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Japenese manuscript representing the Life of Buddha (Shaka no Honji). It's a Nara picture book. The emperor or king is wearing a yellow kimono. Two characters wear floral white kimono. They are in the palace, the ground is made of white and blue square. The women are outside this place.  #Japan #Manuscript #picturebook #buddha #palace #kimono

e-codices – Virtual Manuscript Library of Switzerland

The goal of e-codices is to provide free access to all medieval and a selection of modern manuscripts of Switzerland by means of a virtual library. On the e-codices site, complete digital reproductions of the manuscripts are linked with corresponding scholarly descriptions.

Japenese manuscript representing the Life of Buddha (Shaka no Honji). It's a Nara picture book. The characters wear white or red kimono. Four soldiers on the left are wearing armor.  The sky is full of clouds. There's a kid. #Japan #Manuscript #picturebook #buddha #armor

e-codices – Virtual Manuscript Library of Switzerland

The goal of e-codices is to provide free access to all medieval and a selection of modern manuscripts of Switzerland by means of a virtual library. On the e-codices site, complete digital reproductions of the manuscripts are linked with corresponding scholarly descriptions.

Japenese manuscript representing the Life of Buddha (Shaka no Honji). It's a Nara picture book. An old wise man in yellow is near a pond. The nature (flowers, trees, water) is luxurious. Five characters waring nice kimono come near him. #Japan #Manuscript #picturebook #buddha #nature #kimono

e-codices – Virtual Manuscript Library of Switzerland

The goal of e-codices is to provide free access to all medieval and a selection of modern manuscripts of Switzerland by means of a virtual library. On the e-codices site, complete digital reproductions of the manuscripts are linked with corresponding scholarly descriptions.

Japenese manuscript representing the Life of Buddha (Shaka no Honji). It's a Nara picture book. Young people are approaching the king / Emperor and the queen / Impress.  #Japan #Manuscript #picturebook #buddha #queen #king #empress #emperor #palace

e-codices – Virtual Manuscript Library of Switzerland

The goal of e-codices is to provide free access to all medieval and a selection of modern manuscripts of Switzerland by means of a virtual library. On the e-codices site, complete digital reproductions of the manuscripts are linked with corresponding scholarly descriptions.

Japenese manuscript representing the Life of Buddha (Shaka no Honji). It's a Nara picture book. An old man lies on the ground. A sumptuous nature grows around him. Four characters richly dressed are looking at him.  #Japan #Manuscript #picturebook #buddha #trees #flowers #kimono

e-codices – Virtual Manuscript Library of Switzerland

The goal of e-codices is to provide free access to all medieval and a selection of modern manuscripts of Switzerland by means of a virtual library. On the e-codices site, complete digital reproductions of the manuscripts are linked with corresponding scholarly descriptions.

Japenese manuscript representing the Life of Buddha (Shaka no Honji). It's a Nara picture book. A poor person is standing in the snow. Aristocrats are approaching him. He wear poor white clothing. They wear very richly decorated kimono. The yellow one should be the emperor or a king.   #Japan #Manuscript #picturebook #buddha #snow #winter #kimono #poor

e-codices – Virtual Manuscript Library of Switzerland

The goal of e-codices is to provide free access to all medieval and a selection of modern manuscripts of Switzerland by means of a virtual library. On the e-codices site, complete digital reproductions of the manuscripts are linked with corresponding scholarly descriptions.

Japenese manuscript representing the Life of Buddha (Shaka no Honji). It's a Nara picture book. Four rich dressed men are looking at a human sekeleton on the ground. Around them, there's trees, red and white flowers, and deers are browsing.  #Japan #Manuscript #picturebook #buddha #deer #kimono #skeleton

e-codices – Virtual Manuscript Library of Switzerland

The goal of e-codices is to provide free access to all medieval and a selection of modern manuscripts of Switzerland by means of a virtual library. On the e-codices site, complete digital reproductions of the manuscripts are linked with corresponding scholarly descriptions.

Japenese manuscript representing the Life of Buddha (Shaka no Honji). It's a Nara picture book. Aristocrats are watching a man who does archery. Two ogres are watching too. The kimonos are richly decorated, painted in red, yellow or white.  #Japan #Manuscript #picturebook #buddha #archery #ogre #demon #noble #nobleman

e-codices – Virtual Manuscript Library of Switzerland

The goal of e-codices is to provide free access to all medieval and a selection of modern manuscripts of Switzerland by means of a virtual library. On the e-codices site, complete digital reproductions of the manuscripts are linked with corresponding scholarly descriptions.

