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Illuminated manuscripts

From papyrus to parchment to paper, we look at illuminated manuscripts, books of hours and decorated books through the ages.

Illuminated Manuscript Koran, The right side of a double-page frontispiece, Walters Art Museum MS. W.557, fol.2b by Walters Art Museum Illuminated Manuscripts, via Flickr

Illuminated Manuscript Koran, The right side of a double-page frontispiece, Walters Art Museum MS.

Illuminated Manuscript, Gospels, Walters Art Museum Ms. W.592, fol. 241b by Walters Art Museum Illuminated Manuscripts, via Flickr

Illuminated Manuscript, Gospels, Walters Art Museum Ms. W.592, fol. 241b by Walters Art Museum Illuminated Manuscripts, via Flickr

Medieval Ornament Illuminated Manuscripts no. 3: Portions of illuminated manuscripts of the fourteenth and fifteenth cen... (1856)

Medieval Ornament Illuminated Manuscripts no. Portions of illuminated manuscripts of the fourteenth and fifteenth cen.

All sizes | Collection of poems (divan), Double-page illuminated frontispiece, Walters Manuscript W.636, fol. 2b | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

Hafez, iranian poet Collection of poems (divan), Double-page illuminated frontispiece, Walters Manuscript fol. by Walters Art Museum Illuminated Manuscripts

Book of Hours, MS M.1083 fol. 51v - Images from Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts - The Morgan Library & Museum

Book of Hours, MS fol. - Images from Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts - The Morgan Library & Museum

Illuminated Manuscript Poem in Honor of the Prophet Muhammad, Walters Art Museum Ms. W.581, fol.4b

Illuminated Manuscript Poem in Honor of the Prophet Muhammad, Walters Art Museum Ms.

https://flic.kr/p/9ZUVrC | Gospel Lectionary, Ornamented headpiece and initial letter "Pi" with Herod's feast, Walters Manuscript W.535, fol. 159r | This is one of twenty-six known manuscripts by the hand of Luke the Cypriot (active 1583-1625), an accomplished Greek calligrapher who worked after the Ottoman conquest of Constantinople (1453). He copied it in 1594 at his episcopal see of Buzǎu (in Wallachia, now Romania) and soon took it to Moscow, where it was richly illustrated with New…

Gospel Lectionary, Ornamented headpiece and initial letter "Pi" with Herod's feast, Walters Manuscript fol. This is one of twenty-six known manuscripts by the hand of Luke the Cypriot (active an accomplished Greek calligrapher

Decorated initials and border

Image of an item from the British Library Catalogue of Illuminated Manuscripts

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