Crossed beaks

Crossed beaks

Evangelia quattuor [Évangiles dits de François II] (1r-186r). Capitulare evangeliorum (187r-199v). Source: gallica.bnf.fr Bibliothèque nationale de France, Département des Manuscrits, Latin 257, …

Wild one walking

Wild one walking

Horae ad usum Catalaunensem. Source: gallica.bnf.fr Bibliothèque nationale de France, Département des manuscrits, Latin 1168, fol. 37r.

Biblical Bird Dance

Biblical Bird Dance

Evangelia quattuor [Évangiles de Lothaire] (3v-207r). Capitulare evangeliorum (207v-221v). Source: gallica.bnf.fr Bibliothèque nationale de France, Département des Manuscrits, Latin 266, fol. 169r.

Quoniam Curls

Quoniam Curls

Evangelia quattuor [Évangiles de Lothaire] (3v-207r). Capitulare evangeliorum (207v-221v). Source: gallica.bnf.fr Bibliothèque nationale de France, Département des Manuscrits, Latin 266, fol. 113r.

Elephant Gospel

Elephant Gospel

Evangelia quattuor [Évangiles de Lothaire] (3v-207r). Capitulare evangeliorum (207v-221v). Source: gallica.bnf.fr Bibliothèque nationale de France, Département des Manuscrits, Latin 266, fol. 74r.

The I of the Beholder

The I of the Beholder

S. Paterius, Liber de expositione Veteris ac Novi Testamenti de diversis libris s. Gregorii concinnatus. II Source: gallica.bnf.fr Bibliothèque nationale de France, …

Carolingian Gold

Carolingian Gold

Sacramentarium [Sacramentaire de Charles le Chauve (?), frg.]. Source: gallica.bnf.fr Bibliothèque nationale de France, Département des Manuscrits, Latin 1141, fol. 4v. There’s …

Knight Scribe

Knight Scribe

Caius Sallustius Crispus, De bello Catilinario ; [Ambrogio Migli] poème; Oudart du Fouilloy, poème; Charles d’Orléans, Le livre contre tout péché . …

Tendril with disks

Tendril with disks

Rhazes, Havi seu continens [Contenant de Rhazes], Faraj ben Salim interpretatio. Rhazes, Havi seu continens, vol. 2 Source: gallica.bnf.fr Bibliothèque nationale de …

S in red and green

S in red and green

Origenes, Commentarius in Epistolam Pauli ad Romanos, interprete Rufino. Source: gallica.bnf.fr Bibliothèque nationale de France, Département des manuscrits, Latin 1643, fol. 11v.

Negative Space

Negative Space

I am amazed at the decisions that led to the production of this page. Did the capital have to be that big? …

Fanciful historiation

Fanciful historiation

Fanciful historiations in these capitals. Bibliothèque nationale de France, Département des manuscrits, Latin 8920. Fol. 6v. Lectionarium de tempore, pars aestiva. Source: …

Flourishing with X

Flourishing with X

Breviarium Carcassonense. II Source: gallica.bnf.fr Bibliothèque nationale de France, Département des manuscrits, Latin 1036, fol. 173v.

Prickings in the gutter

Prickings in the gutter

This manuscript has prickings in the outer margin… Titi Livii historiae Romanae decas tertia. Source: gallica.bnf.fr AND in the gutter: Titi Livii …