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Reliquiary bust of CHARLEMAGNE (742-814), Frankish king, gold and silver...

Death of English soldiers at the Battle of Hastings, 1066, (English army...

Hunting hares, folio 76 of Ovid Moralised, 14th century French manuscript by...


Joust between foot soldier and knight, from 14th century French manuscript...

Acts of the noble prince Charles Martel, c.688-741, folio 86V of 14th century...

Bear leader, folio 241V of Decrees of Gratian, 13th century French manuscript


February, man warming his feet, folio 58R of Breviary of Love, 13th century...

Anatomical illustration, folio 8 of Liber notabilium Philippi septimi,...

Tristan and Iseult setting sail, folio 234 of Le Roman de Tristan, 15th...


Unicorn, folio 21 of Histoire des Juifs (History of the Jews) by Flavius...

Harvest, from 1356 manuscript of Treatise on Medicine by Aldebrand of Florence

ALFONSO X, 1221-84 King of Leon and Castile, Spain, called Alfonso the Wise,...


Inner wall of the town, Carcassonne, France

King CHILDEBERT I, c. 498-558, Merovingian king of Paris, founder of the abbey...

PETRARCH (Francesco Petrarca), 1304-74 Italian poet and scholar, from 15th...


Fighting dragons, illuminated letter R, folio 4V of 12th century Latin...

JONAH and the whale, miniature, folio 111R, tome 2, 15th century manuscript...

Nave, looking towards west fa├žade, interior of Notre Dame Cathedral, Reims, France


The Holy Women buying perfumes and unguents, relief, chapter, 13th century

Knights of the Round Table in Arthur's castle, from 15th century French...

Playing pelota in a field, a game resembling rounders or baseball, folio 61V...


12 signs of the zodiac, folio 38R of late 13th - early 14th century Proven├žal...

Deposition of Christ, from The Doubting of Saint Thomas, relief, historiated...

Saint BERNARD of Clairvaux, c.1090-1153 French Cistercian monk and mystic,...


Chalice of Emperor Romanus II, 939?63, Byzantine emperor (959?63), sardonyx,...

Examining an invalid, illuminated letter O from medical manuscript on Galen,...

Fresco of the Last Judgement the elect God's chosen people the people of...


The Last Supper in beaten gold from the Pala d'Oro, Germany, 1020

Ivory leaf from mirror with relief of game of chess, French, 15th century

Mariegola of Wool merchants 1380 Venetian trading in textiles


Christ flanked by Emperor CONSTANTINE IX, 980-1055, Monomachus and Empress...

King JOHN the Good of France 1319-64, profile, oil on canvas, mid 14th...

A horseman in conference with Emperor Charlemagne 742-814 receiving his orders...


Head of crosier, ivory, by Ivo di Chartres, late 11th century, from the...

DANTE Alighieri, 1265-1321 Italian writer, and Beatrice in Paradise

Knight, chess piece, ivory, 13th century, North European


Marco POLO, 1254-1324, titlepage of 1st printed edition of The Travels of...

FERDINAND of Spain, 1452-1516, King of Castile and Aragon, frontispiece to...

 



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