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Death from BL Harley 2936, f. 84

Death from BL Harley 2936, f. 84

Detail of a miniature of Death, at the beginning of Matins in the Office of the Dead. Image taken from f. 84 of Book of Hours, Use of Rome. Written in Latin.

Fragment of a Funerary Naiskos (Monument in the Shape of a Temple)
Italic Hellenistic Carnelian ring stone
Fragment of a marble relief from a funerary monument
Bottle in the Form of a Severed Trophy Head
Finger Ring, Egypt, Art Institute of Chicago
Stela of Amenemhat and Hemet
Poncho Displaying Contorted Figures
Vessel in the Form of a Skull
Lekythos (Oil Jar)
Archaic Terracotta neck-amphora (jar), Greece
Figure of a Dog
Death of the Buddha (Parinirvana)
Panel from a Sarcophagus Depicting the Abduction of Persephone
Bottle, Death Scene (?), Moche culture, Northern Peru
The Death of the Buddha (Parinirvana)
Bottle, Death Scene (?), Moche culture, Northern Peru
Aureus (Coin) Portraying Emperor Caracalla
The Triumph of Fame over Death, Flanders
Monks signalling Cuthbert's death from BL YT 26, f. 74vF

Monks signalling Cuthbert's death from BL YT 26, f. 74vF

Miniature of monks at Cuthbert's hermitage signalling with torches to the monks of Lindisfarne that Cuthbert is dead, from Chapter 40 of Bede's prose Life of St Cuthbert. Image taken from f. 74vF of Prose Life ... More

Monks signalling Cuthbert's death from BL YT 26, ff. 74v-75

Monks signalling Cuthbert's death from BL YT 26, ff. 74v-75

Miniature of monks at Cuthbert's hermitage signalling with torches to the monks of Lindisfarne that Cuthbert is dead, from Chapter 40 of Bede's prose Life of St Cuthbert; and a text page. Image taken from ff. 7... More

Death of Cuthbert from BL YT 26, f. 73

Death of Cuthbert from BL YT 26, f. 73

Miniature of a priest performing the last sacraments for Cuthbert as he lies on his deathbed, from Chapter 39 of Bede's prose Life of St Cuthbert. Image taken from f. 73 of Prose Life of Cuthbert; extracts from... More

Hamzah, an uncle of the Prophet although of about the same age, dressed in gold armor and holding a sword, threatens to punish those of the Quraysh who are not faithful to Muhammad after Abû Tâlib's death.

Hamzah, an uncle of the Prophet although of about the same age, dresse...

Life of the Prophet Muhammad written at the order of the Mamluk sultan al-Mansûr 'Alâ' al-Dîn 'Alî (d. 778/1376). The work was first illustrated during the reign of the Ottoman sultan Murâd III.

Shiva as Mrityunjaya, the Conquerer of Death
Reliquary Casket of Saints Adrian and Natalia, Spain
Shiva as Mrityunjaya, the Conquerer of Death
Harrowing of Hell: Christ leaves hell and liberates the souls
Death of Virginia from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 93v

Death of Virginia from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 93v

Detail of a miniature of the death of Virginia. Image taken from f. 93v of Des cleres et nobles femmes, De claris mulieribus in an anonymous French translation (index De claris mulieribus, Le livre de femmes no... More

Death of Dido from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 65

Death of Dido from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 65

Detail of a miniature of the death of Dido. Image taken from f. 65 of Des cleres et nobles femmes, De claris mulieribus in an anonymous French translation (index De claris mulieribus, Le livre de femmes nobles ... More

Death of Telegonus from BL Royal 16 F IX, f. 98v

Death of Telegonus from BL Royal 16 F IX, f. 98v

Detail of a miniature of the death of Telegonus. Image taken from f. 98v of Historia destructionis Troiae in a French translation. Written in French.

Death of Alexien from BL YT 49, vol. 2, f. 16

Death of Alexien from BL YT 49, vol. 2, f. 16

Detail of a miniature of the death of Alexien, with a partial foliate border, at the beginning of his legend. Image taken from vol. 2, f. 16 of La légende dorée (index Legende doree; Golden legend; Legenda aure... More

Death of Wat Tyler from BL Royal 18 E I, f. 175

Death of Wat Tyler from BL Royal 18 E I, f. 175

Detail of a miniature of the death of Wat Tyler. Image taken from f. 175 of Chroniques. Written in French.

Death of Anne of Bohemia from BL Harley 4380, f. 22

Death of Anne of Bohemia from BL Harley 4380, f. 22

Detail of miniature of the death of Anne of Bohemia. Image taken from f. 22 of Chroniques, Vol. IV, part 2. Written in French.

