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    • Apocalipsis

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    • This manuscript, known as the Morgan Beatus, was apparently produced at the monastery of San Miguel de Escalada by Maius (or Magius), fl. 926-968. It is the oldest example of a revived Spanish apocalypse tradition. The illuminations reflect a...
    • Apocalipsis Gulbenkian

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    • The text describes in allegorical language the struggles between good and evil, the persecution of the Church and its members, the temptations of the Devil and the tyrannical rule of the Antichrist. Evil creatures, including the Dragon, the Beast...
    • Ashburnham Pentateuch

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    • This work contains 18 miniatures out of an estimated original total of 69, which are distributed irregularly through the first four books of the Old Testament. No part of Deuteronomy has survived. Most of the illustrations occupy a full page and...
    • Atlas de Historia Natural

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    • Also known as the Pomar Codex, this manuscript was given to Jaime Honorato Pomar, professor of botany at the University of Valencia, by King Philip II of Spain. The work incorporates many of the discoveries of the physician and naturalist...
    • Beato de San Millán

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    • The codex was written in two phases. The first hand can be dated late 10th or early 11th century, and, along with the quality of the parchment, is evidence of a lack of material resources resulting from Al Mansur’s campaigns against Rioja at the...
    • Biblia de San Luis

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    • A richly illustrated “Moralized Bible,” in Latin. The earliest references to this work are the codicil and testament of Alfonso X the Wise, king of Castile, describing it as a "historiated Bible in three books given to us by the king of France"...
    • Biblia judía

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    • A fine example of a Mudejar (Spanish Muslim) binding, this manuscript also features fine filigree ornamentation and calligraphic medallions. The codex was used by the Spanish Rabbi Alfonso de Zamora, one of three Jewish scholars who worked under...
    • Cantigas de Santa María

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    • This manuscript was produced at the court of Alfonso X "El Sabio" (1221-1284), king of Castile. The songs (cantigas) are written in Galician-Portuguese, the language of the Spanish troubadours. In total, 420 “songs to the Virgin Mary” were...
    • Carmina Burana

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    • The title "Carmina Burana" literally means “songs of Beuren” and was given by Johann Andreas Schmeller to his complete edition (1847) of the poems contained in an early 13th-century German manuscript (discovered in 1803) from the Benedictine...
    • Codex Aureus

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    • The portrait pages exhibit both Byzantine/Italian and Celtics styles, while the Canon Tables are primarily Celtic in design. Overall, the manuscript’s styles is similar to that of the Vespasian Psalter, although its use of gold, unusual in other...
    • Codex Aureus Escorialensis

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    • A collection of the four Gospels, the Codex Aureus (or Golden Codex) was written around 1035, during the reign of the Emperor Conrad II, although it was commissioned by his son, Henry III. The Codex Aureus is one of the most notable manuscripts of...
    • Codex Calixtinus

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    • Also known as the Liber Sancti Jacobi, this manuscript is a guidebook for pilgrims traveling to the shrine of the apostle St. James in Santiago de Compostela, Spain. The text was long thought to have been written by Pope Callixtus II, but scholars...
    • Codex Vindobonensis

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    • This is the earliest known illustrated herbal and contains the De Materia Medica of Dioscorides Pedanius, written ca. 60 AD. The work is a treatise on the medicinal value of herbs. Also included are illustrations of various animals and birds. ...
    • Codice Albeldense

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    • Produced for the Monastery of St. Martin at Albelda (Rioja), the manuscript comprises 429 large folios written in double columns. All three of the illuminators are pictured in one of the miniatures. The Albelda codex is a compendium of canon and...
    • Comentario al Apocalipsis

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    • In 776 Beatus, a staunchly orthodox monk from the monastery of San Martín de Turieno in Liébana in northern Spain, assembled a commentary on the Book of Revelation, also known as the Apocalypse. Lavishly illustrated and known today as the Beatus...
    • Coran de Muley Zaydan

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    • This sixteenth-century Koran was "executed in the Mosque of the Al-Badi Palace in Marrakech, and finished on the 13th day of the month of Rab'ia in the year 1008 after the Hegira [2nd November 1599], during the reign of Sultan Al-Mansur, father of...
    • Il Codice J.II.9

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    • Collection of plainchant, polyphonic mass movements, motets, and polyphonic chansons. Containing 334 polyphonic and monophonic entries, the manuscript is the sole source dateable into the early fifteenth century devoted exclusively to French (or at...
    • Il Codice Squarcialupi

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    • The Squarcialupi Codex is one of the most notable fifteenth-century Italian music anthologies. Its 300 pieces represent nearly all of the most renowned composers of the fourteenth century. The codex is richly illuminated with gold and pigment. The...

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