Effigies are artistic representations of a person, in the form of a statue or a picture, often life-sized.
Learn more about the medieval effigies used in decorating tombs, the so-called burial effigies.
In the medieval times, books were very expensive. From the process of making, which was very time consuming and laborious, and further, because of the expensive decorations such are precious stones, gold and jewels with which they were decorated. They were frequently a target of robbers in barbarian campaigns who robbed them, and burned their …