Japenese manuscript representing the Life of Buddha (Shaka no Honji). It's a Nara picture book. Some guards and soldiers are talking to each other behind a fortification. An archer is looking at the right side.  #Japan #Manuscript #picturebook #buddha #flower #soldier #archer #bow #ink

e-codices – Virtual Manuscript Library of Switzerland

The goal of e-codices is to provide free access to all medieval and a selection of modern manuscripts of Switzerland by means of a virtual library. On the e-codices site, complete digital reproductions of the manuscripts are linked with corresponding scholarly descriptions.

Japenese manuscript representing the Life of Buddha (Shaka no Honji). It's a Nara picture book. A white elefant has been attacked. An red ogre want to hit him again in spite of the aristocrats. #Japan #Manuscript #picturebook #buddha #white #elefant #red #kimono #ogre #demon

e-codices – Virtual Manuscript Library of Switzerland

The goal of e-codices is to provide free access to all medieval and a selection of modern manuscripts of Switzerland by means of a virtual library. On the e-codices site, complete digital reproductions of the manuscripts are linked with corresponding scholarly descriptions.

Japenese manuscript representing the Life of Buddha (Shaka no Honji). It's a Nara picture book. Two men are talking to each other in front of a black horse inside a stable.  #Japan #Manuscript #picturebook #buddha #horse #black #aristocrat #noble #trees #stable

e-codices – Virtual Manuscript Library of Switzerland

The goal of e-codices is to provide free access to all medieval and a selection of modern manuscripts of Switzerland by means of a virtual library. On the e-codices site, complete digital reproductions of the manuscripts are linked with corresponding scholarly descriptions.

Japenese manuscript representing the Life of Buddha (Shaka no Honji). It's a Nara picture book. All the characters are wearing red, yellow or white kimonos. Women have loose hair and wear yellow dragons on the top of their head. On the floor a baby is slepping. #Japan #Manuscript #picturebook #buddha #dragon #birth #ink #kimono

e-codices – Virtual Manuscript Library of Switzerland

The goal of e-codices is to provide free access to all medieval and a selection of modern manuscripts of Switzerland by means of a virtual library. On the e-codices site, complete digital reproductions of the manuscripts are linked with corresponding scholarly descriptions.

Japenese manuscript representing the Life of Buddha (Shaka no Honji). It's a Nara picture book. The palace is near nature (river, a flowered tree with little birds). A woman is wearing a rich floral kimono and a dragon on the top of her head. A girl is looking outside the palace. #Japan #Manuscript #picturebook #buddha #nature #blossom #women #dragon #palace

e-codices – Virtual Manuscript Library of Switzerland

The goal of e-codices is to provide free access to all medieval and a selection of modern manuscripts of Switzerland by means of a virtual library. On the e-codices site, complete digital reproductions of the manuscripts are linked with corresponding scholarly descriptions.

Japenese manuscript representing the Life of Buddha (Shaka no Honji). It's a Nara picture book. Here a man is approaching a red Oni, a kind of demon ogre. The man wears a red floral tunic. The nature is richly painted, with luxurious trees, flowers, stones and mounts.  #Japan #Manuscript #picturebook #buddha #nature #Oni #Monster #tree

e-codices – Virtual Manuscript Library of Switzerland

The goal of e-codices is to provide free access to all medieval and a selection of modern manuscripts of Switzerland by means of a virtual library. On the e-codices site, complete digital reproductions of the manuscripts are linked with corresponding scholarly descriptions.

Japenese manuscript representing the Life of Buddha (Shaka no Honji). It's a Nara picture book. Two aristocrats cries together. A boulder and a flowered tree are near them.  #Japan #Manuscript #picturebook #buddha #tree #flower #pink #red #noble

e-codices – Virtual Manuscript Library of Switzerland

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Japenese manuscript representing the Life of Buddha (Shaka no Honji). It's a Nara picture book. Here is a palace with five characters in sumptuous richly decorated kimonos.  #Japan #Manuscript #picturebook #buddha

e-codices – Virtual Manuscript Library of Switzerland

The goal of e-codices is to provide free access to all medieval and a selection of modern manuscripts of Switzerland by means of a virtual library. On the e-codices site, complete digital reproductions of the manuscripts are linked with corresponding scholarly descriptions.