colored S – 15th-c

At what point do we stop talking about the extraordinary because it has become commonplace? 1.° Tractatus de ecclesiastica potestate, libris tribus …

Graceful Charge amid tendrils

Graceful Charge amid tendrils

1.°Dictys Cretensis, De bello Trojano libri sex . Source: gallica.bnf.fr Bibliothèque nationale de France, Département des manuscrits, Latin 5690, fol. 86r.

Hero for H

Hero for H

Kings make books the spoils of war. On the provenance: “D’après T. de Marinis, le manuscrit a appartenu à la bibliothèque des …

Trouble in Tobias

Trouble in Tobias

Bible. Source: gallica.bnf.fr Bibliothèque nationale de France, Département des Manuscrits, Latin 16747, fol. 129v.