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    Roman de la Rose

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    Le livre de la sainte trinité_circa 1400

    Horae ad usum Briocensem Source: gallica.bnf.fr Bibliothèque nationale de France, Département des manuscrits, NAL 3194, fol. 116v.

    Bibliothèque nationale de France, Français 28. f. 66v (Noah’s ark). St Augustine, De civitate dei. Rouen, 3rd quarter of the 15th century.

    The Alchemy of Happiness, 1308 Farsi copy held in the Bibliothèque nationale de France

    Don’t you hate it when someone chews your ear while you’re trying to read? Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, MS 229, detail of f. 133v. Arthurian Romances [1) Le livre de Lancelot du Lac, part III. 2) La queste del Saint Graal. 3) La mort au Roy Artus.]. France, c.1275-1300.

    Flight of the Witches 'Vaudoises' on the broom, miniature in a manuscript by Martin Le France (1410-1461), Le Champion des Dames, 1451

    Detail of a miniature of Idleness showing the Lover into the Garden of Pleasure; from Guilluame de Lorris and Jean de Meun, Roman de la Rose, France (Artois or Picardy), c. 1340, Royal MS 20 A. xvii, f. 7v.

    Christine de Pizan, comparée à la courtisane grecque Léonce - Le Livre des cleres femmes - Boccace, Paris, vers 1403 - BNF, Manuscrits français 12420, f. 93 - Dans son épître Ut sunt mores, Jean de Montreuil compare de manière injurieuse Christine de Pizan critiquant Jean de Meun à la courtisane grecque Léonce attaquant le philosophe Théophraste. 2 manuscrits français des Cleres femmes de Boccace, contemporains de la Querelle, présentent cette femme savante, courtisée, devant sa roue à livres

    Best. Dragon. Ever. From Andrew Jamieson. www.jamiesongalle...

    "Book of Babur" or "Letters of Babur") are the memoirs of Zāhir ud-Dīn Mohammad Bābur (1483-1530), the founder of the Mughal Empire

    Gorleston Psalter, 14th century, f. 193r:  detail of a marginal scene of man working on a forge

    Ilustration for De claris mulieribus, by Boccaccio, Giovanni Early 15th century French, British Library

    Persian miniature

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    Bibliothèque nationale de France, Département des manuscrits, Français 9197, detail of f. 13 (Nature) Evrart de Conty, Le livre des échecs a...

    Biblioteca Nacional de España, Cod. Vitr. 24-2, detail of f. 69r. Libro de horas de Leonor de la Vega. Bruges, c. 1465-70. Artist: Willem Vrelant.

    Alexander the Great travels beneath the sea in a 13th Century glass submarine, an illustration from the Roman d’Alexandre