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Background imageMedieval Collection: Barnard Castle J860320

Barnard Castle J860320
BARNARD CASTLE, Durham. North west view, across the River Tees

Background imageMedieval Collection: DANTE: PARADISE. The Saintly Throng in the Form of a Rose (Canto 31, lines 1-3)

DANTE: PARADISE. The Saintly Throng in the Form of a Rose (Canto 31, lines 1-3). Wood engraving by Gustave Dor

Background imageMedieval Collection: Celestial mechanics, medieval artwork

Celestial mechanics, medieval artwork
Celestial mechanics. Coloured historical artwork depicting a medieval pilgrim looking out from the sky (blue) to see the mechanics of the heavens (upper left)

Background imageMedieval Collection: Norman Keep and daffodils, Cardiff Castle, Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom, Europe

Norman Keep and daffodils, Cardiff Castle, Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom, Europe

Background imageMedieval Collection: EXPL2A-00352

EXPL2A-00352
The Hereford Mappa Mundi of 1280 - Jerusalem is at the center, Europe lower left, Africa lower right. Printed color halftone reproduction 19th century

Background imageMedieval Collection: Rothenburg ob der Tauber, The Romantic Road, Bavaria, Germany, Europe

Rothenburg ob der Tauber, The Romantic Road, Bavaria, Germany, Europe

Background imageMedieval Collection: Wharram Percy Medieval Village N070612

Wharram Percy Medieval Village N070612
WHARRAM PERCY MEDIEVAL VILLAGE, North Yorkshire. Aerial view of the deserted medieval village. First settled in prehistoric times, Wharram flourished as a village between the 12th and 14th centuries

Background imageMedieval Collection: Portchester Castle N071247

Portchester Castle N071247
PORTCHESTER CASTLE, Hampshire. Viewed from across the estuary showing the keep

Background imageMedieval Collection: Antique map of Britain under the Anglo Saxons

Antique map of Britain under the Anglo Saxons

Background imageMedieval Collection: Rose window, Medieval stained glass windows in North Transept, Chartres Cathedral

Rose window, Medieval stained glass windows in North Transept, Chartres Cathedral, UNESCO World Heritage Site, Chartres, Eure-et-Loir Region, France, Europe

Background imageMedieval Collection: Al-Idrisis world map, 1154

Al-Idrisis world map, 1154
Al-Idrisis world map. This world map, known as the Tabula Rogeriana, dates from 1154, and is orientated with North at bottom

Background imageMedieval Collection: City centre, Montelimar, Rhone-Alpes, France

City centre, Montelimar, Rhone-Alpes, France

Background imageMedieval Collection: JAMES DOUGLAS (1358-1388). 2nd Earl of Douglas and Mar

JAMES DOUGLAS (1358-1388). 2nd Earl of Douglas and Mar. Scottish statesman. The death of Douglas at the Battle of Otterburn. Oil on canvas by Charles Landseer (1799-1879)

Background imageMedieval Collection: Leeds Castle, 12th

Leeds Castle, 12th c. Norman stronghold and royal residence, England

Background imageMedieval Collection: Medieval urine wheel

Medieval urine wheel. Labelled in Latin, this 15th century diagram shows some of the possible colours of urine (outer edge of circle) to help doctors diagnose urine-related diseases

Background imageMedieval Collection: Mappa Mundi, ink and colors on parchment, created in London about 1265

Mappa Mundi, ink and colors on parchment, created in London about 1265
Cartography, 13th century. Mappa Mundi, Medieval map, London about 1265. Ink and colors on parchment. The maps diameter is 9 cm

Background imageMedieval Collection: DANTEs INFERNO, c1520. Woodcut from a Venetian edition of the Divine Comedy, c1520

DANTEs INFERNO, c1520. Woodcut from a Venetian edition of the Divine Comedy, c1520

Background imageMedieval Collection: Map of England in 1066

Map of England in 1066
England at the time of the Norman conquest, 1066-1081. Color lithograph of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageMedieval Collection: Bayeaux Tapestry portraying the Norman Conquest

Bayeaux Tapestry portraying the Norman Conquest
Norman invasion of England in 1066 A.D. Color lithograph reproduction of part of the Bayeux tapestry

Background imageMedieval Collection: Medieval Spain and Portugal map

Medieval Spain and Portugal map
Map of the Iberian Peninsula in the 1300s and 1400s. Printed color lithograph reproduction of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageMedieval Collection: Portchester Castle K991184

