This category lists sites especially for the digitized images of pages for manuscripts within the Middle Ages.
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The Aberdeen Bestiary
An on-line database of text, digitised images, commentary and translation from the 12th century encyclopedia of the natural world.
The Burnet Psalter. University of Aberdeen
Full-page images (text and illustration) and details from this 15th-century manuscript. Includes an introduction, commentaries, notes on editorial and technical practice, and a bibliography. The text is accompanied by a full transcription of the Latin and summaries in English.
Catalan manuscripts in UC Berkeley's collections.
Codices Electronici Ecclesiae Coloniensis
The medieval manuscript holdings of the Episcopal dioecesan and cathedral library Cologne digitized. 140,000 pages and descriptive metadata are available. NB Use the 'Optionen' tab to get to the english-language version.
Codices Electronici Sangallenses
A virtual library of medieval manuscripts from the monastery of St. Gall, Switzerland.
an image database of medieval and Renaissance manuscripts, intended to unite scattered resources from many institutions into an international tool for teaching and scholarly research.
Devoted to collecting, storing and distributing digital images of Medieval manuscripts.
Early Manuscripts at Oxford University
Digital facsimiles of complete manuscripts, scanned directly from the originals.
Early Medieval Maps
Time chart, index of early maps, monographs, and databases.
Les Très Riches Heures du Duc de Berry
The Paris Web Museum provides a guide and illustrations of the famous calendar section of this beautiful illuminated book of hours commissioned by the Duc de Berry c.1412.
The Medieval Bestiary
An online repository of information on the Medieval Book of Beasts - the Bestiary - its history, meaning and sources, and on animals in the Middle Ages in general.
Medieval Illuminated Manuscripts
Presents the collection of the Dutch Royal Library and the Museum Meermanno-Westreenianum in The Hague. Highlights and database with images and backgrounds.
Part of an MA course, this introduction gives hands-on experience for reading, interpreting and understanding medieval texts.
An introduction to the history of writing in Western Europe, including basic paleography and the social history of literacy.
The Morosini Codex: - A 15th Century Venetian Chronicle
The largest surviving single private document from 15th century Venice.
Bibliography for some 35,000 ancient and medieval manuscripts housed in ancient or modern libraries. Includes links to online resources.
Rome Reborn: the Vatican Library and Renaissance Culture
An online museum that presents some 200 of the Vatican Library's most precious manuscripts, books, and maps.
Illustrated glossary explaining the monastic scriptorium from Joe Chiffriller, part of the New York Carver.
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