Beautiful Images from the Nuremberg Chronicle

Beautiful Images from the Nuremberg Chronicle

Created in 1493, the Nuremberg Chronicle is a history of the World going back to Biblical times. Here are some of favourite images!

God creating the world

Adam and Eve

Building Noah’s Ark

Moses crossing the Red Sea

Sun and Moon

Beheading of John the Baptist


Danse Macabre

Female Siamese Twins

Crucifixion of Jesus

Four Couples Dancing

Devil and Woman on Horseback

City of Constance

Medieval hermit

City of Nuremberg

You can view the entire Nuremberg Chronicle from the University of Cambridge’s Digital Library

See also:

The World in 1467

Images of Castles from Medieval Manuscripts

Images of the Medieval Apocalypse

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