Portchester Castle K991184
PORTCHESTER CASTLE, Hampshire. View across the site and Portchester Harbour from the top of the keep

Background imageMedieval Collection: The Hippocratic oath, Hippocrates code of ethical conduct for practitioners of medicine

The Hippocratic oath, Hippocrates code of ethical conduct for practitioners of medicine
HIPPOCRATIC OATH. The Hippocratic oath, Hippocrates code of ethical conduct for practitioners of medicine, written in the form of a cross. Byzantine ms. 12th century

Background imageMedieval Collection: RUSSIAN ICONS: THE TRINITY. By Andrei Rublev. Wood, 1411

RUSSIAN ICONS: THE TRINITY. By Andrei Rublev. Wood, 1411

Background imageMedieval Collection: Map of Britain in 597 AD

Map of Britain in 597 AD
Map of territory controlled by Celts, Picts, Anglos, Saxons, and other tribes in Britain in 597 AD. Printed color lithograph of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageMedieval Collection: Bruges Sunset

Bruges Sunset
Sunset over the central area of the historic quarter of Bruges. The belfry of Bruges and the Church of Our Lady Bruges are two prominant towers in the image

Background imageMedieval Collection: EGYPT: COPTIC ART: CHRIST and abbot Mena. Painting on wood, 7th century A. D

EGYPT: COPTIC ART: CHRIST and abbot Mena. Painting on wood, 7th century A. D
EGYPT: COPTIC ART: CHRIST and abbot Mena. Painting on wood, 7th century A.D

Background imageMedieval Collection: Conisbrough Castle J910009

Conisbrough Castle J910009
CONISBROUGH CASTLE, South Yorkshire. Reconstruction drawing by Alan Sorrell showing the castle as it may of looked in the 13th century

Background imageMedieval Collection: Marco Polo leaving Venice, 1300s

Marco Polo leaving Venice, 1300s
Marco Polo leaving Venice on his journey to China, 1338. Color lithograph reproductioin of a manuscript: Bod. Misc. 264

Background imageMedieval Collection: Medieval Europe at the start of the Crusades

Medieval Europe at the start of the Crusades
Map of Europe at the time of the First Crusade, 1097 AD. Printed color lithograph of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageMedieval Collection: Nunney Castle N061017

Nunney Castle N061017
NUNNEY CASTLE, Somerset. Aerial view cutaway reconstruction drawing by Stephen Conlin. The great tower as it might have appeared in the 1580s

Background imageMedieval Collection: Fra Mauro map (1460). The Fra Mauro Map orientation (South at the top). is considered

Fra Mauro map (1460). The Fra Mauro Map orientation (South at the top). is considered
Fra Mauro map (1460). The Fra Mauro Map orientation (South at the top).is considered the greatest memorial of medieval cartography. by the Venetian monk Fra Mauro

Background imageMedieval Collection: Gutenbergs printing press, 1450s

Gutenbergs printing press, 1450s
Gutenberg and Fust with the first printing press, Germany, 1450s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageMedieval Collection: Fyvie castle, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, UK

Fyvie castle, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, UK

Background imageMedieval Collection: Durham Cathedral OP04503

Durham Cathedral OP04503
DURHAM CATHEDRAL, Durham. Interior view of Durham Cathedral from the north-east showing decorated piers in the nave and crossing. Photographed by John Gay during the 1960s

Background imageMedieval Collection: Old London Bridge a98_05984

Old London Bridge a98_05984
Extract from an engraving showing the City of London from Southwark. Major monuments are recorded, including Old London Bridge

Background imageMedieval Collection: Glastonbury Tor IC141_002

Glastonbury Tor IC141_002
Reconstruction drawing showing an oblique view of St Michaels Church and associated buildings atop Glastonbury Tor as they may have appeared from the south-west in the 15th century. Judith Dobie, 1993

Background imageMedieval Collection: Dunnottar Castle outside of Stonehaven, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, Europe

Dunnottar Castle outside of Stonehaven, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, Europe

Background imageMedieval Collection: BATTLE OF AGINCOURT, 1415. Battle between the French and English at Agincourt, France, 1415

BATTLE OF AGINCOURT, 1415. Battle between the French and English at Agincourt, France, 1415, with archers in the front and cavalry massed behind them

