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  • Macrobius, Commentary on the Dream of Scipio

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

    In around 430, the Latin grammarian and philosopher, Macrobius wrote Commentarii in somnium Scipionis, a commentary on t...

  • Martyrdom of Thomas Becket

    Manuscript Created date: 1174–1176

    On 29 December 1170, Thomas Becket, the archbishop of Canterbury, was murdered in Canterbury Cathedral by four knights f...

  • Nonius Marcellus, De Compendiosa Doctrina

    Manuscript Created date: 3rd quarter of the 9th century

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

  • Old English Illustrated Herbal

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

    Medieval medicine often used plant- and animal-based remedies. This is the only illustrated collection of such remedies...

  • Paul the Deacon, History of the Lombards

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

    Paul the Deacon’s (b. c. 720, d. 799) written history of the Lombard people is one of the earliest accounts of the Lomba...

  • Penitential works

    Manuscript Created date: Mid-12th century

    A colourful, gilded image portraying a kneeling monk in a black robe offering a book to St Peter and St John the Evangel...

  • Peter Lombard, Commentary on the Psalms

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

    Peter Lombard (d. 1160) was a scholar and theologian, who taught at the school of Notre Dame and was consecrated Bishop...

  • Peter Lombard's gloss on the Psalms

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

    A marginal gloss, or commentary, on the Psalms by Peter Lombard (d. 1160) is included in this Psalter, probably made in...

  • Philippe de Thaon, Comput

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

    The earliest named French author, Philippe de Thaon, was active in the first half of the 12th century. In this volume ar...

  • Priscian, Institutiones grammaticae

    Manuscript Created date: 11th century

    Priscian was a Latin grammarian and scholar, active in Constantinople (now Istanbul, Turkey) at the beginning of the six...

  • 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...

  • Préaux Gospels

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

    Under the leadership of abbot Richard of Fourneaux (r. 1101–1131), a student of St Anselm (d. 1109) and author of numero...

  • Psalter in Anglo-Norman verse

    Manuscript Created date: Late 12th century

    This early twelfth-century Psalter, or book of the Psalms, was copied in an English monastery, probably Canterbury. It c...

  • Psalter with a Latin gloss

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

    An extensive commentary is included in this Psalter, or book of Psalms, probably made in Eastern France during the secon...

  • Psalter with an Anglo-Norman gloss

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

    After William the Conqueror’s invasion of England in 1066, a dialect of French known as Anglo-Norman became one of the d...