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  • Gospel lectionary with ekphonetic notation

    Manuscript Created date: 10th century

    This fine 10th-century Gospel lectionary contains extensive decoration. Along with four full-page portraits of the evang...

  • Gospel-book from Lebanon

    Manuscript Created date: 10th century

    This 10th-century copy of the Gospels in Greek contains fine decorated headpieces at the beginning of each gospel. The v...

  • Guest-Coutts New Testament

    Manuscript Created date: Mid-10th century

    Copied and illuminated in the middle of the 10th century, this manuscript is a remarkable example of book production in...

  • Hrabanus Maurus, The Invention of Languages

    Manuscript Created date: 10th century

    The so-called De inventione linguarum (The Invention of Languages) presents the Hebrew, Greek, Latin, and runic alphabet...

  • Illustrated Rule of St Benedict

    Manuscript Created date: 4th quarter of the 10th century

    This decorative letter opens the Prologue to the Rule of St Benedict, a very influential book of instructions, which set...

  • Letters of the Anonymous Professor

    Manuscript Created date: 10th century

    Composed by two scribes in the 10th century, this composite manuscript contains letters and poems by authors including G...

  • Marvels of the East

    Manuscript Created date: 4th quarter of the 10th century or 1st quarter of the 11th century

    Written in Old English, The Marvels of the East is part travel guide, part quasi-zoological description, based on the Li...

  • Narratio Metrica de Sancti Swithuno

    Manuscript Created date: 4th quarter of the 10th century

    The Narratio Metrica de Sancti Swithuno by Wulfstan of Winchester is the longest surviving Latin poem written in England...

  • Noyon Sacramentary

    Manuscript Created date: 4th quarter of the 10th century

    Produced at Noyon Cathedral in the late 10th century, this manuscript is a Sacramentary—a collection of all the texts ne...

  • Prudentius, Psychomachia (War of the Soul)

    Manuscript Created date: 4th quarter of the 10th century–11th century

    The Psychomachia (War of the Soul) is a work of allegory in which seven Virtues and seven Vices battle for possession of...

  • Sermons of Gregory of Nazianzus

    Manuscript Created date: 972

    The theological treatises of Gregory of Nazianzus (c. 329–389?) were hugely important for the Greek church in the Middle...

  • Winchester Benedictional

    Manuscript Created date: Late 10th century–1st half of the 11th century

    Benedictionals (from the Latin benedicere, to bless) are books that contain lists of blessings given by bishops during t...