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  • Aldhelm's Riddles

    Manuscript

    Aldhelm’s Latin verse Enigmata or Riddles was widely read and studied in the Middle Ages, both in England and on the Con...

  • Beowulf

    Manuscript

    Beowulf is the longest epic poem in Old English, the language spoken in Anglo-Saxon England before the Norman Conquest....

  • Exeter Book

    Manuscript

    The Exeter Book, which belongs to the Dean and Chapter of Exeter Cathedral, is one of the four most significant verse ma...

  • Felix's Life of Guthlac

    Manuscript

    This manuscript is a copy of the Life of Guthlac by the East Anglian monk, Felix. Falling within the genre of hagiograph...

  • Marvels of the East

    Manuscript

    Written in Old English, The Marvels of the East is part travel guide, part quasi-zoological description, based on the Li...

  • Narratio Metrica de Sancti Swithuno

    Manuscript

    The Narratio Metrica de Sancti Swithuno by Wulfstan of Winchester is the longest surviving Latin poem written in England...

  • Prudentius, Psychomachia

    Manuscript

    Prudentius’s Psychomachia, which means ‘Battle of the Soul’, is the first fully allegorical work in the European literar...

  • Vercelli Book

    Manuscript

    The Vercelli Book is one of the four most significant verse manuscripts to survive from the Anglo-Saxon period. These fo...