The Sacramentary from the Benedictine abbey in Tyniec from c. 1060 – 70 is one of the prized possessions of the National Library in Warsaw.
Cleveland Museum of Art celebrates its centenary in 2016. For medievalist a particular exhibition of Cleveland’s Gothic Table Fountain is exciting
Popes, Bishops, Abbots, Kings and Queens! All were willing to do anything to lay their hands on the sumptuous English embroideries - Opus Anglicanum
Islamic Arms and Armour were early on prestigious symbols of status, wealth, and power. New book beautifully presents the collection in the Met .
Recently the Puy du Fou foundation, which runs a historical theme park in Western France, bought the possibly authentic ring of Joan of Arc.
The Schøyen Collection holds manuscripts from around the world spanning 5000 years of human culture and civilisation. Many are medieval.
Frederic II, Holy-Roman Emperor, is known for his audacious life, his great Italian castles and his wars with the Pope. But he was also an avid patron of the arts. His hunting book is one of his great legacies.
One of the highlights of Hannover Landesmuseum is the remains of the Golden Panel which once decorated the high altar of S. Michael's in Lüneburg
Classified as “National Treasure” in 2014, BnF is trying to raise the funds to buy the Royal Breviary of Saint Louis from Poissy
Various copper-alloy fragments found in Bobbio were identified in 1990 as part of a 7th century house-shaped shrine. Might it have belonged to Columbanus?
This summer Christies auctions off a priceless manuscript – the Gospels of Queen Theutberga” - from c. 825 – 850.
In 1364 Charles V (1338 -1380) was crowned as king of France in Rheims. The following year he commissioned a beautiful manuscript to commemorate the event – the so-called Coronation Book of Charles V.
Archaeologists from MOLA (Museum of London Archaeology) discovered the devotional panel, venerating Thomas, Earl of Lancaster in remarkable condition by the River Thames.
The Chapel of Teodolinda in the Cathedral of Monza and holds the famous iron crown, part of which have been dated as far back as the 4 -5th century.
Crystal Cross from the 16th century returned after a hundred years. It is believed to have belonged to either Mary Stewart or her mother Marie de Guise
The Arabic Manuscripts Collection In the British Library comprises almost 15000 works in 14000 volumes