As I promised, some resources to follow-up from my Cardiff paper!
(As soon as the video links are made public, I’ll post those on the blog as I did for 2018!)
Manuscripts (Cited & Digitised for Further Looking)
Roman de la Rose:https://dlmm.library.jhu.edu/viewer/
Edinburgh University MS 12 (Four Gospels): https://archives.collections.ed.ac.uk/repositories/2/archival_objects/134778
Bald’s Leechbook,British Library Royal MS 12 Dxvii: http://www.bl.uk/manuscripts/Viewer.aspx?ref=royal_ms_12_d_xvii_fs001ar
Herbal, Oxford Bodleian Library MS Ashmole 130: https://digital.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/inquire/Discover/Search/#/?p=c+0,t+,rsrs+0,rsps+10,fa+,so+ox%3Asort%5Easc,scids+,pid+98127ed0-4bde-41e0-a93a-98a185b01de8,vi+98ecf3de-7f64-45af-97b6-7dbd550abd88
Bestiary/Wonders of the East:
- Wonders of the East
- British Library Cotton MS Vitellius Axv (Beowulf Manuscript)
- British Library Cotton MS Tiberius Bv
- Online Repository: http://bestiary.ca
- This includes descriptions of the various bestiaries, as well as links to translated texts freely available.
- British Library Additional MS 11283
- British Library Harley MS 4751
- British Library Royal MS 12 C xix
- Aberdeen Bestiary (MS 24)
- Online Repository: http://bestiary.ca
The Ordinal of Alchemy
- British Library Additional MS 10302 (6v is ADOW TV imagery)**
- Leiden, Universiteitsbibliotheek, MS. Vossiani Chymici F. 29
- Zürich, Zentralbibliothek, Ms. Rh. 172
- Glasgow University Special Collections MS Ferguson 6
- British Library Royal MS 17 E.vii:
- British Library Additional MS 18856:
- Edinburgh Uni MS 19**:
Selected Sources + Further Reading:
Blogs & Websites:
- “The Art History of All Souls.” thearthistoryofallsouls.com
- “A Medieval Medival Marvel.” https://britishlibrary.typepad.co.uk/science/2015/04/a-medieval-medical-marvel.html?_ga=2.155175672.1104249034.1558973577-486252935.1547227424
- Rasmussen, Eric and Ian DeJong, “An introduction to The Alchemist: the artist and the con.” https://www.bl.uk/shakespeare/articles/an-introduction-to-the-alchemist
- “The Ordinal of Alchemy, 1477.” https://www.bl.uk/collection-items/the-ordinal-of-alchemy-1477
- Spiegel der Philosophen: http://www.esoteric.msu.edu/Archive/Spiegel.html
Abraham, Lyndy. A Dictionary of Alchemical Imagery. Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 2001.
Barber, Howard. Bestiary: Being a Version of Bodleian Library, Oxford MS Bodley 764 with All the Original Miniatures Reproduced in Facsimile.Woodbridge: Boydell Press for the Bodleian Library, 2006.
Dupré, Sven, Dedo von Kerssenbrock-Krosigk and Beat Wismer, eds. Art & Alchemy: The Mystery of Transformation. Munich: Hirmer, 2014.
Fourné, Éléonore. L’iconographie de la Bible Historiale. Tunhout: Brepols, 2012.
Harrison, Freya, Aled Roberts, Rebecca Gabrilska, Kendra Rumbaugh, Christina Lee, and Stephen Diggle. “A 1,000 Year Old Antimicrobial Remedy with Antistaphylococcal Activity.” mBio6 (4) 2015, 1-7. https://mbio.asm.org/content/mbio/6/4/e01129-15.full.pdf
Hassig, Debra. The Mark of the Beast: The Bestiary in Art, Life, and Literature. New York: Garland, 1999.
Mittman, Asa and Susan Kim. Inconceiivable Beasts: The Wonders of the East in the Beowulf Manuscript.Tempe, AZ: Arizona Center for Medieval & Renaissance Studies, 2013.
Monk, Christopher. “A Context for the sexualization of monsters in The Wonders of the East.” Anglo-Saxon England41 (2012), 79-99.
McGerr, Rosemarie Potz. “Guyart Desmoulins, the Vernacular Master of Histories, and His Bible historiale.” Viator14 (1983), 211-244.
Smith, Kathryn.Art, Identity, and Devotion in 14thCentury England: Three Women and Their Books of Hours. London: British Library, 2003.
Silec, Tatjana and Raeleen Chai-Elsholz and Leo Carruthers, eds. Palimpsests and the Literary Imagination of Medieval England. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2011.
Wamberg, Jacob, eds. Art & Alchemy. Copenhagen: Museum Tusculanum Press, University of Cophenhagen, 2006.
Wieck, Roger. Time Sanctified: The Book of Hours in Medieval Art and Life. G. Braziller, 2001.
[Cover Image courtesy of The All Souls Podcast!]