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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 information about the Companions of the Prophet Muhammad and their successors by Abu Ja‘far Muh...
This booklet is one of the thousands of copies of the Lotus Sūtra that were found in Dunhuang. The scripture, which is o...
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...
A range of different resources were used by Latin scholars in the 8th and 9th centuries to learn Greek. Examples of some...
This fragment of the Mahāparinirvāṇa-sūtra is an early example of the tradition of writing fine manuscripts in metallic...
This collection of three works by the leading theologian of the early Church, St Augustine of Hippo (b. 354, d. 430), wa...
This Perfection of Wisdom sūtra, commonly called the Heart Sūtra, expounds the fundamental emptiness of all things. It i...
This is the earliest extant manuscript of the Greek author Lucian of Samosata (c. 125-180). It is from the early 10th ce...
During the Middle Ages as now, there were a number of liturgical books that were designed to be used by specific ranks o...
The Fécamp Gospel-book was produced in the 10th century in Winchester, a royal centre in the Anglo-Saxon kingdom ...