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  • A Syriac martyrdom text

    Manuscript Created date: 5th or 6th century

    This very early Syriac manuscript is a collection of accounts of eleven Christian martyrs dating from the 5th or 6th cen...

  • Golden Canon Tables

    Manuscript Created date: 6th century

    The Golden Canon Tables were created in Constantinople and date from the 6th or 7th century. They are precious evidence...

  • Gospels on purple parchment

    Manuscript Created date: 6th century

    The Codex Purpureus Petropolitanus, a Greek manuscript of the Gospels, was written in the 6th century. It gets its name...

  • St Augustine Gospels

    Manuscript Created date: Late 6th century

    The St Augustine Gospels provides a tangible link with the earliest days of the Anglo-Saxon Church. It was made in Italy...

  • Syriac translation of Galen

    Manuscript Created date: 6th-7th century

    Sergius of Reshaina (d. 536) translated the works of the ancient physician Galen (129-c. 217 CE) in the 6th century. Thi...

  • The Harley Gospels: an early surviving example of...

    Manuscript Created date: 4th quarter of the 6th century

    This is one of the earliest surviving examples of St Jerome's Vulgate – the Bible in the 'everyday Latin' translation th...