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Art médiéval 18h
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Claire Breay 16h
The Gospels of Máel Brigte now on display for three months as part of Treasures on Tour
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Ennius 20h
Interlace initial & letter 'Qu'(oniam)at the beginning of Luke's Gospel. BL Harley 1802; Gospels of Maelbrigte (the 'Armagh Gospels'; 'Marelbrid Gospels'), with glosses; 1138 CE; Ireland, N. (Armagh); f.87r
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The British Library Jul 29
A medieval potion, described in a 1000 year-old manuscript kept here at the British Library, has recently been shown to have 'astonishing' antibiotic properties. Read more about the eye salve described in Bald’s Leechbook here:
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The British Library 22h
An extremely rare, 900-year-old Armagh manuscript is now on display in the Ulster Museum for three months thanks to the British Library’s Treasures on Tour programme, supported by the Helen Hamlyn Trust. Don't miss your chance to see it!
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Ennius 23h
Will you be like King Solomon or King David this week? BL Add 11639; 'The Northern French Miscellany'; 1277-1324; France, N.; ff.116r, 117v
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peter toth 23h
Planning to go these nice days? Don't forget your permit - here is Pamyt's issued on a piece of broken jug 2275 years ago. Ostracon 12634
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BL_HebrewMSS Aug 3
Published recently my blog on the Anglo-Jewish charters from medieval England
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Medieval Manuscripts Aug 3
This manuscript, made in Armagh in 1138, contains one of the earliest references to one of the Three Magi being black. Find out more in today's blogpost:
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Medieval Manuscripts Aug 2
A C12th gospel-book from Armagh is now on display at the Ulster Museum for three months. Discover more in today's blogpost:
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Melibeus Aug 2
Shooting the indignant parrot Egerton 945 f. 214
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Robert Miller Aug 2
O sing unto the Lord a new song. Add MS 60629 f. 101r
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Calum Cockburn Aug 1
The British Library has now finished digitising all of our Matthew Paris maps! My latest blogpost for explores these amazing manuscripts, some of the finest examples of medieval cartography ever made.
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Medieval Manuscripts Aug 1
Long before the publication of the A-Z, Matthew Paris was designing his itinerary maps, the perfect guide for any traveller going on pilgrimage. Explore his suggested routes, from London to Italy and the Holy Land in today’s blogpost.
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Medieval Manuscripts Jul 31
Happy ! Here's God's own county on our C13th Matthew Paris maps! Can you recognise any of the places?
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Medieval Manuscripts Jul 31
Replying to @BLMedieval
Correct link here 😥
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Medieval Manuscripts Jul 31
Find out more about the collection in today's blogpost (with the correct URL!)
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Medieval Manuscripts Jul 31
All of our Matthew Paris maps are now online!
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Melibeus Jul 31
The , crowned, with a horn, riding four horses. Royal 19 C I f. 41r
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Ennius Jul 30
Dancing in the margins.... BL Stowe MS 17; 'The Maastricht Hours'; 14th century; ff.233v, 234r
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