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Collections of manuscripts, printed books, incunabulas and maps of the National Library of the Czech Republic

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Manuscript V C 6 with works by Nicolaus de Lyra and other medieval authors has been successfully digitized!!! The volume was written at the beginning of the 15th century in Bohemia (maybe directly in Plánice). His owner was maybe the utraquistic theologian Prokop from Plzeň. 15th Century, Czech Republic, Authors, Medieval, Collections, Map, Prints, Bohemia, Location Map

Nicolaus de Lyra Postilla, beginning of the 15th century, Bohemia (National Library CZ V.C.6)

Manuscript V C 6 with works by Nicolaus de Lyra and other medieval authors has been successfully digitized!!! The volume was written at the beginning of the 15th century in Bohemia (maybe directly in Plánice). His owner was maybe the utraquistic theologian Prokop from Plzeň.

Manuscript Ruralia commoda, created before 1418 in Bohemia (VII C 8). Czech Republic, Collections, Baseball Cards, Books, Prints, Bohemia, Libros, Book, Book Illustrations

Ruralia commoda (National Library CZ VII C 8)

Manuscript Ruralia commoda, created before 1418 in Bohemia (VII C 8).

✍️Schematic map of the world in the newly digitized manuscript XXIII F 194 from 1468 to 1469🤗It contains a large number of works by various authors (for example by odVergilia, A.S. Piccolomini, Quinta H. Flacca, etc.). The schematic map of the world shows the then known world. Czech Republic, Authors, Collections, Map, Number, Books, Prints, Libros, Location Map

Schematic map in the manuscript XXIII F 194 (National Library CZ)

✍️Schematic map of the world in the newly digitized manuscript XXIII F 194 from 1468 to 1469🤗It contains a large number of works by various authors (for example by odVergilia, A.S. Piccolomini, Quinta H. Flacca, etc.). The schematic map of the world shows the then known world.

This Czech psalter XVII F 8 from the end of the 15th century is complemented by decorations made of animals in borders, captured during various human activities. The secular character suggests that the owner (more likely) was a noble lady or a wealthy patrician. 15th Century, Czech Republic, Collections, Decorations, Activities, Lady, Prints, Character, Animals

Czech Psalter National Library CZ XVII F 8

This Czech psalter XVII F 8 from the end of the 15th century is complemented by decorations made of animals in borders, captured during various human activities. The secular character suggests that the owner (more likely) was a noble lady or a wealthy patrician.

Gozzio z Orvieta?: Ius regale montanorum in Czech translation, 1528 (XVII D 43) Medieval Manuscript, Czech Republic, Collections, Prints, Painting, Art, Shelf, Art Background, Painting Art

A miner in medieval manuscripts from the National Library CZ

Gozzio z Orvieta?: Ius regale montanorum in Czech translation, 1528 (XVII D 43)

Gozzio z Orvieta?: Ius regale montanorum in Czech translation, 1528 (XVII D 43) with an image of a miner. Iur regale montanorum was the miner code issued by the Czech King Wenceslas II. (died 1305) around 1300. Czech Republic, Vintage World Maps, Collections, King, Books, Prints, Image, Shelf, Libros

Gozzio z Orvieta?: Ius regale montanorum in Czech translation, 1528 (National Library CZ XVII D 43)

Gozzio z Orvieta?: Ius regale montanorum in Czech translation, 1528 (XVII D 43) with an image of a miner. Iur regale montanorum was the miner code issued by the Czech King Wenceslas II. (died 1305) around 1300.

Saint Vitus (June 15), martyred at a young age in Lukania (around 304). From the convent at Corvey, his arm was taken by St. Wenceslas and stored in the newly built basilica. (Image taken from the Orationale of Sigismund Span of Bernstein, 1477, National Library CZ XIII H 3b) Czech Republic, Saints, Arms, June, Collections, Baseball Cards, Image, Bohemia, Weapons

Saint Vitus

Saint Vitus (June 15), martyred at a young age in Lukania (around 304). From the convent at Corvey, his arm was taken by St. Wenceslas and stored in the newly built basilica. (Image taken from the Orationale of Sigismund Span of Bernstein, 1477, National Library CZ XIII H 3b)

Thomas Cantimpratensis: De natura rerum (National Library CZ XIV A 15), Bohemia, end of the 14th century 14th Century, Czech Republic, Collections, Map, Baseball Cards, Books, Prints, Bohemia, Libros

Thomas Cantimpratensis: De natura rerum (National Library CZ XIV A 15)

Thomas Cantimpratensis: De natura rerum (National Library CZ XIV A 15), Bohemia, end of the 14th century

Thomas Cantimpratensis: De natura rerum (National Library CZ XIV A 15), Bohemia, end of the 14th century 14th Century, Czech Republic, Collections, Comics, Books, Prints, Bohemia, Libros, Book

