Tag: Middle ages

The Magnificent Bible of Borso d’Este

The Magnificent Bible of Borso d’Este

The Bible of Borso d’Este is one of the most magnificently decorated books of the Middle Ages. Today, the book is entirely digitalised. How cool is that? Browse through the volumes and zoom in on all the wondrous details. Click here to see the book! Over the […]

Unicorns are real

Unicorns are real

It’s 1483. A group of pilgrims are on their way to the Saint Catherine’s Monastery in the Sinai when they spot a unicorn. One of the travellers, a Dutch artist called Erhard Reuwich, made sketches of this encounter, which where printed later in a book […]