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This fine 10th-century Gospel lectionary contains extensive decoration. Along with four full-page portraits of the evang...
This 10th-century copy of the Gospels in Greek contains fine decorated headpieces at the beginning of each gospel. The v...
Copied and illuminated in the middle of the 10th century, this manuscript is a remarkable example of book production in...
The so-called De inventione linguarum (The Invention of Languages) presents the Hebrew, Greek, Latin, and runic alphabet...
This decorative letter opens the Prologue to the Rule of St Benedict, a very influential book of instructions, which set...
Composed by two scribes in the 10th century, this composite manuscript contains letters and poems by authors including G...
One of the oldest surviving Hebrew biblical codices. Why is it important? This manuscript is one of the oldest surviving...
Written in Old English, The Marvels of the East is part travel guide, part quasi-zoological description, based on the Li...
The Narratio Metrica de Sancti Swithuno by Wulfstan of Winchester is the longest surviving Latin poem written in England...
Produced at Noyon Cathedral in the late 10th century, this manuscript is a Sacramentary—a collection of all the texts ne...
Woodblock printed sheet
A 10th-century printed prayer sheet with an illustration of Amitābha Buddha. What is it? Many rectangular prayer sheets...
The Psychomachia (War of the Soul) is a work of allegory in which seven Virtues and seven Vices battle for possession of...
The theological treatises of Gregory of Nazianzus (c. 329–389?) were hugely important for the Greek church in the Middle...
This scroll was discovered in Cave 17 (known as the Library Cave) in Dunhaung, China, as such, it is believed that this...
Benedictionals (from the Latin benedicere, to bless) are books that contain lists of blessings given by bishops during t...