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  • Nonius Marcellus, De Compendiosa Doctrina

    Manuscript

    The only surviving work of a grammarian working in the fourth century called Nonius Marcellus, the De compendiosa doctri...

  • Old English Orosius

    Manuscript

    In 410 the Visigoths, a Germanic tribe led by King Alaric (r. 395–410), entered the city of Rome and spent three days pi...

  • St Jerome, Commentaries on the Pauline Epistles

    Manuscript

    Commentaries by St Jerome (d. 420) on the Bible could be found in the collections of many monastic libraries in England ...

  • St Jerome, Commentary on Isaiah

    Manuscript

    This eighth-century copy of St Jerome’s (b. 347, d. 420) Commentary on the Old Testament book of Isaiah is an early vers...

  • St Jerome's translation of the Hebrew Book of Psal...

    Manuscript

    St Jerome made several translations of the Psalms into Latin. One of these is known as the Hebraicum because it was made...

  • The Ashem Vohu, a Zoroastrian prayer

    Manuscript

    This manuscript comes not from India or Iran, the lands associated today with the Zoroastrian religion, but from Dunhuan...

  • The story of Cædmon's Hymn

    Manuscript

    The earliest named English poet was a cowherd named Cædmon who lived at the Abbey of Whitby. We know about this man beca...

  • Tiberius Bede

    Manuscript

    Bede’s Ecclesiastical History of the English People was completed in 731. The work tells the story of the conversion of ...

  • Vespasian Psalter

    Manuscript

    The Vespasian Psalter is an early copy of a Latin revision of the Psalms (the Romanum or Roman version) associated with...

  • Æthelstan Psalter

    Manuscript

    According to an inscription on one of the manuscript’s pages, this small copy of the Psalms was once owned by Æthelstan,...