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?
Which illuminator gave life to Charles V’s military achievements through painting? An Alumina article sheds new light on a collection of 16th-century parchment leaves kept in the British Library.