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Offiziolo by Francesco da Barberino – A Recovered Treasure

Francesco’s Offiziolo is one of the earliest evidence of the fortune of Dante’s Divina Commedia in that it refers to the work at its early stages when it was still being written. Want to know more? Read on!

On the history of Illuminated Manuscripts and their Facsimiles

From Martyrs to Saints: The Stories of the Vita Kiliani

What does a bishop died in 689 have to do with a fourth-century woman died a virgin? The stories of Saint Kilian and Saint Margaret told in the Vita Kiliani might have more in common than you imagine. Read about it and see if you can find out!

How to Access a Library During a Pandemic

Do you miss traveling and visiting museums? Don’t worry, the Gallerie Estensi in Modena didn’t forget about its international visitors and officially launched a “Digital Library” to make its manuscripts available for everyone! (Guest post by Bianca Raimondi, who did her internship at FacsimileFinder in the summer of 2020)

New Video: Codex of Vyšehrad Facsimile Edition

Once upon a time only dukes, popes, and princesses could hold a priceless artifact like the Codex of Vyšehrad in their hands. Today, facsimiles allow you to leaf through them — well, at least virtually! So what are you waiting for?

Facsimiles as Exhibition Items: Why Not?

A few months ago, we were asked to lend two facsimiles to be displayed at a French exhibition on the Apocalypse. Today, we're happy that many visitors can enjoy their beauty at the Château d'Angers. Thank you for the opportunity to share them!

New Video: Book of Hours of Philip II Facsimile Edition

Once upon a time only dukes, popes, and princesses could hold a priceless artifact like the Book of Hours of Philip II in their hands. Today, facsimiles allow you to leaf through them — well, at least virtually! So what are you waiting for?

New Video: Vergilius Romanus Facsimile Edition

Once upon a time only dukes, popes, and princesses could hold a priceless artifact like the Vergilius Romanus in their hands. Today, facsimiles allow you to leaf through them — well, at least virtually! So what are you waiting for?