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