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Medieval Cats: A Procession of Cats. Bodleian Library, Oxford From a mid-13th century manuscript.

French manuscript - (MS Bodley 264 - Bodleian Library, Oxford University: very LARGE thumbnail page) - shows, of course, the many alleged episodes during Alexander's journeys, but the whimsical marginal figures and stylised details of Medieval life mark the work out as a particularly superb example from the 'Romance' literature. For unknown reasons, the manuscript also includes a copy of the 'Travels of Marco Polo'.

"The heavenly Jerusalem", Commentary on the Apocalypse, in "Beatus de Liebana; 'Silos Apocalypse'", fol-208r, London British Library - Add. MS 11695, Northern Spain, c.1100


Cambridge Digital Library, MS Mm.5.31, f.76r. Alexander of...

Apokalypse: beast with seven heads & Woman clothed with the sun. Cambridge Digital Library, MS Alexander of Bremen, Expositio in Apocalypsim