Alexander von Villedieu: *Doctrinale puerorum*, historiated initial

Maximilian I with fellow pupils and his teacher, Peter of Passail. From a copy of the Doctrinale puerorum by Alexander von Villedieu made for the Habsburgs.

In the Middle Ages there was no absolutely indispensible connection between reading and writing. Someone who could read was not ...
Of Reading and Writing
1200–1850