Media Information

 
 
 
Collection:
Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts
Shelfmark:
MS. Bodl. 264, pt. I
Type of object:
Manuscript
Material:
parchment
Page size:
415 x 295 mm
Author (if known):
Various authors including Lambert le Tort, Alexandre de Bernai (de Paris), and others.
Title text:
Romance of Alexander.
Country or nationality of origin:
Flemish
Place of origin:
Tournai
Date:
1338-1344
Folio or page no.:
fol. 084v
Image description:
Text: Alexander’s attempt to ascend to heaven, Fights before Babylon Miniature col. II: A mêlée of horses: the Admiral’s men have three negro heads and three lions’ heads on their shields. Bodies, decapitated heads and swords on the ground. Blue 6-line initial ‘L(Amiraut)’ with female grotesque playing portative organ, three smaller decorated initials, one with head; five birds. Lower margin: Mummers with hammer-head hoods: two jester musicians play portative organ and bagpipes and five jesters dance hand in hand.
Roll title:
MS. Bodl. 264, pt. I, fols. 3r-100v
Roll #:
244.10
Frame #:
164

Romance of Alexander.