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  • St Corneille Gospels

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

    This remarkable Gospel-book was used at the royal foundation of St Corneille de Compiègne, in the north of Paris,...

  • St Gregory the Great, Epistles

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

    This imposing volume includes a collection of letters of Pope Gregory the Great (d. c. 604). It was made in the north of...

  • St Gregory the Great, Moralia in Job

    Manuscript Created date: 12th century–13th century

    The second of a two-volume set, this book contains the Old Testament Book of Job. It also includes part of St Gregory th...

  • St Gregory the Great, Registrum Epistolarum Gregor...

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

    The Registrum Epistolarum Gregorii, or register of the letters of Pope Gregory the Great, is composed of 14 books, inclu...

  • St Jerome, Commentaries on Jeremiah and Ezekiel

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

    Saint Jerome (b. c. 347, d. 420), whose greatest work was the translation of the Bible into Latin, also wrote biblical c...

  • St Jerome, Commentary on Ecclesiastes and Translat...

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

    The abbey of Saint Peter, Corbie, in northern France was founded by the Merovingian queen, Bathilde, widow of King Clovi...

  • St Jerome, Commentary on Jeremiah

    Manuscript Created date: 12th century

    In the Old Testament Book of Jeremiah, the prophet warns King Zedekiah of the destruction of Jerusalem.  This copy of St...

  • St Jerome’s translation of Eusebius’ Chronicon

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

    The Greek scholar and historian Eusebius of Caesarea (d. c. 340) prepared a world chronicle of history from Abraham to t...

  • Symeon of Durham, De Exordio Ecclesiae Dunelmensis

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

    Symeon of Durham (active c. 1090–c. 1128) was an English monk and historian, known for writing a number of chronicles, i...

  • Three Galenic treatises in Arabic

    Manuscript Created date: 1184

    This manuscript is written on Arabic paper. It was completed in Damascus in July 1184 by Ibrāhīm ibn Naṣr ibn Ibrāhīm ib...

  • Tournai map of Asia

    Map Created date: 12th century

    This map of Asia may have accompanied works of Jerome as early as the fourth or fifth century, but this twelfth-century...

  • William of Jumièges, Deeds of the Norman Dukes

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

    The Benedictine monk William of Jumièges (fl. 1026–1070) composed his historical account of the deeds of the Norm...

  • Winchcombe Chronicle

    Manuscript Created date: 1st half of the 12th century–1st quarter of the 14th century

    The Winchcombe Chronicle traces the history of Winchcombe Abbey in Gloucestershire from AD 1–1181. Winchcombe was a roya...