Judaica

Judaica

#ArtifactoftheDay This is Antiquity of the Jews and the Jewish Wars, Book VII, by ancient Jewish hi...
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Illustrated Encyclopedia

Illustrated Encyclopedia

#ArtifactoftheDay Besides the Bible, what else was being printed on Gutenberg’s movable-type press?...
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Illuminated Psalter

Illuminated Psalter

#ArtifactoftheDay This Armenian psalter was printed in 1659 in Turkey, and features a full-page min...
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Albrecht Dürer

Albrecht Dürer

#ArtifactoftheDay The most influential engraver of the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries was Albrec...
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Book of Hours

Book of Hours

#ArtifactoftheDay In the Late Middle Ages, the psalter gave way to the Book of Hours as the most po...
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Bodmer Psalms

Bodmer Psalms

#ArtifactoftheDay Bodmer Papyrus XXIV - Psalms 112-114 leaf. This 3rd-4th century AD papyrus frag...
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Ethiopian Psalter

Ethiopian Psalter

#ArtifactoftheDay Ethiopic Psalter from the 20th century. The Psalter is of great importance in th...
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Gutenberg Page

Gutenberg Page

#ArtifactoftheDay Leaf of the Gutenberg Bible. The Bible was the first major book printed by Joha...
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Book of Hours in Latin

Book of Hours in Latin

#ArtifactoftheDay A beautifully illuminated miniature Book of Hours in Latin ca. 1500. The act of...
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Gospel Lectionary with Matthew

Gospel Lectionary with Matthew

#ArtifactoftheDay Hagia Sophia Lectionary, in Greek (ca. 1050-1080 with additions ca. 1543). An Il...
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