By Jenny Weston As a researcher studying the reading habits of medieval monks, I spend a great deal of time pondering the ‘world of the monk’. While I usually focus on the books that th…
"Sumer is cumen in" is found on f. 11v. of Harley MS 978, which is one of the world's most famous medieval music manuscripts. The manuscripts contains the fables of Marie the France, medical texts and recipes and a glossary of herbs.
An illuminated capital 'S', the body formed by a blue dragon, on a sheet of medieval music. Das Goldene Graduale der Gisela von Kerssenbrock, 1300
Musicians. The guy on the bottom in the blue sideless surcote... What's up with the tunic under that? Looks like really loose lacing on the side, or something.