Manuscripts

thumb rankrascio-psalterium-marie-tekstas-su-iliuminacijomis-xivaThe illuminated text of the manuscript Psalterium Marie [Hymns to Mary], parchment, 14th centuryThe manuscript collection of over 200 items includes the oldest known illuminated manuscript book in Lithuania – the Psalterium Marie [Hymns to Mary], parchment, 14th century. Also in the collection are original documents with the signatures of Lithuania's rulers (beginning with the King of Poland and Grand Duke of Lithuania Sigismund the Old, 1467-1548) and manuscript books from the 17th and 18th centuries, including the original manuscript of Matthaeus Praetorius' Deliciae Prussicae oder Preussische Schaubühne [Interesting Things about Prussia] with the author's drawings.