Illumanu

This tumblr aspires to become a helpful resource for history (and mainly fashion history) research and focuses primarily on illuminations from medieval and renaissance manuscripts.


Note: I am not a professional fashion historian. If you spot any inconsistency or outright fallacy somewhere in the picture descriptions please feel free (or even better, obliged) to let me know!

14th century (ca. 1300-1340) Switzerland - Zürich

Universitätsbibliothek Heidelberg

Cod. Pal. germ. 848: Große Heidelberger Liederhandschrift (Codex Manesse)

fol. 149v - Herr Wolfram von Eschenbach

http://digi.ub.uni-heidelberg.de/diglit/cpg848

One of the most epic names ever.

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    My studies: medieval german literature, especially Wolframs Parzival. Kinda a love-hate relationship sometimes.
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    This is one of my absolute favorite medieval pieces of art.
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    I love this, I would kill for a print!
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