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Boethius, De musica, f.43v, (211 x 144 mm), 12th century -This is a manuscript about the theory of music. It was copied probably in England at Christ Church, Canterbury, in the second quarter of the twelfth century. Its main focus is the mathematical basis of music - Alexander Turnbull Library, MSR-05., via Flickr.
A French fifteenth-century jewelled figure of St Catherine of Alexandria, holding her wheel attribute. (Metropolitan Museum of Art)