Month: December 2019

23 December 2019   |    Spotlight on

With this delicate Nativity, Folia Magazine wishes you a merry Christmas (if you celebrate it), happy holidays and, even more importantly, a great start for the upcoming new year! See you in 2020! "Nativity", illumination…

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C is for Creativity
20 December 2019   |    Floral Friday

Illuminated initial, a capital C, from the manuscript “Liber epistolarum ad usum Ecclesiae metropolitanae Parisiensis”, ms. Latin 8895, p. 43, 1753, Département des Manuscrits, Bibliothèque nationale de France, Paris.

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18 December 2019   |    Women's Wednesday

The end of the year is upon us and the time has come to introduce the last Mulier Clara of 2019. Today’s Women’s Wednesday tells the story of a Roman Vestal Virgin. Daughter of Appius…

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Mirror, mirror
13 December 2019   |    Floral Friday

Illumination from the"Breviary of Queen Isabella of Castile", ms. Add MS 18851, f. 477v, circa 1497, British Library, London.

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11 December 2019   |    Women's Wednesday

As you surely know, it often said that behind every great man there is always a great woman. This is also true for mother and son! Meet Olympias, guest of our weekly Women's Wednesday and…

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Homage from heaven
6 December 2019   |    Floral Friday

Illumination from the "Dunois Hours", ms. Yates Thompson MS 3, f. 27v, between 1439 and 1450, British Library, London.

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4 December 2019   |    Women's Wednesday

Is there anything more exciting than the Holiday atmosphere of December? Well, maybe a brand new Women’s Wednesday! Today’s Mulier Clara is Leontion, a philosopher from Ancient Greece. Not much is known about Leontion other…

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