Liber ethicorum, by Fra Henricus de Allemania. Illuminated manuscript page, by Laurentius de Voltolina, ca. 1360-1390

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Association Villard de Honnecourt
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Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies
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Illuminare: Centre for the Study of the Illuminated Manuscript
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Institut d'histoire du livre
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International Center for Medieval Art
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Medieval Academy of America
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PECIA: le manuscrit médiéval
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Portal Kunstgeschichte
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