The golden letters in this manuscript were stolen by a thief in the past, who cut them out with a knife. Leiden, University Library


The golden letters in this manuscript were stolen by a thief in the past, who cut them out with a knife. Leiden, University Library, BPL MS 59, 14th century (photo: Erik Kwakkel)

The golden letters in this manuscript were stolen by a thief in the past, who cut them out with a knife. Leiden, University Library, BPL MS 59, 14th century (photo: Erik Kwakkel)

Cite this page as: Gwen Shaw, "The golden letters in this manuscript were stolen by a thief in the past, who cut them out with a knife. Leiden, University Library," in Smarthistory, December 19, 2015, accessed May 23, 2018, https://smarthistory.org/skins-and-scraps/screen-shot-2015-12-19-at-1-38-00-pm/.