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Barlaam & Josaphat. A life of Buddha. National Library of Spain. Barlaam and Josaphat or Joasaph is a Christianized version of the story of Siddhartha Gautama, who became the Buddha. In the Middle Ages the two were treated as Christian saints, being entered in the Greek Orthodox calendar on 26 August, and in the Roman Martyrology in the Western Church as "Barlaam and Josaphat" on the date of 27 November

Barlaam & Josaphat. A life of Buddha. National Library of Spain. Barlaam and Josaphat or Joasaph is a Christianized version of the story of Siddhartha Gautama, who became the Buddha. In the Middle Ages the two were treated as Christian saints, being entered in the Greek Orthodox calendar on 26 August, and in the Roman Martyrology in the Western Church as "Barlaam and Josaphat" on the date of 27 November

Missale secundum consuetudinem almae ecclesiae Toletanae  f-072 r. Biblioteca Nacional de España. Madrid.

Missale secundum consuetudinem almae ecclesiae Toletanae f-072 r. Biblioteca Nacional de España. Madrid.

Adjâ’ib al-makhlûqât wa gharâ’ib al mawdjûdât, by Zakariyyā ibn Muḥammad ibn Maḥmūd al Qazwīnī, (ca.1203-1283), Ms 1130 Bordeau, f163

Adjâ’ib al-makhlûqât wa gharâ’ib al mawdjûdât, by Zakariyyā ibn Muḥammad ibn Maḥmūd al Qazwīnī, (ca.1203-1283), Ms 1130 Bordeau, f163

Manuscript - Copy from the Howard Psalter  Date: ca. 1866-1868 (illuminated)  Place: London  Artist/maker: Shaw, Henry

Manuscript - Copy from the Howard Psalter Date: ca. 1866-1868 (illuminated) Place: London Artist/maker: Shaw, Henry

The first and largest section contains 130 pages of plant drawings with accompanying text, and is called the Botanical division.

The first and largest section contains 130 pages of plant drawings with accompanying text, and is called the Botanical division.

И.А.Крылов. Две басни (М., Изд-во И.Кнебеля, 1913). Рисунки В.Тиморева

И.А.Крылов. Две басни (М., Изд-во И.Кнебеля, 1913). Рисунки В.Тиморева

Style: Rajasthani; Type: Portraiture, court life, and mythological scenes - Scenes of court life; Title: 'Maharaja Raj Singh of Sawar receives a yogi in a garden', Sawar, 1714

Style: Rajasthani; Type: Portraiture, court life, and mythological scenes - Scenes of court life; Title: 'Maharaja Raj Singh of Sawar receives a yogi in a garden', Sawar, 1714

La Gerusalemme liberata    Torquato Tasso    Acquired by Queen Victoria, May 1854

La Gerusalemme liberata Torquato Tasso Acquired by Queen Victoria, May 1854

LIBRO DE LOS TESTAMENTOS. Testamento de Alfonso V.    Considerado unánimemente el códice más bello del siglo XII, el Libro de los Testamentos ofrece un múltiple interés documental, artístico, histórico, social, crítico e informativo de la vida medieval

LIBRO DE LOS TESTAMENTOS. Testamento de Alfonso V. Considerado unánimemente el códice más bello del siglo XII, el Libro de los Testamentos ofrece un múltiple interés documental, artístico, histórico, social, crítico e informativo de la vida medieval

"illuminated" show on now @ rubin museum. the art of sacred books. i'm not only a "textilian" in the sense of loving textiles, also in the sense of loving text in art, art in text.

"illuminated" show on now @ rubin museum. the art of sacred books. i'm not only a "textilian" in the sense of loving textiles, also in the sense of loving text in art, art in text.