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1462 – Capital B Matriculation Register of the Rectorate of the University of Basel, Volume 1 (1460-1567) Source: https://www.e-codices.unifr.ch/ Basel, Universitätsbibliothek, AN …

Interlace E

Interlace E

Augustinus, Sermones. V Source: gallica.bnf.fr Bibliothèque nationale de France. Département des manuscrits. Latin 2017, fol. 2r.

Coronation of Charles Martel

Coronation of Charles Martel

Manuscrits de la Bibliothèque Sainte-Geneviève. Chroniques de Saint-Denis. Recueil. Source: gallica.bnf.fr Bibliothèque interuniversitaire Sainte-Geneviève. Paris. Ms 782, fol. 100r.

Dots on the line

Dots on the line

La grant ystoire de monseignor Tristan Source: gallica.bnf.fr Bibliothèque nationale de France, Département des manuscrits, Français 756, fol. 3r.

Birds in flight

Birds in flight

« Li Romanz de la poire ». Source: gallica.bnf.fr Bibliothèque nationale de France, Département des manuscrits, Français 2186, fol. 34v.

Red-Blue E

Red-Blue E

Bréviaire de Paris, noté. Calendriers. Première partie Source: gallica.bnf.fr Bibliothèque nationale de France, Département des manuscrits, Latin 15181, fol. 106r.

PanachE

PanachE

Ricardus de Sancto Victore , De Trinitate Source: gallica.bnf.fr Bibliothèque nationale de France, Département des manuscrits, Latin 2591, fol. 26r.

Capitals: A, E, B

Capitals: A, E, B

Missel romain, copié en 1492 pour Jean de Foix, évêque de Comminges. Source: gallica.bnf.fr Bibliothèque nationale de France, Département des manuscrits, Latin …

Coronation of the Queen

Coronation of the Queen

Instructions for the coronation of the king start on fol. 58r and depict the king on a raised échaffaud. Pontificale-missale Johannis, ducis …

Ezekiel: good taste in books

Ezekiel: good taste in books

Bible. Bible. Source: gallica.bnf.fr Bibliothèque nationale de France, Département des manuscrits, Latin 16744, fol. 81r.

River Jordan

River Jordan

Lots of externally historiated capitals like this one in this ms. Very fun to flip through. Ado, Martyrologium et obituarium (11-133). Source: …

Excita

Excita

Does this count as parti-colored or is it just colorful? Missale ad usum monasterii Sancti Mauri Fossatensis Source: gallica.bnf.fr Bibliothèque nationale de …

Chirping in white vines

Chirping in white vines

S. Athanasius Alexandrinus , Enarrationes in Epistolas s. Pauli Source: gallica.bnf.fr Bibliothèque nationale de France, Département des Manuscrits, Latin 667, fol. 182v

Expletis

Expletis

Intriguing combination of diagonals, curves, and right angles. S. Hieronymus, Commentarius in Isaiam, pars I. I Source: gallica.bnf.fr Bibliothèque nationale de France, …