16th/17th century Qu'ran

Shining matters – ‘Gold’ at the British Library, reviewed

A glittering array of objects and manuscripts from around the world shows off the astonishing diversity of the permanent collection

27 Jun 2022
Golden rose (second quarter of the 14th century), Minucchio Da Siena.

The Musée de Cluny brings the Middle Ages bang up to date

The museum has sensitively reimagined all its displays to breathe new life into its medieval masterpieces

4 Apr 2022

Gutenberg’s printed Bible is a landmark in European culture

A facsimile edition of the Gutenberg Bible represents a huge scholarly achievement

8 Sep 2018