The death of the first-born from BL Or 2737, f. 82v

The death of the first-born from BL Or 2737, f. 82v

Full-page miniature of the tenth plague, of two dying or already dead men lying in bed surrounded by mourning women, in an architectural frame. Image taken from f. 82v of Haggadah for Passover (the 'Hispano-Mo... More

Death of Leoffstan from BL YT 47, f. 86

Death of Leoffstan from BL YT 47, f. 86

Detail of a miniature of Leoffstan the sheriff dying and his soul, leaving his mouth, being seized by a devil, from John Lydgate's Lives of Saints Edmund and Fremund. Image taken from f. 86 of Lives of Saints E... More

Death of Manlius from BL Royal 20 C IV, f. 119

Death of Manlius from BL Royal 20 C IV, f. 119

Detail of a miniature of the death of Manlius. Image taken from f. 119 of De casibus virorum illustrium in French translation (Des cas des ruynes des nobles hommes et femmes). Written in French.

Triumph of Death from BL Harley 5761, f. 29

Triumph of Death from BL Harley 5761, f. 29

Detail of a marginal vignette of the Triumph of Death. Image taken from f. 29 of Trionfi (index Triumphs) (ff. 11-52v); Rime (ff. 55-195). Written in Italian.

Death of Nectanebus from BL Royal 20 A V, f. 8v

Death of Nectanebus from BL Royal 20 A V, f. 8v

Detail of a miniature of the death of Nectanebus. Image taken from f. 8v of Roman d'Alexandre en Prose, imperfect at the end (index Le Livre et la vraye hystoire du bon roy Alixandre, Alexander Romance). Writte... More

Death of Indutiomarius from BL Royal 20 C I, f. 65v

Death of Indutiomarius from BL Royal 20 C I, f. 65v

Detail of a miniature of the death of Indutiomarius. Image taken from f. 65v of Les fait des Romains. Written in French.

Death of Hannibal from BL Royal 16 G VII, f. 151

Death of Hannibal from BL Royal 16 G VII, f. 151

Detail of a miniature of the death of Hannibal, son of Gisco. Image taken from f. 151 of Les anciennes hystoires rommaines (A compilation of ancient history in two parts, each preceded by a table of contents: P... More

Dido prepares for death from BL Stowe 54, f. 237v

Dido prepares for death from BL Stowe 54, f. 237v

Bas-de-page miniature of Dido climbing onto the couch which is to become her funeral pyre. Image taken from f. 237v of Histoire ancienne jusqu'à César. Written in French.

Death of Olympias from BL Harley 4979, f. 86

Death of Olympias from BL Harley 4979, f. 86

Miniature of Olympias being beheaded; miniature of animals surrounding the decapitated body of the dead Olympias. Image taken from f. 86 of Roman d'Alexandre (index Romance of Alexander), in prose, with lacunae... More

The martyrdom of St. Thomas: he is stabbed to death
Death of Troilus from BL Stowe 54, f. 173v

Death of Troilus from BL Stowe 54, f. 173v

Bas-de-page miniature of Troilus being dragged behind Hercules' horse. Image taken from f. 173v of Histoire ancienne jusqu'à César. Written in French.

Death of Samson from BL Royal 18 E V, f. 80

Death of Samson from BL Royal 18 E V, f. 80

Miniature of the death of Samson. Image taken from f. 80 of Chronique of Baudouin d'Avennes (L'histoire tripartite, Le trésor de sapience). Written in French.

Double Vessel Representing a Funeral Procession
Death of Harmonia from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 106

Death of Harmonia from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 106

Detail of a miniature of the death of Harmonia, daughter of Gelon. Image taken from f. 106 of Des cleres et nobles femmes, De claris mulieribus in an anonymous French translation (index De claris mulieribus, Le... More

Death of Hasdrubal from BL Royal 15 D VI, f. 241

Death of Hasdrubal from BL Royal 15 D VI, f. 241

Miniature in four segments: 1. Pierre Bersuire reading; 2. the Death of Hasdrubal; 3. John II enthroned; 4. A battle illustrating the second Punic War, at the beginning of decade 2. Image taken from f. 241 of A... More

Death of Malebouche from BL Harley 4425, f. 111

Death of Malebouche from BL Harley 4425, f. 111

Detail of a miniature showing Abstinence Contrainte (Forced Abstinence) and Faux Semblant (False Seeming) killing Malebouche (Evil Tongue), and cutting his tongue. Image taken from f. 111 of Roman de la Rose (i... More

Death of Cacciaguida from BL YT 36, f. 156

Death of Cacciaguida from BL YT 36, f. 156

Detail of a miniature of Dante witnessing the death of Cacciaguida. Image taken from f. 156 of Divina Commedia (index Divine Comedy). Written in Italian.

