Project Status: Complete

A project that brings together three collections of royal manuscripts –  Carolingian manuscripts, the library of Charles V and family, and the library of the Aragonese kings of Naples – currently housed across Europe at five member libraries. Provides short essays as well as the virtual exhibition “Manuscripts and Princes in Medieval and Renaissance Europe.”

Resource details:

Resource Type: CatalogImagesManuscripts/FacsimilesSearchable Database

License: Must provide creditNo Fee

Modern Language: CatalanDutchEnglishFrenchGermanItalian

Medieval content details:

Dates: 700 - 1600

Subject: ArtCarolingiansCrusadesHistoryManuscript StudiesMaterial CultureRoyalty, Monarchs

Type/Genre of Medieval Primary Source Material: Advice, Instructional TextsBiography, MemoirsChronicles, AnnalsCommentary, Gloss, ExegesisHagiographyLetters, PetitionsLiteratureLiturgyMaterial EvidenceMedical WorksMusicReligious TextsScriptureSermons, OrationsTextual EvidenceTreatises

Geopolitical Region: EuropeFranceGerman LandsIberian PeninsulaItaly

Manuscripts are held at the Bibliothèque Nationale de France, the Bayerische Staatsbibliothek, the Universitat de València Biblioteca Històrica, the Herzog August Bibliothek Wolfensbüttel, and the Koningklijke Bibliotheek van België - Bibliothèque Royale de Belgique.

Original Language: FrenchItalianLatinSpanish