Matthew Paris: the most detailed of 4 maps drawn to accompany his chronicles The oldest surviving medieval map from England and the largest, most detailed and most perfectly preserved medieval map in the world.
El fin de los templarios y de las cruzadas y el beato Ramon Llull
Old French trouvère lyric list with links to the source texts, translations into English and Italian and historical information.
Christianus Prolianus and Joachinus de Gigantibus. Astronomia “Comparative view of the magnitudes of the Sun (a large disc of gold), the Moon (silver), Mars (gold), Venus (gold), Mercury (gold) and Earth (pale).
Map from from the fabled manuscript, "Liber Floridus" (Book of Flowers) century; a Medieval encyclopædia produced by Lambert, Canon of St Omer, in the NE France/Flanders/Belgium region. via bibliodyssey
Ustad Mansur, Study of a Gold-mantled Chloropsis (bird). Ustad Mansur was a century Mughal painter who specialised in depicting plants and animals. Victoria and Albert Museum, London, Great Britain
Even as We Navigate the Digital Era, Paper Maps Refuse to Fold
In an era where Google and other online maps rule, a passionate cadre of cartographers are struggling to keep the paper map from going the way of the handwritten letter. One paper map of Memphis highlights 137 points of interest related to Elvis.