The parable of Dives and poor Lazarus: Lazarus in Abraham's bosom, Dives in hell
The trials of Job: theft of his flock, the death of his servants and children
Arthur's death from BL Eg 3028, f. 53

Arthur's death from BL Eg 3028, f. 53

King Arthur is slain in combat. Image taken from f. 53 of Roman de Brut, a verse epitome (begins imperfectly) with continuation to Edward III; Destruction de Rome; Fierabras. Written in French.

Death of Sweyn from BL YT 47, f. 83

Death of Sweyn from BL YT 47, f. 83

Miniature of the apparition of Edmund, in armour, aided by an angel, slaying Sweyn in bed with a spear, from John Lydgate's Lives of Saints Edmund and Fremund. Image taken from f. 83 of Lives of Saints Edmund a... More

Death of Achilles and Antilogus from BL Stowe 54, f. 178

Death of Achilles and Antilogus from BL Stowe 54, f. 178

Bas-de-page miniature of the murder of Achilles and Antilogus in a temple. Image taken from f. 178 of Histoire ancienne jusqu'à César. Written in French.

Floripas explains to Laban the death of Brutaman. from BL Eg 3028, f. 95

Floripas explains to Laban the death of Brutaman. from BL Eg 3028, f. ...

Floripas explains to Laban the death of Brutaman. Image taken from f. 95 of Roman de Brut, a verse epitome (begins imperfectly) with continuation to Edward III; Destruction de Rome; Fierabras. Written in French.

The death of St. Philip
Death of Aristobulus and murder of Antigonus from BL Royal 18 E V, f. 263

Death of Aristobulus and murder of Antigonus from BL Royal 18 E V, f. ...

Detail of a miniature of the Death of Aristobulus and the murder of Antigonus. Image taken from f. 263 of Chronique of Baudouin d'Avennes (L'histoire tripartite, Le trésor de sapience). Written in French.

Death of Alexander from BL Royal 14 E I, f. 1

Death of Alexander from BL Royal 14 E I, f. 1

Detail of a miniature of the Death of Alexander, at the beginning of book 6. Image taken from f. 1 of Le miroir historial (a French translation of the Speculum historiale), books 6-9. Written in French.

The Last Judgement: the raising of the dead, the blessed in Abraham's bosom (heaven), the damned in hell
Death of William Rufus from BL YT 33, f. 186

Death of William Rufus from BL YT 33, f. 186

Miniature of the death of William Rufus, and the report to Henry I, to the right, with a decorated intial 'C'(i), in the Grande Chronique de Normandie. Image taken from f. 186 of Grande Chronique de Normandie. ... More

Death of Ugolino della Gheradesca from BL YT 36, f. 61

Death of Ugolino della Gheradesca from BL YT 36, f. 61

Detail of a miniature of Dante and Virgil witnessing the story of the death of Count Ugolino della Gheradesca and his four children, in illustration of Canto XXXIII. Image taken from f. 61 of Divina Commedia (i... More

Death of Olympias from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 97

Death of Olympias from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 97

Miniature of the death of Olympias, queen of Macedonia. Image taken from f. 97 of Des cleres et nobles femmes, De claris mulieribus in an anonymous French translation (index De claris mulieribus, Le livre de fe... More

Death of Brunhilda from BL Royal 18 D VII, f. 203v

Death of Brunhilda from BL Royal 18 D VII, f. 203v

Detail of a miniature of the death of Brunhilda. Image taken from f. 203v of De casibus virorum illustrium (Des cas des ruynes des nobles hommes et fammes). Written in French.

Death of Dido from BL Harley 4425, f. 117v

Death of Dido from BL Harley 4425, f. 117v

Detail of a miniature of Dido falling on her sword and committing suicide after Aeneas' betrayal. Image taken from f. 117v of Roman de la Rose (index Romance of the Rose). Written in French.

Death of Alexander from BL Royal 14 E I, f. 1

Death of Alexander from BL Royal 14 E I, f. 1

Miniature of the Death of Alexander, at the beginning of book 6. Image taken from f. 1 of Le miroir historial (a French translation of the Speculum historiale) books 1-5. Written in French.

Death of Aegisthus from BL Royal 16 F IX, f. 92

Death of Aegisthus from BL Royal 16 F IX, f. 92

Detail of a miniature of the death of Aegisthus. Image taken from f. 92 of Historia destructionis Troiae in a French translation. Written in French.

