Once upon a time only dukes, popes, and princesses could hold a priceless artifact like the Codex Legum Langobardorum in their hands. Today, facsimiles allow you to leaf through them — well, at least virtually! So what are you waiting for?
The ten surviving folios of the Sacramentary of Beauvais are the most striking portions of an 11th-century French liturgical manuscript, in which precious metals mingle with elaborate human figures on intense purple backgrounds.
The Brandenburger Evangeliary, the most cherished treasure in the Brandenburg Cathedral archive, has been protected from damage for the last eight hundred years. A new facsimile edition by Quaternio Verlag Luzern allows art enthusiasts to finally enjoy its splendor.
After eight and a half centuries this liturgical book, profusely decorated with shimmering gold and silver, is almost untouched by time. A new facsimile edition by Quaternio Verlag Luzern takes us closer to the perfection of its Romanesque illuminations.
The Vysehrad Codex is a Latin coronation Gospel Book, considered the most critical and valuable manuscript kept in Bohemia. It is a unique testimony of the Romanesque time and the oldest document related to the Czech environment.
As you lovely readers may have heard, the Bayeux Tapestry facsimile production is over, finally. Here is a few things you should know about the original and its facsimile!
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.