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Giosia celebra la Pasqua

LA PASQUA DI GIOSIA

“Josiah celebrating Easter”, illumination from a Bible destinated to Georges d’Egmond, abbot of Saint-Amand, ms. 0006 (002), f. 272r, 16th century, Bibliothèque Municipale, Valenciennes.   This illumination depicts a royal banquet as part of the Passover celebrations during the rule of King Josiah of Judah. […]

Giovane donna corteggiata durante un pasto

CORTEGGIAMENTO A TAVOLA

“Young girl being courted during a meal”, illumination from the manuscript “Decretum Gratiani”, ms. 0558, f. 323v, ca. 1288-1289, Bibliothèque Municipale, Tours. The illumination portrays a girl being seduced by the guest of a banquet in her father’s house. The scene makes reference to […]

Banchetto di Carlo IV

IL BANCHETTO DI CARLO V

“Charles V’s banquet”, illumination from the manuscript “Grandes Chroniques de France”, ms. Français 2813, f. 473v, ca. 1375-1380, Bibliothèque nationale de France, Paris. This illumination depicts the banquet offered by Charles V of France in honor of Charles IV, emperor of the […]

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CESARE E CLEOPATRA

“Banquet”, illumination from the manuscript “La grant hystoire Cesar”, Royal 17 F II, f. 299r, 1479, British Library, London. The miniature portrays Julius Caesar and Cleopatra during a banquet. The manuscript belonged to King Edward IV of England, who had it made in […]

Artù, Lancillotto e Ginevra

ARTÙ, LANCILLOTTO E GINEVRA

“Arthur, Lancelot, and Guinevere”, illumination from the manuscript “Lancelot du Lac”, ms. Royal 20 D IV,  f. 1r, ca. 1360-1380, British Library, London.   This illumination portrays King Arthur engaged in conversation with his barons, while Lancelot and Guinevere are […]

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CHI SEMINA VIRTU’, FAMA RACCOGLIE

Miniatura tratta dal manoscritto “Il Libro della Regina”, ms. Harley 4431, c. 140v, 1410-1414 ca., British Library, Londra. Illumination from the manuscript “The Book of the Queen”, ms. Harley 4431, c. 140v, ca. 1410-1414, British Library, London.

ora e et labora

ORA (LUI) ET LABORA (LEI)

    Incontro del profeta Elia con la vedova di Sarepta (moderna città di Sarafand, Libano) Elia indossa abiti da monaco, un’aureola circonda il suo capo mentre prega in ginocchio. La vedova, velata di bianco, è intenta a impastare il […]

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BUON APPETITO!

  Luttrell Psalter, England ca. 1325-1340 British Library.

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