Saint Sergii, as a child (Varfolomei), learning the Word of God. Shown in various poses: First, on the far left, he is shown standing by his teacher. He was not a good student and on the far right, we see him being chastised by his teacher. This illustration comes from Zhitie Sergiia [Life of Sergei], pg 40, originally housed in the Troitskii Monastery, but moved to the Russian State Library, Moscow. Size of original is 12.8 by 11.8 cm.  vern87.jpg (956×1027)

Saint Sergii, as a child (Varfolomei), learning the Word of God. Shown in various poses: First, on the far left, he is shown standing by his teacher. He was not a good student and on the far right, we see him being chastised by his teacher. This illustration comes from Zhitie Sergiia [Life of Sergei], pg 40, originally housed in the Troitskii Monastery, but moved to the Russian State Library, Moscow. Size of original is 12.8 by 11.8 cm. vern87.jpg (956×1027)

Domestic scene. Farmers in field, two farmers conversing (with wife hanging on), and (inside the monastery) Saint Sergei preaching.  This illustration comes from Zhitie Sergiia [Life of Sergei], pg 152ob, originally housed in the Troitskii Monastery, but moved to the Russian State Library, Moscow. Size of original is 12 by 11.7 cm.  vern65.jpg (944×1011)

Domestic scene. Farmers in field, two farmers conversing (with wife hanging on), and (inside the monastery) Saint Sergei preaching. This illustration comes from Zhitie Sergiia [Life of Sergei], pg 152ob, originally housed in the Troitskii Monastery, but moved to the Russian State Library, Moscow. Size of original is 12 by 11.7 cm. vern65.jpg (944×1011)

Illustrating a scene from Genesis 26:12: "Now Isaac sowed in that land, and reaped in the same year a hundred fold."  From a manuscript in the Russian State Library, Moscow. Size of original is 22 by 12.7 cm.  vern67.jpg (763×1333)

Illustrating a scene from Genesis 26:12: "Now Isaac sowed in that land, and reaped in the same year a hundred fold." From a manuscript in the Russian State Library, Moscow. Size of original is 22 by 12.7 cm. vern67.jpg (763×1333)

Illustrating a scene from Genesis 26:12: "Now Isaac sowed in that land, and reaped in the same year a hundred fold."  From a manuscript in the Russian State Library, Moscow. Size of original is 9.3 by 13.6 cm vern66.jpg (1066×756)

Illustrating a scene from Genesis 26:12: "Now Isaac sowed in that land, and reaped in the same year a hundred fold." From a manuscript in the Russian State Library, Moscow. Size of original is 9.3 by 13.6 cm vern66.jpg (1066×756)

Описание осады и разорения монастыря Соловецкого, XVIII век

Описание осады и разорения монастыря Соловецкого, XVIII век

Zodiac This illustration comes from the "Manuscript of Koz'ma Indikoplov," pg 52, which is housed in the Russian State Library, Moscow. Size of original is 21 by 20.5 cm. vern89.jpg (1069×1105)

Zodiac This illustration comes from the "Manuscript of Koz'ma Indikoplov," pg 52, which is housed in the Russian State Library, Moscow. Size of original is 21 by 20.5 cm. vern89.jpg (1069×1105)

Иван Грозный и царские иконописцы  - Лицевой летописный свод. Рукописи 16 века

Иван Грозный и царские иконописцы - Лицевой летописный свод. Рукописи 16 века

The British Library Catalogue of Illuminated Manuscripts - lovely scrolling infil in this D

The British Library Catalogue of Illuminated Manuscripts - lovely scrolling infil in this D

Book of Job in Byzantine illuminated manuscripts - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Book of Job in Byzantine illuminated manuscripts - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Андрониково Евангелие, XV в.

Андрониково Евангелие, XV в.

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