Historiated- adj.- Adorned with the figures of humans or animals, often with foliage, and often for narrative purposes. Used especially of initial letters in manuscripts and of the capitals of columns.

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Folio depicting Moses and Aaron preaching, folio 94r, from the Bury Bible, created by Master Hugo. Created at Bury St. Edmunds, England, c. 1130-35. Cambridge: Corpus Christi College MS 2 pt 1. Image taken from ARTstor.

Folio depicting Moses and Aaron preaching, folio 94r, from the Bury Bible, created by Master Hugo. Created at Bury St. Edmunds, England, c. 1130-35. Cambridge: Corpus Christi College MS 2 pt 1. Image taken from ARTstor.

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