Death of Julia, daughter of Caesar from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 124v

Death of Julia, daughter of Caesar from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 124v

Miniature of the death of Julia, daughter of Caesar and wife of Pompey. Image taken from f. 124v of Des cleres et nobles femmes, De claris mulieribus in an anonymous French translation (index De claris mulierib... More

Death of Agrippina from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 139

Death of Agrippina from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 139

Detail of a miniature of the death of Agrippina as Nero looks on. Image taken from f. 139 of Des cleres et nobles femmes, De claris mulieribus in an anonymous French translation (index De claris mulieribus, Le ... More

Death of the king of Portugal from BL Royal 14 D V, f. 305

Death of the king of Portugal from BL Royal 14 D V, f. 305

Detail of a miniature of the king of Portugal burnt to death in his bed. Image taken from f. 305 of Chroniques. Written in French.

Death of count of Tripoli from BL Royal 15 E I, f. 293v

Death of count of Tripoli from BL Royal 15 E I, f. 293v

Miniature of the death of the count of Tripoli, and Baldwin receiving a message about his death, with a partial border. Image taken from f. 293v of Historia rerum in partibus transmarinis gestarum, in French, w... More

Death of Alexander Lyncestes from BL Royal 20 C III, f. 156

Death of Alexander Lyncestes from BL Royal 20 C III, f. 156

Miniature of the death of Alexander Lyncestes. Image taken from f. 156 of Historia Alexandri Magni. Written in French.

Death of Marcus Regulus from BL Harley 1766, f. 159v

Death of Marcus Regulus from BL Harley 1766, f. 159v

Detail of a miniature of the death of Marcus AttiliusRegulus. Image taken from f. 159v of The Fall of Princes (index De casibus virorum et feminarum illustrium), abridged. Written in English.

Death of Galba from BL Royal 20 C I, f. 286v

Death of Galba from BL Royal 20 C I, f. 286v

Detail of a miniature of the death of Galba. Image taken from f. 286v of Les fait des Romains. Written in French.

Death of count of Tripoli from BL Royal 15 E I, f. 293v

Death of count of Tripoli from BL Royal 15 E I, f. 293v

Miniature of the death of count of Tripoli, with a partial border. Image taken from f. 293v of Historia rerum in partibus transmarinis gestarum, in French, with continuation to 1231. Written in French.

Death of Cleopatra from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 131v

Death of Cleopatra from BL Royal 20 C V, f. 131v

Miniature of of the death of Cleopatra; blood drips from her arms into the mouths of two dragons. Image taken from f. 131v of Des cleres et nobles femmes, De claris mulieribus in an anonymous French translation... More

Death of Otho from BL Royal 20 C I, f. 287

Death of Otho from BL Royal 20 C I, f. 287

Detail of a miniature of the death of Otho. Image taken from f. 287 of Les fait des Romains. Written in French.

Death of Cacciaguida from BL YT 36, f. 156

Death of Cacciaguida from BL YT 36, f. 156

Miniature of Dante witnessing the death of Cacciaguida. Image taken from f. 156 of Divina Commedia (index Divine Comedy). Written in Italian.

Death of Godfrey of Bouillon from BL Royal 15 E I, f. 150v

Death of Godfrey of Bouillon from BL Royal 15 E I, f. 150v

Detail of a miniature of Godfrey lying on his deathbed. Image taken from f. 150v of Historia rerum in partibus transmarinis gestarum, in French, with continuation to 1231. Written in French.

Death of Aristobulus and murder of Antigonus from BL Royal 18 E V, f. 263

Death of Aristobulus and murder of Antigonus from BL Royal 18 E V, f. ...

Miniature of the Death of Aristobulus and the murder of Antigonus. Image taken from f. 263 of Chronique of Baudouin d'Avennes (L'histoire tripartite, Le trésor de sapience). Written in French.

Death rites from BL Harley 3954, f. 67v

Death rites from BL Harley 3954, f. 67v

Detail of a coloured drawing depicting the death rites of Rybothe Island. Image taken from f. 67v of Travels (index Voyage d'Outre Mer, Itinerarium). Written in English.

Death of Marcus Regulus from BL Harley 1766, f. 159v

Death of Marcus Regulus from BL Harley 1766, f. 159v

Miniature of the death of Marcus Attilius Regulus. Image taken from f. 159v of The Fall of Princes (index De casibus virorum et feminarum illustrium), abridged. Written in English.

Death of Philisthenes and Menelippus from BL Royal 16 F IX, f. 95v

Death of Philisthenes and Menelippus from BL Royal 16 F IX, f. 95v

Detail of a miniature of the death of Philisthenes and Menelippus. Image taken from f. 95v of Historia destructionis Troiae in a French translation. Written in French.

