Brazilwood in the Fifteenth Century: Italy and Sunda

Cennini’s Libro dell’ Arte

Fig. 1 — Cennini’s Natività della Vergine (c.1400). Colle di Val d’Elsa, Museo Diocesano.
Fig. 2 — The date at the end of the Libro: 31st of July, 1437. Florence, Laurentian Library, MS Plutei 78.23, f.75v.
Fig. 3— The text on brazilwood from a fifteenth-century manuscript of Il Libro dell’Arte by Cennino Cennini. Florence, Laurentian Library, MS Plutei 78.23, f.53r.

Bujangga Manik

Fig. 4— A line mentioning <sepang>, or brazilwood, in Bujangga Manik. Oxford, Bodleian Library, MS Jav. b.3. (R), f.4r.

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Posting about ancient and medieval Indonesia, up to ~1500 CE. Mainly into 14th & 15th century stuff, but earlier is fine too.

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