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Manuscript Created date: 10th century
The Etymologies by Isidore of Seville (b. c. 560, d. 636) became one of the most widely consulted encyclopaedic works in...
Manuscript Created date: Late 10th century
This opulent copy of the Gospels was perhaps made as a gift from the bishop, Thierry I (r. 965-984) to the cathedral of...
Manuscript Created date: 900–1000
Probably copied in Egypt, this 10th-century Qur’an is written in Eastern kufic script on vellum. The manuscript The desi...
Manuscript Created date: 900–1000
This Tibetan Buddhist manuscript provides instructions for tantric meditation practice. These practices include visuali...
Manuscript Created date: 4th quarter 10th century–1st half of 11th century
This manuscript contains the prose version of Anglo-Saxon author Aldhelm’s De uirginitate (‘In Praise of Virginity’). It...
Manuscript Created date: Late 10th century – early 11th century
Aldhelm’s Latin verse Enigmata or Riddles was widely read and studied in the Middle Ages, both in England and on the Con...
Manuscript Created date: 4th quarter of 10th century
This is the second oldest manuscript of the Anglo-Saxon Chronicle. It was made in the 10th century and cuts off at the e...
Manuscript Created date: c. 925–950
Bald’s Leechbook is a large collection of medical remedies in Old English. Its recipes are drawn from Greek and Roman au...
Manuscript Created date: c. 1000
Beowulf is the longest epic poem in Old English, the language spoken in Anglo-Saxon England before the Norman Conquest....
Manuscript Created date: 900–999
This manuscript contains information about the Companions of the Prophet Muhammad and their successors by Abu Ja‘far Muh...
Manuscript Created date: c. 970
The Roman senator and philosopher, Anicius Manlius Severinus Boethius, was born in Italy in 476. He was an acclaimed aut...
Booklet, Manuscript Created date: c. 10th century
This booklet is one of the thousands of copies of the Lotus Sūtra that were found in Dunhuang. The scripture, which is o...
Manuscript Created date: 3rd quarter of the tenth century
Like the majority of biblical books in Western Christendom, the texts of this Psalter are in Latin. They comprise one of...
Manuscript Created date: 10th-12th century
This beautifully illuminated copy of the Greek Gospels was created in two stages. The text was copied out in the 2nd hal...
Manuscript Created date: 980
The bishop Stephanos commissioned this Gospel lectionary. It was written in 980 at Ciscissa in Cappadocia. It is laid ou...