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Compendium for Juan II

A Sensational New Discovery: A Royal Spanish Manuscript
September 27, 2017

This engaging royal manuscript was made for Juan II of Castile and Leon, perhaps owned by Isabella, Queen of Spain; including a map of the known world from just before the Age of Discovery. Illuminated manuscript on vellum, Spain, Castile, c. 1425. This compendium of texts, as a ‘mirror of princes’ offers instruction on the ways a king should govern.

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