Fans of Dante’s Divine Comedy, we have little treat for you: enjoy this short reading about the Ms. 1002 held in the Biblioteca Angelica.
Fellow book lovers, enjoy this fantastic article from Alumina where you will be given an interesting account on the figure of the unicorn in miniatures.
Check out this article about one of the most beloved Italian poets, Francesco Petrarch, considered to be the founder of Humanism. What are you waiting for? Start reading!
Did you know that the Valenciennes Apocalypse is the oldest illustrated manuscript of the Apocalypse that has come down to us? Check out this Alumina article for more information!
Here is an Alumina article about the magnificent Codex Manesse, very possibly the most representative manuscript of German miniature.
Enjoy this week’s article regarding a masterpiece of Flemish Renaissance: the Grimani Breviary, illuminated by masters of the like of Alexander Bening and Simon Bening.
A fan of Ottonian art? Then you we have the manuscript just for you! Dive into Alumina’s interesting article about the Codex Aureus of Echternach.
Take a minute to read this Alumina article about a lavish Gothic masterpiece: De Lisle Psalter. Made in the 14th century, it is a preeminent example of English Gothic illumination.
Check out another interesting Alumina article regarding Emperor Frederick II and his passion for the art of falconry to which he even dedicated a treatise!
Why not take a minute to read a brief description of the work of an extraordinary woman and poet? We are talking about Christine de Pizan, author of L’Epistre Othéa and Livre de la Cité des Dames.