An image database of medieval and renaissance manuscripts that unites scattered resources from many institutions into an international tool for teaching and scholarly research. For manuscripts originating in England, use the Advanced Search screen and limit by Country of Origin.
Manuscripts and manuscript leaves ranging from Carolingian minuscule to Burgundian letter and humanist script, in Europe before 1600 and in Latin, Italian, German, Netherlandish, Italian, English, French, Spanish, and Czech. Includes liturgical works, vernacular literature such as romances and verse, and business and administrative records, including Italian and French land records, among others.
Part II "Medieval & Renaissance" - facsimile images of literary manuscripts, including letters and diaries, drafts of poems, plays, novels, and other literary works, and similar materials. Searching is based on tags and descriptive text associated with each manuscript.
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