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  • Alcuin's letter collection

    Manuscript Created date: 1st quarter of the 9th century

    This collection of the letters of the Englishman Alcuin of York (b. c. 735, d. 804), is datable to the early ninth centu...

  • Boethius, De institutione arithmetica with medical...

    Manuscript Created date: Mid-9th century–1st half of the 10th century

    During the Middle Ages, the practice of gathering different texts from various periods in the same manuscript was common...

  • Calculating time

    Manuscript Created date: 1st third of the 9th century–Late 11th century

    This manuscript consists of three books joined together in the medieval period at the Benedictine abbey of Saint-Germain...

  • Cicero, De Oratore

    Manuscript Created date: 2nd quarter of the 9th century

    This volume contains De Oratore (On the Orator), a rhetorical treatise by the Roman philosopher and statesman Cicero (b....

  • Dioscorides, Liber de virtutibus herbarium

    Manuscript Created date: 1st half of the 9th century

    The Greek physician, Dioscorides (b. c. 40, d. 90), wrote a treatise on the medical properties of plants, animal product...

  • French copy of Bede’s Ecclesiastical History

    Manuscript Created date: 3rd quarter of the 9th century

    The Ecclesiastical History of the English People by the Venerable Bede (b. c. 673, d. 735), monk and scholar of Wearmout...

  • Nonius Marcellus, De Compendiosa Doctrina

    Manuscript Created date: 3rd quarter of the 9th century

    The only surviving work of a grammarian working in the fourth century called Nonius Marcellus, the De compendiosa doctri...

  • St Jerome, Commentaries on the Pauline Epistles

    Manuscript Created date: 9th century

    Commentaries by St Jerome (d. 420) on the Bible could be found in the collections of many monastic libraries in England ...

  • St Jerome, Commentary on Isaiah

    Manuscript Created date: 1st half of the 9th century

    This eighth-century copy of St Jerome’s (b. 347, d. 420) Commentary on the Old Testament book of Isaiah is an early vers...

  • St Jerome's translation of the Hebrew Book of Psal...

    Manuscript Created date: 2nd half of the 9th century

    St Jerome made several translations of the Psalms into Latin. One of these is known as the Hebraicum because it was made...

  • Tiberius Bede

    Manuscript Created date: 1st half of the 9th century

    Bede’s Ecclesiastical History of the English People was completed in 731. The work tells the story of the conversion of ...