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Digital Library of Spain and the Biblioteca Nacional de España

Digital Library of Spain and the Biblioteca Nacional de España

Fig 5_add_ms_36684_f006r gemini

Fig 5_add_ms_36684_f006r gemini

Miniature of Christ in glory holding a globe and blessing the Virgin (on the following page); miniature of the Virgin kneeling (towards Christ on the previous page), from the Address in verse to Robert of Anjou, King of Naples, from the town of Prato in Tuscany (the Carmina regia), illuminated by Pacino di Buonaguida, central Italy (Tuscany), c. 1335 - c. 1340, Royal MS 6 E. ix, ff. 4v-5r.

Miniature of Christ in glory holding a globe and blessing the Virgin (on the following page); miniature of the Virgin kneeling (towards Christ on the previous page), from the Address in verse to Robert of Anjou, King of Naples, from the town of Prato in Tuscany (the Carmina regia), illuminated by Pacino di Buonaguida, central Italy (Tuscany), c. 1335 - c. 1340, Royal MS 6 E. ix, ff. 4v-5r.

The Beatus of Ferdinand and Sancha, or, Beatus Facundus, is an illuminated manuscript containing a commentary on the Apocalypse by Beatus of Liebana.

The Beatus of Ferdinand and Sancha, or, Beatus Facundus, is an illuminated manuscript containing a commentary on the Apocalypse by Beatus of Liebana.

Drawing of Guthlac being carried to the gates of Hell by demons and being given a scourge by St Bartholomew with which to repel them, Harley Roll Y 6, roundel 8.  For more Hell-mouths in British Library manuscripts, see ‘Prepare to Meet Your Doom’.  - See more at: http://britishlibrary.typepad.co.uk/digitisedmanuscripts/2016/04/the-tripping-saint.html#sthash.RqusHoYC.dpuf

Drawing of Guthlac being carried to the gates of Hell by demons and being given a scourge by St Bartholomew with which to repel them, Harley Roll Y 6, roundel 8. For more Hell-mouths in British Library manuscripts, see ‘Prepare to Meet Your Doom’. - See more at: http://britishlibrary.typepad.co.uk/digitisedmanuscripts/2016/04/the-tripping-saint.html#sthash.RqusHoYC.dpuf

Bodleian Library, MS. Bodley 602, Folio 14r "The animal the Greeks call monocerus". This is the usual illustration of the maiden and the unicorn. The maiden appears to be pointing at the horn.

Bodleian Library, MS. Bodley 602, Folio 14r "The animal the Greeks call monocerus". This is the usual illustration of the maiden and the unicorn. The maiden appears to be pointing at the horn.

[Capilla de Teodolinda. Catedral de Monza

[Capilla de Teodolinda. Catedral de Monza

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