Background imageMedieval Collection: BATTLE OF CRECY, 1346. The Battle of Crecy, 26 August 1346. Detail from Chroniques de Froissart

BATTLE OF CRECY, 1346. The Battle of Crecy, 26 August 1346. Detail from Chroniques de Froissart, 14th century manuscript

Background imageMedieval Collection: GGBR2A-00076

GGBR2A-00076
Map of Scotland in the 1520s, showing territories of the Highland Clans. Printed color lithograph of a 19th century illustration

Background imageMedieval Collection: Bargate, Southampton CC39_00472

Bargate, Southampton CC39_00472
BARGATE, Southampton, Hampshire. Exterior view looking south through the medieval gatehouse at the northern entrance to the town. Workmen pose with their cart in front of the gate

Background imageMedieval Collection: Thornholme Priory J890422

Thornholme Priory J890422
THORNHOLME PRIORY, Humberside. Gatehouse and west precinct as it may have been in mid-14th century by Judith Dobie (English Heritage Graphics Team)

Background imageMedieval Collection: Fountains Abbey N950001

Fountains Abbey N950001
FOUNTAINS ABBEY, North Yorkshire. Reconstruction drawing by Alan Sorrell

Background imageMedieval Collection: Wharram Percy Medieval Village J890256

Wharram Percy Medieval Village J890256
WHARRAM PERCY MEDIEVAL VILLAGE, North Yorkshire. Reconstruction drawing of the North Manor & peasant houses, tofts and crofts in the late 12th century, by Peter Dunn (English Heritage Graphics Team)

Background imageMedieval Collection: Tower of London & Tower Bridge 21766_20

Tower of London & Tower Bridge 21766_20
TOWER OF LONDON, TOWER BRIDGE & GREATER LONDON AUTHORITY BUILDING, London. Aerial view. The new Greater London Authority offices, designed by Foster & Partners, 1998-2002

Background imageMedieval Collection: St Johns Gate BL12558

St Johns Gate BL12558
St John's Gate, St John's Lane, Clerkenwell, Islington, Greater London. The north side of St John's Gate. St John's Gate was built in 1504 by Prior Thomas Docwra

Background imageMedieval Collection: Salisbury cathedral, Wiltshire, England

Salisbury cathedral, Wiltshire, England
Salisbury cathedral in Salisbury, Wiltshire. The cathedral is one of the best examples of Early English architecture. Due to the short period of time that it was in

Background imageMedieval Collection: Lindisfarne Gospels page

Lindisfarne Gospels page
Beginning of the Book of Luke, Lindisfarne Gospels, 1100s. Hand-colored woodcut reproduction




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"Journey through the Medieval Ages: Exploring Art, Architecture, and History" Step back in time with us as we delve into the captivating world wonders. From ancient maps to intricate stained glass windows, each artifact tells a tale of a bygone era. The Al-Idrisis world map from 1154 takes us on a visual voyage across continents, showcasing the knowledge and curiosity cartographers. Its detailed illustrations offer glimpses into distant lands and cultures. Marvel at the mesmerizing Rose window adorning the North Transept of Chartres Cathedral. These magnificent stained glass windows not only dazzle with their vibrant colors but also narrate biblical stories that have captivated generations. Travel further back in time with an antique map depicting Britain under Anglo-Saxon rule. This historical gem provides insights into territorial divisions and political dynamics during this period. Discover an intriguing yet peculiar invention known as the medieval urine wheel. Used for diagnosing illnesses based on urine color, this medical tool reflects the unique practices and beliefs prevalent in medieval times. Immerse yourself in illuminated manuscripts like the Book of Kells illustration of St. Matthew. The intricate details and vibrant hues showcase the skillful craftsmanship that went into creating these religious treasures. Relive one of history's most significant events through the Bayeux Tapestry portraying the Norman Conquest. Unraveling its embroidered scenes allows us to witness William the Conqueror's triumph over England in 1066. Explore fortified structures such as Conisbrough Castle, standing proudly since J910009. Its imposing walls whisper tales of battles fought and lives lived within its stone embrace. Venture beyond Europe to Egypt's Coptic art featuring Christ and abbot Mena painted on wood during the 7th century A. D. , offering a glimpse into early Christian artistry outside Western traditions. Cross borders once more to Fyvie Castle nestled amidst Aberdeenshire's picturesque landscapes.