Blogue No. 2
Macedonians in Trousers!
From the Greek Institute of Venice’s astounding 14th-century Alexander Romance, ΑΕΙΒ 5. (Every single page of this precious manuscript, in high-quality jpg’s, here.)
You can see Nectanebo working his magic, the founding of Alexandria, the meeting with the Gymnosophists, and (below) the building of the Brazen Walls to keep Gog & Magog out (in viewer here). (Compare John Rylands Armenian Ms. 3, anno 1544 here.)
Via Παμπάλαια.

Macedonians in Trousers!

From the Greek Institute of Venice’s astounding 14th-century Alexander Romance, ΑΕΙΒ 5. (Every single page of this precious manuscript, in high-quality jpg’s, here.)

You can see Nectanebo working his magic, the founding of Alexandria, the meeting with the Gymnosophists, and (below) the building of the Brazen Walls to keep Gog & Magog out (in viewer here). (Compare John Rylands Armenian Ms. 3, anno 1544 here.)

Via Παμπάλαια.

Parisinus Graecus 139, the “Paris Psalter”.
Via Phorum.Gr.

Parisinus Graecus 139, the “Paris Psalter”.

Via Phorum.Gr.

Achilles: Iliad, “Venetus A” (Marcianus Graecus 822 (olim 454)), fol. 4v, at the Homer Multitext Project.
Even higher-res jpg here. See highest-res view of this folio here.
Images downloadable with Creative Commons (details here).

Achilles: Iliad, “Venetus A” (Marcianus Graecus 822 (olim 454)), fol. 4v, at the Homer Multitext Project.

Even higher-res jpg here. See highest-res view of this folio here.

Images downloadable with Creative Commons (details here).

Psalter, unidentified, via Byzantinée, whence also (inter alia nonulla), the Akeda:

Psalter, unidentified, via Byzantinée, whence also (inter alia nonulla), the Akeda:

Mus. Brit. Arundel 547 (Gregory-Aland Lectionary 183).
Εὐαγγελιστάριο στὴ Βρετανικὴ Βιβλιοθήκη (10ου αἰῶνα).
Καὶ ἐδῶ:

Mus. Brit. Arundel 547 (Gregory-Aland Lectionary 183).

Εὐαγγελιστάριο στὴ Βρετανικὴ Βιβλιοθήκη (10ου αἰῶνα).

Καὶ ἐδῶ:

Ἰησοῦς τοῦ Ναυῆ καὶ ἡ Πτώση τῆς Ἱεριχοῦς:
Joshua, Son of Nun, and the Fall of Jericho:
Χειργρ. Βατοπαιδίου 602, late 13th century, via Ἁγιορείτικες Μνῆμες.

Ἰησοῦς τοῦ Ναυῆ καὶ ἡ Πτώση τῆς Ἱεριχοῦς:

Joshua, Son of Nun, and the Fall of Jericho:

Χειργρ. Βατοπαιδίου 602, late 13th century, via Ἁγιορείτικες Μνῆμες.

Varangians, from the Madrid Skylitzes (Biblioteca Nacional de España MS Graecus Vitr. 26-2), via Protostrator.

Varangians, from the Madrid Skylitzes (Biblioteca Nacional de España MS Graecus Vitr. 26-2), via Protostrator.

Greeks & Trojans (5th/6th cent., Bibliotheca Ambrosiana, Milan; via Ἀπόψεις γιὰ τὴ Μονὴ Βατοπαιδίου).

Greeks & Trojans (5th/6th cent., Bibliotheca Ambrosiana, Milan; via Ἀπόψεις γιὰ τὴ Μονὴ Βατοπαιδίου).

Πρόσφυγες: Χειρόγραφο τοῦ 16ου αἰῶνα (μέσῳ τῆς σελίδας Ἡμωμένα Βουστούσια).

Πρόσφυγες: Χειρόγραφο τοῦ 16ου αἰῶνα (μέσῳ τῆς σελίδας Ἡμωμένα Βουστούσια).