Medieval Manuscripts

The Annunciation to the Shepherds; Georges Trubert (French, active Provence, France 1469 - 1508); Provence, France; about 1480–1490; Tempera colors, gold leaf, gold and silver paint, and ink on parchment; Leaf: 11.4 × 8.6 cm (4 1/2 × 3 3/8 in.); 93.ML.6.54v courtesy J. Paul Getty Museum, Getty Center, Los Angeles

The Wondrous Cosmos in Medieval Manuscripts at The Getty

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The Wondrous Cosmos in Medieval Manuscripts is a new exhibition on view April 30 – July 28, 2019, at the J. Paul Getty Museum at the Getty Center in Los Angeles

The Gough Map of Great Britain Medieval Miracle goes Digital

The Gough Map of Great Britain Medieval Miracle goes Digital

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It is really only since the Victorian Age that early maps of the world went from being considered amusing relics of dark-age ignorance held up to public scorn and ridicule to being seen as an essential element in understanding the medieval world-view. They are important to anyone with an interest in the art, literature, philosophy and social structure of that time.