Thomas Cantimpratensis: De natura rerum (National Library CZ XIV A 15)

Thomas Cantimpratensis: De natura rerum (National Library CZ XIV A 15), Bohemia, end of the 14th century

This very interesting astronomical manuscript V A 11 from the last quarter of the century was recently digitized. It contains textual parts (Almagesti minor, Notae astronomicae), as well as many astronomical drawings. 14th Century, Czech Republic, Vintage World Maps, Collections, Drawings, Prints, Sketches, Drawing, Portrait

Almagesti minor, Notae astronomicae, National Library CZ V A 11

This very interesting astronomical manuscript V A 11 from the last quarter of the 14th century was recently digitized. It contains textual parts (Almagesti minor, Notae astronomicae), as well as many astronomical drawings.

This late medieval manuscript V B 21 with titles by S. Bonaventura and Carthusian Michal from Prague has been newly digitized. It was the part of the Library of National College (Prague University). Medieval Manuscript, Czech Republic, University, College, Collections, Map, Prints, Prague, Location Map

Michael de Praga: De custodia virginitatis, National Library CZ V B 21

This late medieval manuscript V B 21 with titles by S. Bonaventura and Carthusian Michal from Prague has been newly digitized. It was the part of the Library of National College (Prague University). #medieval

Small drawings in original books say something more about inner lives of their creators. A small image of an unknown male figure is on last folio of a new digitized manuscript National Library CZ V C 1 from 14/15th century (Bohemia), but the image seems to be younger. Small Drawings, Male Figure, 15th Century, Czech Republic, The Creator, Collections, Sayings, Books, Prints

Haymo Autissiodorensis (?): Sermo variis (National Library CZ V C 1)

Small drawings in original books say something more about inner lives of their creators. A small image of an unknown male figure is on last folio of a new digitized manuscript National Library CZ V C 1 from 14/15th century (Bohemia), but the image seems to be younger.

Newly digitized manuscript in Manuscriptorium Digital Library is Lectiones epistolarum; Passiones secundum quattuor evangelistas V C 2 from beginning of 15th century. Text was complitely written, but we are missing any initials (see vacant places at the beginning of each text). 15th Century, Czech Republic, Initials, Collections, Writing, Digital, Places, Being A Writer, Bohemia

Lectiones epistolarum; Passiones secundum quattuor evangelistas National Library CZ V C 2

Newly digitized manuscript in Manuscriptorium Digital Library is Lectiones epistolarum; Passiones secundum quattuor evangelistas V C 2 from beginning of 15th century. Text was complitely written, but we are missing any initials (see vacant places at the beginning of each text).

Manuscript accessible via Manuscriptorium digital library is manuscript V C 2 (Collection of Hussite charters etc) from century and half of century. So called Military Order by Jan Žižka of Trocnov, famous Hussite military leader, is part of it. Military Orders, National Museum, 16th Century, Czech Republic, Collections, Digital, Bohemia

Collection of Hussite charters, Military Order by Jan Žižka, Library of National Museum CZ V C 2

Manuscript accessible via Manuscriptorium digital library is manuscript V C 2 (Collection of Hussite charters etc) from 16th century and 1. half of 17th century. So called Military Order by Jan Žižka of Trocnov, famous Hussite military leader, is part of it.

Manuscript V C 3 with Summa by Bartholomaeus de Sancto Concordio, written by scribe Šimon from Doubravka. One owner was Jordan from Tachov. Scribe, Czech Republic, Collections, Map, Writing, Prints, Bohemian, Location Map, Maps

Bartholomaeus de Sancto Concordio: Summa concordia, 1411-1415, Bohemia, National Library CZ V.C.3

Manuscript V C 3 with Summa by Bartholomaeus de Sancto Concordio, written 1411-1415 by scribe Šimon from Doubravka. One owner was Jordan from Tachov.

Manuscript V C 8 was written 1413-1414 by one scribe Conrad Derneburg from Halberstadt. You can find here interesting works by Humbertus de Romanis and Nicolaus Magni de Jawor. The codex was owned by the monastery of Servites in the New Town in Prague , then by the College of Czech Nation (Prague University) and later by the Jesuits. Czech Republic, Cool Words, Scribe, Journal, Writing, Prague, Books, University, College

Manuscript National Library of the Czech Republic V C 8, 1413-1414

Manuscript V C 8 was written 1413-1414 by one scribe Conrad Derneburg from Halberstadt. You can find here interesting works by Humbertus de Romanis and Nicolaus Magni de Jawor. The codex was owned by the monastery of Servites in the New Town in Prague , then by the College of Czech Nation (Prague University) and later by the Jesuits.