Illustrated manuscripts based on Beatus of Liébana’s commentary on the Apocalypse offer a unique window into a time when the fragility of life focused the minds of monks and men on not only the immediate afterlife but also on the time beyond time.
If you think you have already seen the strangest outfits in the world, check out these medieval clothes and accessories, some of which were considered “inventions of the devil” by the Church.
Music is ethereal, but manuscripts go down in history. Volumes such as the Codex Manesse have preserved the texts of thousands of Medieval courtly songs. Find out more in today’s Alumina article!
Selected excerpts from the commentary by Kristine Edmondson Haney on the Winchester Psalter and its famous miniature cycle, a true masterpiece of English Romanesque illumination.
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The School of Rouen created this masterpiece, unique for the sheer number of miniatures.