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  • Old English Orosius

    Manuscript Created date: Late 9th – early 10th century

    In 410 the Visigoths, a Germanic tribe led by King Alaric (r. 395–410), entered the city of Rome and spent three days pi...

  • 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...

  • The Ashem Vohu, a Zoroastrian prayer

    Manuscript Created date: 9th century

    This manuscript comes not from India or Iran, the lands associated today with the Zoroastrian religion, but from Dunhuan...

  • The Book of Buddha's Names

    Scroll Created date: 9th–10th century

    This scroll was discovered in Cave 17 (known as the Library Cave) in Dunhaung, China, as such, it is believed that this...

  • 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 ...

  • Vespasian Psalter

    Manuscript Created date: 2nd quarter of the 8th century–mid-9th century

    The Vespasian Psalter is an early copy of a Latin revision of the Psalms (the Romanum or Roman version) associated with...

  • Æthelstan Psalter

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

    According to an inscription on one of the manuscript’s pages, this small copy of the Psalms was once owned by Æthelstan,...