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  • French illustrated copy of Gratian’s Decretum

    Manuscript Created date: 4th quarter of the 12th century

    The Decretum, meaning a series of decrees, was the first of six volumes of the laws of the Church, known as canon law. S...

  • French Psalter composed in verse

    Manuscript Created date: 4th quarter of the 12th century–1st quarter of the 13th century

    The Book of Psalms was translated into French in the first half of the twelfth century. It became one of the most popula...

  • Geoffrey of Ufford’s miscellaneous compilation of...

    Manuscript Created date: c. 1154

    A unique compilation of Latin moral, grammatical and historical treatises was collected by Geoffrey of Ufford in the 12t...

  • Gilbert of Poitiers, Commentary on the Psalms

    Manuscript Created date: 1st half of the 12th century

    Gilbert of Poitiers (d. 1154), or Gilbert de la Porrée, was a French scholar and theologian, who lectured at the ...

  • Glossed Book of Ezekiel

    Manuscript Created date: 2nd half of the 12th century

    This 12th-century copy of the Old Testament book of Ezekiel may have been produced at the Cistercian monastery of Founta...

  • Glossed Psalter

    Manuscript Created date: 3rd quarter of the 12th century

    From an early date, Church Fathers and theologians wrote commentaries on the Bible, which survive in numerous copies. Th...

  • Goscelin of Saint-Bertin, Lives of the Canterbury...

    Manuscript Created date: 1st quarter of the 12th century

    Goscelin was a monk and writer from the Benedictine abbey of Saint-Bertin, in northern France, who wrote during the late...

  • Gospel-book with recycled binding

    Manuscript Created date: 12th century

    This copy of the Gospels was written in the 12th century in the Eastern Mediterranean. It includes decorated headpieces...

  • Greek Gospel lectionary with notes in Arabic

    Manuscript Created date: 12th century

    This Greek Gospel lectionary contains exquisite decorated headpieces, characteristic of the style of 12th-century Byzant...

  • Guthlac Roll

    Vellum roll Created date: 1175-1215

    This manuscript is known as the Guthlac Roll. It is a long, thin strip of parchment which contains 18 ink ‘roundels’ – c...

  • Harley Greek Gospels

    Manuscript Created date: 12th century

    This manuscript of the four Gospels in Greek is lavishly illuminated. It contains not only the usual four portraits of t...

  • Harley Trilingual Psalter

    Manuscript Created date: 12th century, pre 1153

    Containing the text of the psalms in parallel Greek, Latin, and Arabic versions, the Harley Trilingual Psalter bears elo...

  • Homiliary

    Manuscript Created date: 12th century

    The writings of the Christian theologians of the first millennium were hugely important for the Byzantine church. Someti...

  • Homiliary produced at Corbie Abbey

    Manuscript Created date: 1179

    Homiliaries are compilations of sermons or explanations of biblical texts, arranged according to significant days in the...

  • Illuminated copy of St Augustine's De Trinitate

    Manuscript Created date: 1121–1130

    In the early fifth century the theologian, St Augustine of Hippo (b. 354, d. 430) wrote a treatise on the Trinity (De Tr...