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Irish Psalter, 10th-11th century

An ornate initial B, bearing a beast's head, at the opening of Psalm surrounded by a border of interlacing motifs. From of MS Irish Psalter, century. © The Master and Fellows of St John's College Cambridge

Page from a 15th-century Carthusian religious miscellany made in Yorkshire presenting an illustrated emblematic poem deriving from the legend of Barlaam and Josaphat. This was originally a Buddhist series of reflections in contempt of the world, absorbed into Christian literature and widely diffused in the west. British Library, London - Additional 37049 f.19v

medieval imaginations: literature & visual culture in the middle ages despite the peril man has his gaze on the wrong thing.

Petrus Lombardus (1095?-1160?). Auteur du texte Date d'édition : 1175-1200 Type : manuscrit Langue : Latin Droits : domaine public Identifiant : ark:/12148/btv1b8541007m Source : Bibliothèque nationale de France, Département des manuscrits, Latin 14267 Provenance : bnf.fr

capital letter P leads page of illuminated medieval Latin book by theologian Petrus Lombardus aka Peter the Lombard, Bishop of Paris c. second half century, / Bibliothèque nationale de France (National Library of France), Paris, France