The martyrdom of St. James the Less: he is stoned and beaten to death
Giant being burnt to death from BL Harley 4979, f. 60

Giant being burnt to death from BL Harley 4979, f. 60

Detail of a miniature of a giant being burnt to death on Alexander's orders. Image taken from f. 60 of Roman d'Alexandre (index Romance of Alexander), in prose, with lacunae. Written in French.

Death of Hasdrubal from BL Royal 15 D VI, f. 241

Death of Hasdrubal from BL Royal 15 D VI, f. 241

Detail of a miniature in four segments: 1. Pierre Bersuire reading; 2. the Death of Hasdrubal; 3. John II enthroned; 4. A battle illustrating the second Punic War, at the beginning of decade 2. Image taken from... More

Christ before Pilate and the death of Judas from BL YT 31, f. 236v

Christ before Pilate and the death of Judas from BL YT 31, f. 236v

Miniature of the arrested Christ being brought before a seated Pilate; miniature of the death of Judas by hanging, in Matfré Ermengau of Béziers's Breviari d'Amour. Image taken from f. 236v of Breviari d'Amor (... More

Death of Samson from BL Royal 18 E V, f. 80

Death of Samson from BL Royal 18 E V, f. 80

Detail of a miniature of the death of Samson. Image taken from f. 80 of Chronique of Baudouin d'Avennes (L'histoire tripartite, Le trésor de sapience). Written in French.

Dialogue with Death from BL Stowe 39, f. 32

Dialogue with Death from BL Stowe 39, f. 32

Miniature of a pope, a king, and a knight, being threatened by a skeleton with a spear illustrating the Dialogue with Death. Image taken from f. 32 of The Abbey of the Holy Ghost (ff. 4-10); Vado mori; Desert o... More

Death of Charles VII from BL Royal 20 C IX, f. 311

Death of Charles VII from BL Royal 20 C IX, f. 311

Detail of a miniature of Charles VII on his death bed. Image taken from f. 311 of Grandes Chroniques de France (Chronique de Charles VII). Written in French.

Death of Ponthesilea from BL Royal 17 E II, f. 352

Death of Ponthesilea from BL Royal 17 E II, f. 352

Detail of a miniature of the death of Ponthesilea, while Antenor and Aeneas speak to Priam. Image taken from f. 352 of Le recoeil des histoires de Troyes (Le livre nomme Hercules). Written in French.

Death of Ugolino della Gheradesca from BL YT 36, f. 61

Death of Ugolino della Gheradesca from BL YT 36, f. 61

Miniature of Dante and Virgil witnessing the story of the death of Count Ugolino della Gheradesca and his four children, in illustration of Canto XXXIII. Image taken from f. 61 of Divina Commedia (index Divine ... More

Death of a nun from BL Royal 10 E IV, f. 183

Death of a nun from BL Royal 10 E IV, f. 183

Detail of a bas-de-page scene of a nun dying, while an angel fights off a devil. Image taken from f. 183 of Decretals of Gregory IX with glossa ordinaria (the 'Smithfield Decretals'). Written in Latin.

Death of the Virgin from BL Royal 20 D VI, f. 176v

Death of the Virgin from BL Royal 20 D VI, f. 176v

Detail of an historiated initial 'Q'(uant) of the death of the Virgin. Image taken from f. 176v of Lives of the Saints. Written in French.

"Yazdegird I Kicked to Death by the Water Horse", Folio from a Shahnama (Book of Kings)
Death of Moses from BL Royal 3 D VI, f. 99

Death of Moses from BL Royal 3 D VI, f. 99

Historiated initial 'L'(iber) of the death of Moses, at the beginning of the preface to Joshua, with an instruction to an illuminator in the margin. Image taken from f. 99 of Historia scholastica (The 'Ashridge... More

Death of Judas; Flagellation of Christ from BL Arundel 157, f. 10

Death of Judas; Flagellation of Christ from BL Arundel 157, f. 10

Miniature of the Death of Judas and the Flagellation of Christ, as part of a cycle of Christological images. Image taken from f. 10 of Psalter, including a calendar (ff. 13-18v). Written in Latin.

The Amalekite messenger who brings David the message of Saul's death is put to death by one of David's soldiers
Death of Judas from BL YT 13, f. 122

Death of Judas from BL YT 13, f. 122

Bas-de-page scene of Judas hanging from a tree, with a devilish figure floating beside. Image taken from f. 122 of Book of Hours, Use of Sarum ('The Taymouth Hours'). Written in Latin and French.

Demons using every effort to distract the men from their prayer; God the Father with angels; tortures in hell
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